Bobby Rogers dies has become a top trending search across U.S. internet search engines this weekend, as the LA Times reported this Sunday, March 3, that singer-songwriter Bobby Rogers has passed away at the age of 73. He was best known as a founding and lead member of the popular Motown music group, the Miracles.
Under the news headline, “Bobby Rogers, founding member of the Motown group the Miracles, dies at 73,” sources confirmed this morning that Rogers died in Detroit after a long battle with sickness.
Bobby Rogers worked with Smokey Robinson as a songwriter, and together they founded the Miracles back in 1955. The popular Motown music group had several hit singles, including “I Second that Emotion” and “The Tears of a Clown.”
The Miracles were officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012, though Rogers was reportedly still too unwell to be in attendance. Rogers also worked on the popular songs as a singer-songwriter for “The Way You Do the Things You Do” by the Temptations and “First I Look at the Purse.”
His legacy in the world of Motown music and beyond will certainly live on in the hearts of fans and Oldies lovers everywhere.