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Bet on Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy & I have been friends for now over 50 years, however when he first saw me he didn’t hug me and say, “Hi Leon”, he simply said, “You owe me $100!” Being from Cleveland, I had placed a $100 bet on The Indians – well, as this photo shows, I lost $100. I should’ve remembered many years ago …

Leon Isaac Kennedy First Lady of Motown x Claudette Robinson
Claudette Robinson and The Miracles

Claudette Annette Rogers Robinson “The First Lady of Motown”.

Dubbed “The First Lady Of Motown“ Claudette Annette Rogers Robinson (born June 20, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter. She was a member of The Miracles from 1957 to 1972. Her brother Emerson “Sonny” Rogers was a founding member of the group, which before 1957 was named “The Matadors.”  Claudette Rogers and Smokey Robinson were married on November 7, 1959. Smokey and Claudette had …