Courthouse News Service
Smokey Robinson Says Copyright, not Community Property Law, Protects his Songs
Smokey Robinson sued his ex-wife, Claudette Rogers Robinson, seeking declaratory judgment that he may terminate and "recapture" the copyrights to all the songs he wrote during their marriage, and that she cannot claim interest in them under California community property law.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
[Album Reviews] Pharrell Williams - G I R L
Pharrell Williams' "G I R L" scans as pop with little happening lyrically, but there's just enough soul beneath the album's smooth surface.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Motown in the Magic City
Michael Jackson cleans up at the Grammys and Richard Spikes invents the automatic gear shift.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
MORONGO: Smokey Robinson goes 'Crusin' into Cabazon
You can celebrate his entire catalogue when Robinson performs at Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon Friday, May 16 at 9 p.m. And what a legendary catalogue it is.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
BET Honors draws more than 2 million viewers
More than 2 million viewers tuned in when "The BET Honors " premiered Monday, February 24. The show that honors distinguished African Americans was up by 5% from last year.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Thalians Celebrate Move to UCLA Operation Mend With a Tribute Concert Honoring Smokey Robinson
The Thalians , the entertainment industry's leading nonprofit organization formed for the treatment of mental health, today announced they will honor Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer, music legend and multi-Grammy Award winner Smokey Robinson with its "Mr. Wonderful" award at their 56th Anniversary Gala at House of Blues, Sunset Strip, on April 26, 2014.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Patti LaBelle,Smokey Robinson and more at the 2014 Spring Arizona Jazz Festival
BTW concerts has announced the spring line up for their three day jazz festival set for March 7-9 at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa, only 6 miles from Sky Harbor Phoenix International Airport.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Tango prohibited at 1914 dance - Almanac, Feb. 19, 2014
In 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima, where they began a successful month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. with Smokey Robinson and Aretha Franklin at the BET Honors dinner in Washington.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
The Washington Post
BET Honors brings star power to D.C.
How do you know you're legend? When your bling isn't diamonds but your presidential Medal of Freedom.