I TELL YOU, I HAD A GREAT NIGHTLAST NIGHT, REG, IT WAS REALLY INKREBLED. I WAS LUCKYr ENOUGH, I WENT TO PRIVATE SCREENING OF THIS INCREDIBLE NEW DOCUMENTARYCALLED HITSVILLE, HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT, THIS DIRECTED BYTHE– ABOUT THE MAKING OF MOTOWN, BERRY GORDY, SMOKEYROBINSON, HOW THEY CREATED THAT MOTOWN SOUND, ALL OF THE HITSRIGHT THERE IN A LITTLE HOUSE IN DETROIT IT IS ABSOLUTELY WORTHYOUR TIME T AIRS NEXT SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME, AND IT ISBRILLIANTLY DIRECTED, BRILLIANLY MADE BUT IT COT ME THINKING, OKAYS AND I KNOW THIS WILL BE AN UP POPULAR OPINION WHEN IT COMESTOi MOTOWN AND SOUL MUSIC BUT, I’M WATCHING THE SHOW, ALL THESEHITS, ALL THESE INCREDIBLE BANDS AND Ir WAS LIKE AS FAR AS SOULMUSIC GOES, I Prefer THE NEW STUFF, YEAH, I NO, I KNOW, BUT IDO. I’M TALKING LIKE USHER, BRUNOMARS, ALECIA KEYS, LAURYN HILL, YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN, I FEELLIKE NEW SOUL .>> HEY ,[ JORDEN.( Applauds AND >> James: RIGHT, SMOKEY( CHEERS AND >> James: RIGHT, SMOKEY ROBINSON, EVERYBODY. SMOKEY KSH– SMOKEY WHAT ARE YOUDOING HERE? >> WELL, I HEARD YOU’VEii BEENTELLING PEOPLE THAT MODERNi SOU MUSIC IS BETTER THANr CLASSICSOUL MUSIC. >> James :>> WELL, YOU KNOW, CLASSIC SOUL MUSIC IS MY THING, MAN. >> James: I KNOW, ARE YOUSMEKY ROBINSON, ARE YOU A LIVING LEGEND .( APPLAUSE) BUT MODERN SOUL IS JUST BETTER IT IS A Fact. >> WELL, HOW ABOUT WE SETTLETHIS RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW? >> James: IF I’M HEARING THISRIGHT, IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU’RE CHALLENGING ME TO A CLASSIC SOULVERSUS MODERN SOUL RIFF-OFF.( Applauds AND APPLAUSE )>> I DON’T KNOW WHAT THAT Mean … BUT IT’S EXACTLY WHATI’M DOING. >> James: WELL, THAT’S LUCKY, BECAUSE I ACTUALLY KEEP AN A CAPELLA GROUP AROUND THEOFFICE FOR THIS EXACT REASON.LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THEFILHARMONIC!( Applauds AND APPLAUSE) OKAY, SMOKEY. I’LL DO THIS. SMOKEY.x> I’M POSITIVE. >> I WILL BE HONEST, I FELL MORECONFIDENT WHEN I WAS OVER THERE. BUT GET READY. >> OH, I’M READY. >> James: YOU READY, YOUREADY. >> I WAS BORN READY. >> James: YOU TRYING TO SHAKEIT, YOU Require TO MAKE ME MAD. >> LET’S SEE. >> James: FINE, FINE, FINE, LET’S GO. OOHDON’T WE Examine GOOD TOGETHER? THERE’S A REASON WHY THEYWATCH ALL NIGHT LONG YEAHKNOW WE’LL TURN HEADS FOREVER SO TONIGHTI’M GONNA SHOW YOU OFFWE OUT HERE DRIPPIN’ IN FINESSE IT DON’T MAKE NO SENSEOUT HERE DRIPPIN’ IN FINESSE YOU KNOW IT, YOU KNOW ITWE OUT HERE DRIPPIN’ IN FINESSE IT DON’T MAKE NO SENSEOUT HERE DRIPPIN’ IN FINESSE YOU KNOW IT, YOU KNOW IT( Applauds AND APPLAUSE) I NEVER MET A GIRLWHO MAKES ME FEEL THE WAY THAT YOU DOYOU’RE ALL RIGHT.WHENEVER I’M ASKED WHO MAKES MY DREAMS REAL I SAY THAT YOU DOYOU’RE OUTTA SIGHT SO FEE-FI-FO-FUMLOOK OUT, BABY USE HERE I COMEAND I’M BRINGING YOU A LOVE THAT’S TRUESO GET READY SO GET READYI’M GONNA TRY TO MAKE YOU LOVE ME TOOSO Are you ready SO GET READY’CAUSE HERE I COME( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )>> WOW. I DON’T KNOW, JAMES. SEEMS LIKE YOU WEREN’T READY .>> James:( LAUGHS) OKAY, OKAY, YOU WORRY ABOUT THE SMOKEY, AND YOU LET ME WORRYABOUT THE JOKEY. >> WHAT THE( BLEEP) ARE YOUTALKING ABOUT?( LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE )>> James: I’M “re saying, IT’S TIME TO BRING IT UP A NOTCH. GUYS, HIT IT. MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALLDON’T SAY IT’ iCAUSE I KNOW I’M CUTE LOUIS DOWN TO MY DRAWERS L-V ALL ON MY SHOES IF I’M SHININ’ EVERYBODY GONNA SHINE I WAS BORN LIKE THIS DON’T EVEN GOTTA TRY IT AIN’T MY FAULT THAT I’M OUT HERE GETTIN’ LOOSE GOTTA BLAME IT ON THE GOOSE GOTTA BLAME IT ON MY JUICE Y-AY-AEE, Y-AY-AEE Y-AY-AEE, Y-AY-AEE BLAME IT ON MY JUICE BLAME IT, BLAME IT ON MY JUICE, BABY( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) BABY, LET’S CRUISE AWAY FROM HERE DON’T BE CONFUSED THE WAY IS CLEAR YOU’RE GONNA FLY AWAY GLAD YOU’RE GOIN’ MY WAY I LOVE IT WHEN WE’RE CRUISIN’ TOGETHER THE MUSIC IS PLAYED FOR LOVE CRUISIN’ IS MADE FOR LOVE I LOVE IT WHEN WE’RE CRUISIN’ TOGETHER( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) >> James: OKAY, OKAY.OKAY. THAT WAS … INCREDIBLE. YOU WIN. FINE. I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHY I GOT INTOTHIS STUPID FIGHT. YOU’RE SMOKEY ROBINSON. I Never STOOD A CHANCE. IT’S JUST– THINKING ABOUT MUSICJUST MAKES ME SO HEATED. I Precisely LOSE IT, YOU KNOW. I– I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO STARTSA FIGHT WITH SOUL MUSIC WITH SMOKEY ROBIN SOCKER, I’M ANIDIOT, I’M AN IDIOT. >> IT’S OKAY, MAN. DON’T WORRY ABOUT, IT IT’S ALLRIGHT WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING ABOUT ANYWAY, SOUL MUSIC IS COMMUNITY, IN FACT, LET’S SING THIS NEXT ONE TOGETHER.( Ovations AND APPLAUSE ). >> James: REALLY? YOU MEAN, YOU Meditate THAT I COULDSING ONE OF YOUR CLASSIC HITS WITH YOU? >> I Feel YOU COULD. >> James: THEN LET’S DO IT. >> LET’S DO IT. ONE, TWO, I’VE GOT SUNSHINE ON A CLOUDY DAY WHEN IT’S COLD OUTSIDE I’VE GOT THE MONTH OF MAY WELL, I GUESS YOU’D SAY WHAT CAN MAKE ME FEEL THIS WAY? MY GIRL MY GIRL MY GIRLTALKIN” Bout MY GIRL >> James: THE ONE AND ONLY SMOKEY ROBINSON, EVERYBODY! YOU CAN CATCH HIM AT THE WYNN INLAS VEGAS ON SEPTEMBER 18, 20, AND 21. AND “HITSVILLE: THE MAKING OFMOTOWN” PREMIERES ON SHOWTIME NEXT SATURDAY, AT 9:00 P.M .! COME ON BACK EVERYBODY ..