COMPREHENSIVE & COMPLETE PACKAGE WITH BOOKLET-NOTES-PHOTOS AND OUTSTANDING LIVE PERFORMANCES.......
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Definitive Performances 1963 – 1987begins with a staggering performance of their 1962-63 hit, “You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me” filmed at the Apollo Theatre during the famous 1963 Motortown Review. The DVD then progresses through the group’s entire career with Smokey leading the Miracles through classic performances of “Shop Around,” “Mickey’s Monkey,” “Ooo Baby Baby,” “The Tracks Of My Tears” and “Going To A Go-Go.” Also featured is a performance of “I Second That Emotion” from The Mike Douglas Show in 1968 and the #1, million-selling hit “The Tears Of A Clown” filmed in 1970 when the song was just beginning its climb up the charts.
Also featured on the DVD are performances by the Miracles after Smokey left the group and featuring Billy Griffin on lead vocals. Included from the Griffin-era Miracles are performances of “Do It Baby” and their #1 hit, the multi-million-seller “Love Machine”, both from 1976. Rounding out the DVD are three classics performances from Smokey’s solo years: “Cruisin’,” “Being With You” and the Grammy® award winning “Just To See Her”.
Interspersed between the performances are segments from the historic Smokey Robinson & The Miracles reunion interview, conducted exclusively for this DVD. Featured for the first time anywhere are over 70 minutes of interviews where Smokey and original Miracles Pete Moore and Bobby Rogers recount the history of the group from their early childhood days as friends through the early years of the Miracles and the formation of Motown, all the way up to the present.