Elton John, James Taylor Featured on Smokey Robinson Duets Disc Due in September

By Music News Group

Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImageIf you ask Elton John, soul legend Smokey Robinson is “the most amazing lyricist.” So Elton tells Billboard. Now John will be joining Robinson on the Motown giant’s forthcoming album of duets.

Smokey & Friends is due September 9, Billboard reports, and in addition to Elton John the album, produced by American Idol‘s Randy Jackson, will feature James Taylor. Other duet partners have yet to be announced. The all-star slate of guests will accompany Smokey on versions of classic songs he wrote many of which he recorded on his …read more

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