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Warren “Pete” Moore has died at the age of 78. The late-singer was a member of The Miracles with Smokey Robinson, Claudette Robinson and Robert “Bobby” Rogers. He also co-wrote hits such as “The Tracks of My Tears”, “The Tears Of A Clown” and “Ooo Baby Baby” for the group. Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. had this to say about the singer in Rolling StoneI am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Warren ‘Pete’ Moore, a fine human being and valued member of the Motown family … He was a quiet spirit with a wonderful bass voice behind Smokey Robinson’s soft, distinctive lead vocals and was co-writer on several of the Miracles hits.”

No cause of death has been revealed.

Andre Ellington

Detroit Native. Curator of Media.