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Smokey Robinson: The Miracle Of Motown

Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, April 1968

BILL "SMOKEY" Robinson, the leader of the Miracles, couldn't decide between athletics and engineering. At Northern High School in Detroit (where all the Miracles were born and grew up) he was a football and basketball star, and at Highland Park College he studied engineering. But, he was also a talented singer-musician-composer, playing the saxophone and piano in school shows, singing in the glee club, and writing and acting in shows.

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