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NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Motown's Smokey Robinson is headed to the Big Apple to join the Broadway cast of "Chicago," it was reported Wednesday.
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Billy Flynn, Jr. is an American drummer who is primarily involved with funk, alternative, and experimental music groups.

Flynn toured in 2001 with the band Geggy Tah. Later in 2003, he did session work in Los Angeles for Goza, a twelve-piece funk/Afro-Cuban/hip-hop ensemble from San Luis Obispo, California. Flynn also recorded tracks with Tommy Jordan of Geggy Tah. A fifteen-month world tour with OPM followed shortly afterwards; highlights included a 2005 performance in Berlin with The Black Eyed Peas.

Flynn has also toured and/or performed with Shuggie Otis, Natalie Imbruglia, Julieta Venegas, No Doubt, Craig David, Pepper, Die Firma, The Kottonmouth Kings, Fettes Brot, Melanie C, Better Than Ezra, and Mark Owen.

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