D. J. Rogers

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D.J. Rogers
Birth name DeWayne Julius Rogers
Born (1948-05-09) May 9, 1948 (age 66)[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres R&B, Dance, Soul, Disco, Funk
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, Keyboards
Years active 1973–present
Labels Shelter Records
RCA Records
Columbia Records
ARC Records
Notable instruments
Keyboards, piano, clavinet

D.J. Rogers is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for the tender acoustic piano-based ballad "Say You Love Me," a charting single from his 1975 RCA album It's Good to Be Alive. Natalie Cole's cover of the song was the first single from her album "Snowfall in the Sahara", released by WEA/Elektra Entertainment in June 1999.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[2] Record label
US US
R&B
1973 D.J. Rogers Shelter Records
1975 It's Good to Be Alive 36 RCA Records
1976 On the Road Again 175 49
1977 Love, Music and Life
1978 Love Brought Me Back 54 Columbia Records
1979 Trust Me ARC Records
1980 The Message Is Still The Same ARC Records

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US US
R&B
1976 "Let My Life Shine" 78
"Say You Love Me" 98 51
1978 "All My Love" 87
"Love Brought Me Back" 40
1980 "Givin' It Up Is Givin' Up" 47
"Love Cycles" 44
"She Believes in Me" 66

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "California Birth Index, 1905-1995 [database on-line] for Dewayne Julius Rogers (subscription required)". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 30 Aug 2014. 
  2. ^ "D.J. Rogers US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  3. ^ "D.J. Rogers US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09.