Since I Don’t Have You


“Since I Don’t Have You” is a song by the doo-wop group the Skyliners, from their self-titled album. Released in late 1958, the single reached #12 on the Billboard Hot 100; it was also a top five hit on the 1959 R&B chart.

Song remakes to chart have included renditions by the Four Seasons, Manfred Mann, Ricky Nelson, Barbra Streisand, Patti LaBelle, Art Garfunkel and Johnny Mathis.

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Since I Don’t Have You

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One Night, One Night

One Heartbeat Just To See Her


It’s been over two years now since I saw Smokey’s modern day group, Human Nature with my mom and aunt. It was such a blast! I did look it up and Human Nature is still performing so if you get a chance, check them out! You can see some pictures using their tag at the bottom to see the original post.

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Just to See Her

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I’m Gonna Love You Like There’s No Tomorrow

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One Heartbeat

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Love Will Set You Free

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles


Do you know what is insane? The number of awards won by The Miracles. Seriously! They didn’t even bother to list them all in the main Wikipedia article on the group, they just created new page to cover everything! Check it out HERE.

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Special Occasion

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Special Occasion

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That Girl

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I Don’t Blame You At All

America’s Favorite Folk Singer


Ottis Dewey Whitman, Jr. (January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013), known professionally as Slim Whitman, was an American country music and western music singer, known for his yodeling abilities and his smooth high three octave range falsetto.

Although once known as Americas Favorite Folk Singer, he was consistently more popular throughout Europe, and in particular the United Kingdom, than in his native America, especially with his covers of pop standards, film songs, love songs, folk tunes and melodic gospel hymns.

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Loveliest Night of the Year

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Near You

The Tears Of A Clown


The Miracles were an American rhythm and blues group that was the first successful recording act for Berry Gordy’s Motown, and one of the most important and influential groups in pop, rock and roll, and R&B music history.

The most notable Miracles line-up included the Robinsons, Moore, White, Bobby Rogers and Marv Tarplin. Referred to as Motown’s “soul supergroup”, the Miracles recorded 26 Top 40 hits, seven of which were top 10 singles, and a number one single (“The Tears of a Clown”) while the Robinsons and Tarplin were members.

Following the departure of Tarplin and the Robinsons, the rest of the group continued with singer Billy Griffin and scored two final top 20 singles, a second # 1 hit, which topped the charts before the group departed for Columbia Records in 1977, recording as a quintet with Donald Griffin, where after a few releases, they disbanded in 1978.

In all, the group had over fifty charted hits by the time they disbanded. On the R&B charts, The Miracles scored 26 Top 10 Billboard R&B hits, with 4 R&B # 1’s. Bobby Rogers and Ronald White revived the group as a touring ensemble sporadically during the 1980s and again in the 1990s with lead singer Sydney Justin. Following White’s death in 1995, Rogers and Justin continued to tour with different members until he was forced into retirement due to health issues in 2011, dying less than two years later.

The Miracles have been awarded many top music industry honors over the years. In 1997, the group received the Pioneer Award at the Rhythm and Blues Foundation for their musical achievements. In 2004, they were ranked thirty-two on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, retaining that same position seven years later, in 2011. Four of their hit songs were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Throughout their careers, the Miracles were also enshrined with honors for their songwriting by both BMI and ASCAP. After much controversy, the Miracles were inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.

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The Tears of a Clown

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Promise Me