10 Questions for Smokey Robinson

The singer-songwriter reminisces about 50 years of Motown. Smokey Robinson will now take your questions

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Smokey Robinson

Did you and your colleagues at Motown have any idea that your work was so special and would be so revered 50 years later? Amy Szmania COLUMBUS, OHIO

On the day that Berry Gordy started Motown, there were five of us there. He sat us down and said, "We are not going to make black music. We're going to make music for people. We're going to make music for the world." However, on that day and for years after that, I am positive that none of us dared to dream that the music of Motown would become what it has become.


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