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Ronald Bruce Rogers - Native  New York songwriter, composer, Ze / Island Records recording artist and record producer better known as Ron Rogers, a/k/a Ronnie Bruce  Rogers, born  in the Soundview section of the South Bronx, New York, NYC, USA is known for his songs and recordings from the late 1970s through the 1990s. After recording a debut RCA Victor LP entitled "Gichy Dan’s Beechwood # 9", which Rogers and songwriter August Darnell produced together - Rogers composed the words and music to the dance hit Deputy of Love which charted #1 in Billboard magazine  for recording artist Don Armando. Following the initial success, in New York, Michael Zilkha, founder of ZE Records discovered, and began publishing Ron Rogers compositions through Island Music Ltd / Island Records. NY session musicians, including Rogers multitracking on piano, drums and vocals, recorded the tunes on 24 Track Analog recording Decks.  Among the disco inspired recordings are The Aural Exciters' "Spooks In Space" written by Rogers; Gichy Dan's "Cowboys and Gangsters", written and produced by Rogers, and Rogers' own solo EP "Don't Play With My Emotions" - all released on Ze / Arista Records / Ze / Island Records. Rogers went on to compose, produce and perform on a string of recordings including Kid Creole and the Coconuts[5] / ZE Island Records “The Lifeboat Party”, lead track, Side 1 on Doppelganger (Kid Creole and the Coconuts album); “Gina Gina”  on Kid Creole's Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places L.P.; “City Nights/ Manhattan Cafe’s”  and “In The Middle Of The Night”, released on Rogers' own Blue Chip Record label featuring vocalist Cory Daye - lead singer of Grammy nominated Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band;  and Elbow Bones and the Racketeers cross over Top 40 hit "A Night In New York" on EMI - co written with lyricist D. Clarkin. More than 30  Ron Rogers written and/or produced recordings have been released world wide on Indie or Major Labels.