Alphonse Franklin ( former lead singer for 'the Miracles')

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[ May 7, 2014 - 5:30pm-cst -call in(914)338-0832] ALPHONSE  is said, to look and sound just like Smokie Robinson.This marvelous gift he has been given is now a gift to all.  His most recent exposure has been with Channel 9 (WGN) an morning show interview and performance with Micah Mattierre. He has also been invited to interview with radio stations such as 102.7 (V-103-FM) DJ Herb Kent and 88.5 (WHPK-FM) Brenda Phillips, just to name a few. Chicago theatres, Concert Halls, hotel parties and charity benefits have all captured moments of Alphonse singing Smokey Robinson on stage and were amazed! He will always be the #1 Smokey Robinson tribute artist to fans. born in the same voice. Miracles, The Real Name: Robert "Bobby" Rogers, Dave Finley, Tee Turner, Alphonse Franklin Profile: The Miracles was titled Smokey Robinson & The Miracles between 1965-1972. When "Smokey" left the group 1972 and was replaced by Billy Griffin, the name was changed back to The Miracles. Members: William "Smokey" Robinson (1955–1972) Ronald "Ronnie" White (1955–1983; 1993–1995) Warren "Pete" Moore (1955–1978) Clarence Dawson (1955) James Grice (1955) Emerson Rogers (1956) Robert "Bobby" Rogers (1956–1983; 1993–present) Claudette Rogers (Robinson) (1956–1964) Billy Griffin (1972–1978; late 1990s) Dave Finley (1978–1983; 1993–present) Sidney Justin (1993–c.2000) Tee Turner (1996–present) Mark Scott (2005–2008) Alphonse Franklin (2008-2009) Alphonse was the only lead singer of the group who sounded and look like a young smokey. The Miracles celebrate their 50th anniversary and will be in LA next year to receive their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The group consists of original member Bobby Rogers, Dave Finley, Tee Turner and their new lead singer, Alphonse Franklin, who hit the stage on July 6.2008.

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