Smooth, soulful ‘Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ on 1969 ‘Sullivan’

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As for the famous boy bands of the 1960s, very few are able to compete with Smokey Robinson and the Miracles. In 1969, they performed the song “Doggone Right” on The Ed Sullivan Show.

The group wore gorgeous silk blue children’s shirts and high-heeled royal blue trousers, along with matching shoes. The group fully fulfills its typical tedious, strong harmony. They even complemented the look with matching outerwear tied around their necks.

“Miracles” moves in a coordinated but at the same time unobtrusive way throughout Smokey throughout the song. There is even a slight bass solo at the end of each chorus, which in turn echoes the phrase “Doggone Right”.

Smokey’s unique festoon, which sounds a bit harsh, is fully displayed, and his voice is very stunning and different throughout the show. At some point, “Miracles” adds some enthusiastic applause to the performance.

At the end of the song, it is said that the band is slowing down its harmony for an unexpected ending. The audience applauds for the smooth r & b song written by Smokey Robinson and Marv Tarplin. In the 60’s, very few people wrote or talked about their hit songs.

The song has reached 32 on the Billboard Hot 100, and the song has already reached 7 on the Top 10 r & b charts. The “Wonders” career was able to set a record for them, registering in the 26 Top 40 hit parade, reaching the first place with “The Tears of a Clown”.

The Miracles was Barry Gordy’s first successful recording attempt on Motown Records. They helped put Detroit’s voice on the map and were able to completely change the way music was played in the ’60s and beyond.

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