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    Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:34:33

    Smokey Robinson Releases "Mama You're My Daddy Too" - It pays homage to mothers just in time for their holiday

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    Music icon Smokey Robinson has written and recorded a new song that tenderly praises the strength and honors the struggles of single mothers on the eve of Mother's Day. "Mama You're My Daddy Too" is a beautiful and powerful tribute to the single parent raising children without the assistance of fathers, a tremendous and often overlooked feat Robinson marks by singing, "I have never known a man that is stronger than you." The digital single will be released on May 3rd on SRR (Saguaro Road Rhythm) Records.

    "This is a song that I hope will impact people and give the single moms out there some encouragement," said Robinson. "Many are struggling to raise more than one child by themselves with no participation from the dad, and so I hope these words will be inspirational to them. I hope it can also inspire or enlighten their children or adults who have already been raised by single moms."

    Robinson was compelled to write the song after watching a documentary on the plight of the single mother, which left a tremendous impact on him. "I thought about how many single moms there are in the world and many of them have homes where they are raising them completely on their own," the Motown legend said.

    "Mama You're My Daddy Too" will be available via MP3 at all major outlets including iTunes and Amazon.com. Robinson released his last album, Time Flies When You're Having Fun, and a special collection, Now & Then (in conjunction with Cracker Barrel Restaurants), on Saguaro Road Records last year.

    What are you going to do with or for your mom on Mother's Day next month? You should probably email her an Mp3 of this song!

    —Amy Sciarretto
    04.29.11




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