Robinson and The Miracles began turning out an almost unbroken string of hits in the early 1960s on Gordy's Tamla label (although they had minor hits on a few labels before they signed with Gordy).Robinson's high, warm tenor was perfect for the romantic ballads that he wrote for the group (one of the music industry's most prolific songwriters, Robinson was also such an imaginative one that Bob Dylan once called him "America's greatest living poet"), although they could also do hard, driving dance records (i.e., "Mickey's Monkey"). I love the story between these two people who shouldn't be in the same world together and shouldn't be feeling how they felt for each other because it was wrong.Morrison: I want to say it's like the organization, It Gets Better. Of course it hurts and makes you feel awful, but these people aren't your friends.Smokey Robinson responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods.Smokey Robinson often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings.
Costs vary between items, and digitization may be restricted by copyright, but explain your interests via email, and we will work with you to make more historic WGBH content available to the world.But make no mistake: Morrison, with his boy-next-door smile, curly hair and chiseled abs, is not gay. After all, he's been singing and dancing since he was in the fifth grade and says he's heard it all. I just got [an Ally for Equality Award] the other day in Atlanta. I can throw a football further than probably a lot of the jocks.Dustin Fitzharris: You have said in the past that the biggest misconception about you is that you're gay. I was lucky, I feel, in that sense that I didn't get bullied.Antiques or things with sentimental value from William's past are especially dear to him.Smokey Robinson may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of his immediate circle.