Hello, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles are one of the biggest groups of the 1960s and with Smokey singing lead the group charted 42 Billboard Hot 100 hits and 39 Billboard R&B hits between 1959 and 1972. When Smokey Robinson left for a solo career in 1973 the lead vocals were taken over by Billy Griffin. With him on lead The Miracles charted 4 Hot 100 hits and 9 R&B hits between 1973 and 1978.
The Miracles are from Detroit, Michigan. The line-up included…Smokey Robinson on lead, Claudette Rogers, Bobby Rogers, Ronnie White and Warren Moore. Claudette Rogers retired in 1964, she was married to Smokey Robinson from 1958-1986. Smokey wrote many of the groups hits and wrote hits for other Motown artists.
In October of 1959 The Miracles charted their first record, a minor hit on the Billboard Hot 100…BAD GIRL on the Chess Records label. The single made it to…
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