The statement says Smith had been diagnosed with lung cancer in November.
Smith was the group's original lead singer and was the voice on their first
hit "That's What Girls Are Made For." Also called the "Detroit Spinners," the
group earned nearly a dozen gold records and half a dozen Grammy award
The group's biggest hits in the 1970s included: "I'll Be Around," ''Could It
Be I'm Falling In Love" and "Games People Play."