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This November, the track of Smokey Robinson’s tears will surely be one of joy when the Motown legend receives the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress. The New York Times reports that Robinson is set to be the eighth musician honored with the award, which in past years has been bestowed upon Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, Paul McCartney, Carole King, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, and duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

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  1. […] via Smokey Robinson to Receive Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize — Memoir Notes […]

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