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Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion

Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion

Performer: Smokey Robinson And The Miracles
Title: Special Occasion
Style: Soul
Released: 1968
Cat#: TS 290
Country: US
Label: Tamla
Size MP3 version: 1380 mb
Size FLAC version: 1957 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 833
Genre: Funk

Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion


Tracklist

1Much Better Off
Written By – Robinson, MooreWritten-By – Moore, Robinson
2:48
2Just Losing You
Written-By – Wm. Stevenson
2:52
3Your Mother's Only Daughter
Written By – Robinson, ClevelandWritten-By – Cleveland, Robinson
2:24
4Heard It Through The Grapevine
Written By – Whitfield, StrongWritten-By – Strong, Whitfield
2:58
5Special Occasion
Written By – Robinson, ClevelandWritten-By – Cleveland, Robinson
2:20
6Give Her Up
Written-By – Wm. Robinson
2:57
7Yester Love
Written By – Robinson, ClevelandWritten-By – Cleveland, Robinson
2:16
8You Only Build Me Up Onl To Tear Me Down
Written-By – Wm. Robinson
3:24
9Everybody Needs Love
Written By – Whitfield, HollandWritten-By – Holland, Whitfield
2:58
10Yesterday
Written-By – J. Lennon, P. McCartney
3:47
11If You Can Want
Written-By – Wm. Robinson
2:42

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
STML 11089Smokey Robinson And The Miracles Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion ‎(LP, Album)Tamla MotownSTML 11089UK1968
TML 11089Smokey Robinson And The Miracles Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Tamla MotownTML 11089UK1968
TM290Smokey Robinson And The Miracles Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion ‎(LP, Album, Mono)TamlaTM290US1968
TS 290, TMS 290Smokey Robinson And The Miracles Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion ‎(LP, Album)Tamla Motown, Tamla MotownTS 290, TMS 290Canada1968
S TM 290Smokey Robinson And The Miracles Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion ‎(LP, Album)TamlaS TM 290Germany1968

Credits

  • ProducerSmokey

Notes

Similar as Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion, but with slightly different labels.
Track list Side 1 on back cover is Side 2 on label (and vice versa).
Cover variation with small 4" photo.
Comes with The Motown Sound inner sleeves.

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, stamped): W4RS-5201-1 C R
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): TS-290 HS-1537-3 B1 >rnm
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, stamped): W4RS-5200-1 B R
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): TS-290 HS-1536-3 A2 >rnm

Video

Album

Special Occasion is an album by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles released in 1968. It contains three Top 40 hits: If You Can Want, Yester Love, and Special Occasion. Also included are versions of the Motown hits I Heard It Through the Grapevine and Everybody Needs Love both made popular by Gladys Knight & The Pips and The Beatles' Yesterday. The album's biggest hit was the uptempo If You Can Want, which just missed the Billboard Pop Top 10 peaking at 11, and was performed by the group. The Ultimate Collection: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Smokey Robinson, The Miracles. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. Special Occasion. Another strong LP from Smokey Robinson & the Miracles' late-'60s renaissance, Special Occasion was driven by an opening trio of Top 40 hits If You Can Want, Yester Love, the title song, the first of which was not only the biggest hit from the album, but one that illustrated the Miracles could do funky material as. well as they did pop. Album 1968 11 Songs. R&BSoul the follow-up album, Special occasion, was released in 1968, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles had a huge American hit top five pop, number one RB with their classic song, I second that emotion, which also became a minor UK hit. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, thus far largely unsuccessful in Britain, had their first big UK hit in 1969 when Tracks of my tears, an old album track from Going to a-go, featured on a different twofer in this series, was released as a single and made the top 10. It wasn't released in America, but Linda Ronstadt eventually covered the song and had a huge American hit with the song in the mid-seventies. Everybody Needs Love. OjO The only 1968 original Stereo and Mono releases will be on Tamla Records 3rd label variation which is identical to the label variation shown on Smokey Robinson And The Miracles - Special Occasion. This 3rd label variation was used until about December 1968. All of these other label variations were produced AFTER 1968, so there is absolutely no way they could have also been released in '68. Watch the video for Special Occasion from Smokey Robinson and The Miracles's Gold for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. From The Album. Play album. Over their career across the 1960s, 70s and 80s, the Miracles were one of Motown's signature acts with over forty top 40 R&B hits. Over the same time period, their original lead singer and founding member Smokey Robinson became one of the most successful songwriters and record producers of all time. The h read more. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles was the performing and recording name from 1965 to 1972 of renowned American R&Bsoul group The Miracles. Play jigsaw puzzles for free Home. Special Occasion, 1968. Now playing . Smokey Robinson and the Miracles topped the US R&B album chart only twice, the second time on 7 December 1968 with Special Occasion. The groups second and final R&B No. 1 album Special Occasion came nearly three years after the first. Published on. December 7, 2019. Paul Sexton