Smokey Robinson & The Miracles' Musical Legacy

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ Musical Legacy

Their melodies, infused with heartfelt lyrics and soul-stirring harmonies, have woven a legacy that continues to resonate with music enthusiasts across generations. As we embark on a journey through their musical catalog, the Top Songs of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles come to life, inviting us to explore the timeless melodies that define their artistry.

Biggest Top 40 Hits

I Second That Emotion (#4) 1968

“I Second That Emotion” encapsulates Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ gift for crafting soulful ballads. With its velvety melodies and heartfelt lyrics, the song captures the essence of romantic uncertainty and the complexities of affection.

Shop Around (#2) 1961

“Shop Around” stands as a Motown classic and showcases The Miracles’ versatility. The song’s upbeat tempo and Smokey Robinson’s smooth vocals deliver a timeless message of caution in love.

Baby, Baby Don’t Cry (#8) 1969

“Baby, Baby Don’t Cry” is a testament to Smokey Robinson & The Miracles’ ability to convey raw emotion. The song’s tender verses and soaring chorus make it an anthem of consolation and hope.

You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me (#8) 1963

“You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” showcases the group’s harmonious blend and Smokey Robinson’s emotive delivery. The song’s introspective lyrics and soulful melody make it a quintessential Motown hit.

Mickey’s Monkey (#8) 1963

“Mickey’s Monkey” infuses a playful groove into The Miracles’ repertoire. The song’s infectious rhythm and spirited vocals showcase their ability to create both soulful ballads and danceable tunes.

Timeless Songs Beyond the Charts

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles are one of those artists who create songs that go beyond charts and eras.  Let’s look at their timeless classics that have endured throughout the decades and touched the hearts of many people. As you explore their songs, you will be captivated by their musical legacy.


  • Bad Girl


  • What’s So Good About Good-Bye
  • I’ll Try Something New
  • Way Over There


  • I Like It Like That
  • That’s What Love Is Made Of
  • Come On Do the Jerk


  • The Love I Saw in You Was Just a Mirage
  • More Love


  • If You Can Want
  • Yester Love
  • Special Occasion


  • Point It Out / Darling Dear
  • Darling Dear / Point It Out
  • Who’s Gonna Take the Blame
  • The Tears of a Clown


  • I Can’t Stand to See You Cry
  • Don’t Let It End (‘Til You Let It Begin)


  • Love Machine (Part 1)


  • Ain’t It, Baby
  • Broken Hearted
  • Mighty Good Lovin’
  • Everybody’s Gotta Pay Some Dues


  • A Love She Can Count On
  • I Gotta Dance to Keep From Crying


  • Ooo Baby Baby
  • The Tracks of My Tears
  • My Girl Has Gone
  • Going to a Go-Go
  • Whole Lot of Shakin’ in My Heart (Since I Met You)
  • (Come ‘Round Here) I’m the One You Need


  • Doggone Right
  • Abraham, Martin and John
  • Here I Go Again


  • I Don’t Blame You at All
  • Crazy About the La La La
  • Satisfaction
  • We’ve Come Too Far to End It Now


  • Do It Baby
  • Don’t Cha Love It