Bobby Rogers, who helped form the Motown group the Miracles along with Smokey Robinson, died Sunday in Detroit after a lengthy illness, Reuters reports. He was 73.
The Miracles were originally a quintet of high school performers called the Five Chimes that formed in the mid-1950s. They changed their name to the Matadors after several personnel changes, including when Claudette Rogers — Bobby's first cousin and Robinson's later wife — joined as the only female vocalist. Rogers was the tenor of the Miracles, while Robinson was lead vocalist, Warren "Pete" Moore was...read more