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In this clip, Smokey Robinson talked about writing his first song while in the first grade for a school play. He detailed how he’d always been fascinated by music and would sing at the top of his lungs every Saturday morning, much to the chagrin of his sisters. Later, Smokey recounted meeting Aretha Franklin when she was just six years old and how blown away he was by her singing and piano-playing abilities.