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Members of 'Motown' perform during A Capitol Fourth 2013 Independence Day Concert on the west lawn of the US Capitol on July 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images for Capital Concerts)

Robinson Pays Tribute To Motown’s Chief Of Charm Maxine Powell

She didn’t sing a note or write lyrics, but Smokey Robinson contends that Maxine Powell was essential to Motown Records’ operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

1987 = 1987 was the year the Smokey Robinson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Smokey Robinson To Perform With DSO

Born and raised in Detroit, Smokey Robinson founded The Miracles while still in high school

CBS Detroit–06/13/2012

Housing projects are pictured 13 July 20

Film Features Detroit Projects That Housed Motown Greats

The 27-minute documentary takes a look inside the historic buildings, introducing the viewer to lifelong residents, those who fought to keep the projects open, and today’s squatters.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–04/26/2012

Franklin Aretha ScreenShot

Aretha Franklin Celebrates Birthday With Song

Aretha Franklin celebrated her 69th birthday Friday night and gave a rousing performance at a party in her honor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2011

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