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The Miracles' Bobby Rogers dies

  • Bobby Rogers, a founding member of Motown group The Miracles along with Smokey Robinson, died on Sunday aged 73.

    The singer died at his home in Detroit.

    In a statement, Robinson said: "Another soldier in my life has fallen. (He) was my brother and a really good friend.”

    Rogers formed The Miracles in 1956 along with cousin Claudette Rogers, Pete Moore, Ronnie White and Robinson.

    The group’s hits included The Tracks of My Tears, You've Really Got a Hold on Me and I Second That Emotion.

    The Miracles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year, however Rogers was too ill to attend the ceremony.