D. J. Rogers

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D. J. Rogers
Birth nameDeWayne Julius Rogers
Born(1948-05-09)May 9, 1948[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
DiedAugust 22, 2020(2020-08-22) (aged 72)
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
Years active1973–2012
Labels

DeWayne Julius Rogers (May 9, 1948[n1] – August 22, 2020) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He was 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 on the Sahara, released by WEA and 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
1982 Hope Songs Vol. I Hope Song 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" 20
1980 "Givin' It Up Is Givin' Up" 47
"Love Cycles" 44
"She Believes in Me" 66

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.
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