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Bobbie Smith of the Spinners dies

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ORLANDO -

Singer Bobbie Smith of The Spinners has died.

The band's manager has released a statement saying Smith died Saturday morning from complications from pneumonia and influenza after being diagnosed with lung cancer in November. He was 76.

Smith sang lead on The Spinners' first hit, "That's What Girls Are Made For" in 1961. Other Spinners hits include "I'll Be Around," ''Could It Be I'm Falling In Love" and "Games People Play."

Smith and original member Henry Fambrough still toured as The Spinners as of last year.

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