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1979 - 'Cruisin' - Smokey Robinson- one of Smokey's biggest hits outside his work with The Miracles.

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The Miracles were an American rhythm and blues group, notable as the first successful act for Berry Gordy's Motown Record Corporation. Their 1960 song, "Shop Around" became Motown's first million-selling hit record, and the group went on to become one of Motown's "signature acts" of the 1960s, and one of the most important and influential groups in music history. Formed in 1955 by William "Smokey" Robinson, Warren "Pete" Moore and Ronald "Ronnie" White.

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Smokey Robinson & The Mircles / The Tracks of My Tears----------------- OrigFlmSoundtk "Platoon" 1986

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Your Song Changed My Life: From Jimmy Page to St. Vincent, Smokey Robinson to Hozier, Thirty-Five Beloved Artists on Their Journey and the Music That Inspired It

The First Song Smokey Robinson Ever Wrote

In this Master Class clip, Smokey Robinson shares his memory of the first song he ever wrote, and the inspiration behind the lyrics: