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Bobby Rogers, Co-Founder of Miracles, Dies

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images (1)Bobby Rogers, who founded the Motown singing group the Miracles with Smokey Robinson, has died. He was 73.

Motown Museum board member Allen Rawls confirmed that Rogers died Sunday morning at his home. Rogers formed the Miracles in 1956 with his cousin Claudette Rogers, Pete Moore, Ronnie White and Smoky Robinson. Rogers and The Miracles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 after recording hits including “I Second That Emotion” and “The Tears of a Clown.” .

Rogers had been ill for several years. He lived in the Detroit suburb of Southfield.

Naturally Moi offers heart-felt condolences to the Rogers Family.
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8 Comments

  1. Zandra Conway

    March 4, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    Thank you Mr. Bobby Rogers for all the music/talent/support you have done, you are in the Heavens now watching the Singers! God Bless the the Miracles with Smokey Robinson and their Leader, Mr. Rogers!

  2. Jah Larry Dread

    March 4, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    Thank you, Mr. Bobby Rogers, Smokey, The Miracles and the Motown family for your great contribution of timeless music to this great country and the world. Condolences to your family. The musical history of this country cannot be told without mentioning the The Miracles!

  3. kim

    March 4, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    I loved this group!He will be truly missed…what talent!

  4. Lateefah Kituku

    March 4, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    What a loss! I remember seeing him with the Miracles at the Uptown Theater in Philadelphia when I was a young teenager. Peace and blessings to his family.

    Lateefah

  5. EARL P. HART

    March 5, 2013 at 10:49 am

    Thank you Mr. Rogers for all you gave to us over the years.

    We will miss you much

  6. P.C.

    March 5, 2013 at 11:42 am

    Gone to soon! Yes you brought joy to my youth back in the day. Didn’t know you were also a neighbor in Southfield, Mi.

  7. clarence atkins

    March 5, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    remembering the sweet sounds

  8. Big Papa

    March 6, 2013 at 2:48 am

    Going To A Go GO just to Shop Around while Cruisin. You Got A Hold on all of us as your number one fans nation wide. RIP. Real Music Makers are becoming fewer and fewer.

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