Smokey Robinson’s “Cruisin’” was a major hit for the Motown singer and executive, peaking at #4 on the US Hot 100 (#1 on Cash Box). The slow and silky groover was co-written with fellow ex-member of The Miracles, Marv Tarplin, and appeared on Robinson’s Where There’s Smoke L.P..
Catch a 1979 Soul Train performance below.
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