Smokey Robinson to Release Duets Album
Fri, 16 May 2014 12:23:33
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Legendary Motown icon Smokey Robinson is set to release his duets album, Smokey & Friends, this September on Verve Records.
Produced by Randy Jackson, Robinson will be joined by an all-star roster of acclaimed artists including rock legends Elton John and James Taylor, with additional artists to be announced soon.
So Elton x Smokey and James x Smokey. We likey!
Elton John and James Taylor will duet with Robinson on treasured singles originally released in 1965 and each having sold in the millions. Elton John and Smokey Robinson will duet on "The Tracks of My Tears," one of the most celebrated songs of our time.
James Taylor and Smokey Robinson will duet on the Marvin Gaye classic "Ain't That Peculiar," which he composed and became one of Gaye's earliest signature hits.
Robinson said, "What a great honor and pleasure it is for me to record with my really good friends Elton John and James Taylor. They are both awesome artists and we had a great time in the studio."
Further collaborators will be announced soon!
Are you excited about Smokey and Friends?