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10/5/11 – Miracles guitarist passes away

todayOctober 6, 2011

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Marv Tarplin, the Motown guitarist and songwriter behind Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 70. His cause of death has not yet been determined.
Tarplin began his career at Motown in the late Fifties as the guitarist in the Primettes, a teenage girl group that later evolved into the Supremes. He was drafted into Robinson’s band, where he would go on to write the memorable chord progression at the center of the group’s classic hit “Tracks of My Tears.”

Written by: Barry Scott

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