Smokey Robinson has been thrilling audiences since the 1960s with the Miracles and later as a solo artist. 

With over 4000 songs to his credit, he's one of the most successful musicians in history. 

He was instrumental in working with Berry Gordy on the creation of Motown, a hit factory that forever changed music. 

SoCal Scene correspondent Alison Martino reports on Smokey's life and career and his upcoming performances. 

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