Bobby Rogers dies, reports CNN on March 3. The Miracles singer was 73. Said The Miracles front man Smokey Robinson, "Another soldier in my life has fallen. Bobby Rogers was my brother and a really good friend. He and I were born on the exact same day in the same hospital in Detroit. I am really going to miss him. I loved him very much." Both Rogers and Robinson were born on Feb. 19, 1940.
The Miracles were responsible for many hits that are still beloved today. They include "Shop Around," a 1960 song that was Motown's first number one hit. In addition, "You've Really Got a Hold on Me," "The Tracks of My Tears," "The Tears of a Clown," and many more were top hits. The group received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009, and they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
Brandi Williams, 30, member of the R&B trio Blaque, is the granddaughter of Bobby Rogers.
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