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SMOKEY ROBINSON: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE FOR POPULAR SONG

Friday, July 21, 2017, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET

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Enjoy an all-star tribute to Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

  • Airdate(s): 7/21/2017 - 10:00 - 11:30 PM
  • Original Broadcast: 2/10/17
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Program Description

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Enjoy an all-star tribute to Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, with performances by Robinson, as well as Aloe Blacc, Gallant, CeeLo Green, JoJo, Ledisi, Tegan Marie, Kip Moore, Corinne Bailey Rae, Esperanza Spalding, The Tenors, Joe Walsh, BeBe Winans, and a special appearance by Berry Gordy, Founder of Motown — with Samuel L. Jackson as host and Greg Phillinganes as music director (program subject to change).

Press Materials

  • PBS TO HONOR SMOKEY ROBINSON IN MUSIC SPECIAL WITH STAR-STUDDED PERFORMANCES FROM CEELO GREEN, JOE WALSH, ESPERANZA SPALDING, AND MANY MORE

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