Elton John. Smokey Robinson

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10/22/14-Aretha wants Stevie & Smokey

Aretha Franklin thinks it's 'ridiculous' she hasn't collaborated with Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson. The legendary singer is giving fans a treat with her new album Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics, a compilation of covers. She's had many special moments in her life, but there are still a few things the 72-year-old hopes to achieve. 'The presidential inauguration for Mr. Clinton and Mr. Obama and President Carter. And […]

todayOctober 22, 2014


5/19/14-Elton & Smokey Duet!

Elton John spoke to Billboard to discuss recording a duet with Smokey Robinson for an upcoming album. A a teenager collecting soul records, John recalls he was awed by Robinson's "most amazing voice" and lyrics that were "so great and direct; so simple and heartfelt. I think Bob Dylan described him as America's greatest poet. [Robinson] says things in five words that people take a whole page to say." Smokey […]

todayMay 19, 2014