Smokey Robinson is one of the greatest soul singers and songwriters ever. It's been over a half century since he entered the lives of music fans with his unique combination of clever poetry and killer hooks, and now he is an artist who is revered by all who came after.
Featured Music Review
When your debut CD arrives at the top of the charts, garners a pair of Grammy nominations and cements your status as a performer as well as a songwriter, it's best not to rush back into the studio. The path to longevity is making music that people will connect to, rather than just hear, and Marsha Ambrosius, thankfully, knows the difference...
Soul Music Birthdays
Janis Siegel of the Manhattan Transfer (1952)
Tony Joe White (1943)
Michelle Williams (1980)
Jennifer Lopez (1970)
Ann Nesby (1955)
Bennie Benjamin (1925)
Dobie Gray (1942)
DeAndre Cortez Way a.k.a. Soulja Boy (1990)
SoulTracks Readers Polls
The Greatest Music of all time, as chosen by SoulTracks readers