Now’s your chance to see Smokey Robinson at your favorite Oregon casino! We couldn’t be more excited to be a stop on the Smokey Robinson tour, and since there are a limited number of seats left, we recommend you buy your tickets today for his January 18th show at Spirit Mountain Casino.
Smokey Robinson Music
Smokey Robinson is a musical legend who has worked as a singer, songwriter, record producer, and a record executive. He started his career as the frontman for the Motown vocal group The Miracles, which began under the name the Five Chimes. During his seventeen years with the group, he served as the chief songwriter, and wrote many of their greatest hits. After that, he served as Motown’s vice president and wrote numerous hits for other musical legends, including Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, The Jackson 5, and The Temptations. Not only was he inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, but he was also awarded the 2016 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for his lifetime contributions to popular music.
Smokey Robinson Songs
With more than 60 years of experience in the music industry, Smokey Robinson’s greatest hits span decades. With so many hits to choose from, it’s hard to speculate what Robinson will play at the Spirit Mountain Casino show. Here are a few fan favorites we hope to hear live!
“The Tears of a Clown” by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Co-written by Hank Cosby, Smokey Robinson, and Stevie Wonder, “The Tears of a Clown” was originally recorded by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles on their 1967 album Make It Happen. Not only was it a #1 hit on the Billboard Top 100 and the R&B Singles Charts, but it was also an international multi-million seller and a 2002 Grammy Hall of Fame inductee.
“You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Written by the one and only Smokey Robinson, “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” is now known as one of The Miracles’ most covered songs. In fact, this particular hit was covered by The Beatles on their second album. The song was on the Top 10 Billboard Charts and peaked at #1 on the R&B Singles and was also selected as one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
“Being With You” by Smokey Robinson
After his time with The Miracles, Smokey Robinson has gone on to have a successful solo career. “Being With You” is the title track of his gold-certified album of the same name, and it is his highest charting solo hit on the Billboard pop charts. You’ll love the soulful sound of this classic Smokey Robinson hit.
Already have your tickets to the Smokey Robinson concert at Spirit Mountain Casino? Now you just need to make sure you arrive early to take advantage of everything your favorite Oregon casino has to offer, including fine dining establishments, fun casino games, and more! You can also check out our event list to see upcoming concerts and comedy shows at Spirit Mountain Casino.