Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
Updated 8/20/98


NIGHTRAIN RECCOMENDS THE FOLLOWING JAMS TO
....."GET YOUR GROOVE ON"!





FOOLED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

nightrain:She's NOT a bad girl because ....she MADE me see ....how LOVE could be....but she's BAD, cuz she wants to be FREE.....bad girl ummmmmmmmm She wants to be FREE....

nightrain:She's NOT a bad girl to look at.....FOINER than FOINE, said she was mine, mine mine.....but she's bad......cuz it was ALWAYS a lie...

nightrain:My ONLY wish is that I wish I could ....make a BED, BAD girl be good....

She wasn't a BAD girl at first....so GOOD at the start now we must part ...oh yes she's BAD....bad girl cuz she's BREAKING MY HEART....sooooo soooooo BAD....she's .... BREAKING MY HEART


**... "juxtiposition" from the master poet .....& to think that Smokey wrote this when he was only 17 YEARS old !!!

THE "REAL" DISTANT LOVER


nightrain:I've got a LOVER waaaay over there...on the mountainside and I know that's where I should be....and don't you know that I've got a LOVER waaaay over there , across the river wide, I can hear her calling to me........awwww she's calling my name....so sweet and so plain, I can hear her sayin to me......CUM TO ME BAAAAAYBE........I'm BLOWN away... CUM TO ME BAAAAAYBE.........

nightrain:They tell me, that the river's too deep and it's too wide and you can't get accross to the other side.....but they don't know that I've got to get there and hold her in my arms just ONE more time like i did before, she was mine oh mine....cuz i can hear her say..... CUM TO ME BAAAAAYBE, I'm gonna get to u....(NO MATTER WHAT I HAVE TO DO.....).....Baby when I get there I ain't goin NO WHERE.
OL' RELIABLE

nightrain:"You....YOU.....need a LOVE like mine that u can depend on.......when your WHOLE WORLD is falling in and you need a FRIEND.....you can depend on ME.."

nightrain:"I'll be by your side when you need me....When the WHOLE world is unfair and NO ONE seems to care.... you can depend on ME.."



THE $64,000 QUESTION



nightrain:When I had you here....I TREATED YOU BAD..........and since......gurL, since you went awaaaaay don't cha know now i sit around with my head HANGING down and i wonder.......WHO'S LOVIN YOU.."?

nightrain:Life without LOVE is owwwwww sooooo lonley I don't think that I'm going to maaaaake it....CUM on Home gurl.....CUM on and TAKE IT..."
PHONICS LESSON


nightrain:What's soooooo good about goodbye all it doeeeeus is maka you cry.....well if leaving causes greivin and to depart can break your heart ....then tell me WHAT'S so GOOD ABOUT GOODBYE

nightrain:"And another thing I'd like to clarify is .....HOW CAN FAIRWELL BE FAIR?..."
WHAT WOMAN COULD RESIST THESE WORDS ??


nightrain:...Everyday we can play on the MILKY WAY and if that dont do.....then ILL TRY SOMETHING NEW

nightrain:I will bring you a flower from the floor of the sea to wear in your hair...... Ill do ANYTHING and EVERYTHING....to keep you happy girl....just to show you that I care....

nightrain:.....I'll PRETEND Im jealous of all the fellas and if that dont do....then ILL TRY SOMETHING NEW I'll take the STARS and count them and move a MOUNTAIN then.....if that dont do then ILL TRY SOMETHING NEW


OBBSESSIVE LOVE



nightrain:I don't LIKE u.....but I LOVE you.....seems that I'm ALWAYS thinking of you....ooooooo you traeat me badly......I LOVE YOU MADLY...You REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME....I don't WANT YOU, but I NEED YOU

nightrain:Don't want to kiss you....but I need to....whoa whoa whoa.......you do me WRONG now....my LOVE is STRONG now....u REALLY got a hold on me.


PARTY (TO FORGET)


nightrain:"Gather round you swingers and friends help me forget my hurt withinn, bout the ONLY girl I've ever loved, I've got to dance to keep from CRYIN...."

nightrain:"Those nights spent alone since we parted, her memories keep me soooo brokenhearted... , I've got to dance to keep from CRYIN...."
LOVE MEANS NEVER HAVING TO SAY YOUR SORRY


nightrain:I did you WRONG......my heart went out to play....but in the game i lost you.....WHAT A PRICE TO PAY.......,heyyyyyyyyy I'M CRYING....oooooooooooh baby baby...

nightrain:Mistakes.....I know I've made a few, but I'm only human.....you've made mistakes tooo I'M CRYING......... oooooooooooh baby baby... oooooooooooh baby baby...

nightrain:I'm just about at the END OF MY ROAD.....but I can't stop trying I can't give up hope....I feel that one day, I'll hold you near and whisper.....I STILL LOVE YOU.....



SPLIT PERSONALITY or (KEITH SWEAT ...SEE IF YOU CAN HANG WITH THIS....BUDDY!)

nightrain:"People say I am the life of the party, cuz i tell a joke or two, although I might be laughing loud and hearty, deep inside I'm BLUE....so take a GOOD look at my face, you'll se my SMILE it looks OUT OF PLACE....if you look closer it';s easy to see the TRACKS OF MY TEARS..."

nightrain:Since you left me if you see me with another girl , seeming like I'm having fun......although she may be cute....SHE'S JUST A SUBSTITUTE..."

nightrain:hey, hey yeah.....OUTSIDE (I'm masquerading) INSIDE (my hope is fading) .......JUST A CLOWN (oooooo yeah since you put me down)

nightrain:MY SMILE IS JUST MY MAKE UP SINCE MY BREAK UP WITH YOU



BEGGING (doesn't get any better than this)



nightrain:Beggars can be choicey I know....that's what the people say but though my heart is begging for LOVE....I've turned some lOVE away....awww maybe one was TRUE love.....I'll never know which was.....cuz YOUR LOVE is the ONLY LOVE to make this beggar RICH..."

nightrain:People say u can't have your cake and then EAT IT TOO....they tell me I'm makin a mistake hanging around waiting around for u...."

nightrain:"Oh I'm BEGGING for love.....why can't they see that YOURS is the ONLY LOVE for ME, cuz I'm a CHOOSY BEGGAR......and YOUR MY CHOICE....."



A MAN AHEAD OF HIS TIME - "DISCO SMOKEY"



"There's a brand new place I've found, where people go from all miles around.....they come from everywhere and if you drop in there you might see anyone in town (going-to-a-go-go) ...everybody's ... awww come on now.....a one more time yeah, I'm.... (going-to-a-go-go) owwwo hoo wee eee.... (going-to-a-go-go)....baby come on now......"



**drum, bass and GUITAR action make this song truly FUNKY......(Marv Tarplin is a genius)



(CUM ROUND HERE) I'M THE ONE YOU NEED



nightrain:"ooooooooooooooooooooo Now u say....EVERYTIME you need some affection ....the one you LOVE goes in another direction.....and you just sit back in a daze reminiscing....when u know SOME OTHER LIPS HE'S BEEN KISSIN..."



EASY CUM ...EASY GO



nightrain:"The promise of LOVE was written on your face..You led me on with UNTRUE kisses. ..You held me CAPTIVE with your FALSE embrace. ....Quicker than I could bat an eye you were tellin me GOODBYE.

nightrain:Just a minute ago your love was HERE , all of the sudden it seemed to DISAPPEAR.....Sweetness was only heartaches CAMOUFLAGED The LOVE I saw in YOU was just a MIRAGE"



**Is this man a great poet or what ???



THE MO FO JAM ...click here for more on "Baby Baby Don't Cry")



nightrain:damn

nightrain:"Baby Baby Don't Cry"

nightrain:"nothing so blue as a heart in PAIN....nothing so sad as a tear in VAIN..."

nightrain:"baby baby don't cry......baby baby here's why,,,,,LOVE IS HERE....STANDING BY..."



CANDLIGHT AND MANDOLINS



nightrain:"saw u there and your laughter seemed to fill the air a sent like perfume from your lovely hair....a sent that I do adore...."

nightrain:u walked by....and i said to me, myself and I......that now we've got to give it one more try.....the time is NOW....right now..."



WORDS TO BLOW SOMEONE'S MIND WITH



nightrain:"your the one girl, I'm crazy for and everyday it seems I love u more and more..."

nightrain:"love's a hallway with so many doors...which one did I go thru to make me yours..."

nightrain:"that magic's somewhere that only lovers know....that's where I want for me and you to go



MY SOUL CAN ONLY BE SATISFIED BY MY BABY



nightrain:"havin my baby with me daily is satisfaction enough for me...."

nightrain:"well now your satisfaction world may be anything from a to z, ,,,,but havin my baby with me daily is satisfaction enough for me...."

nightrain:oh......oh...

how can I satisfy all of my baby's

needs...

: ....it satisfys me so..."





nightrain:the words of these songs have always BLOWN me the PHUCK away...

nightrain:sometimes these songs make me cry...

nightrain:pain is caused by expectations

nightrain:....Love is about TOTAL vunarbility when people love conditionally

nightrain:that's how you're suppose to love

nightrain:love is a gift you give to yourself

nightrain:it's truly amazing ...

nightrain:In Smokey's world....."everything is possible"

nightrain:it really is difficult for me to write about his music I can't really do it justice it's far too personal... I will find a way somehow



MORE SMOKEY ROBINSON AND THE MIRACLES ON THE CLASSIC SOUL SITE

  • NIGHTRAIN'S SMOKEY MEMORIES
  • "NIGHTRAIN SINGS SMOKEY "
  • "BABY BABY DON'T CRY" - A TRUE STORY
  • NIGHTRAIN'S SMOKEY DISCOGRAPHY
  • WHEN SMOKEY SINGS - A TRIBUTE TO SMOKEY


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