The Spinners’ Original Lead Singer Dies

The Spinners original lead singer Bobbie Smith has died at 76. (Google Images)

The Spinners original lead singer Bobbie Smith has died at 76. (Google Images)

MSN is reporting that the former lead singer of the soul music group “The Spinners” has died in Orlando, Fla. Bobbie Smith, the group’s original lead singer, passed away from complications from the flu and pneumonia. He had been diagnosed with lung cancer in November 2012. Smith sang lead on the Spinner’s hit, “That’s What Girls Are Made For” in 1961. Known at one time as the ‘Detroit Spinners,’ the group’s biggest hits came during the 1970s and included “I’ll Be Around,” ”Could It Be I’m Falling in Love” and “Games People Play.” Smith was 76.

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