Motown Legend Jimmy Ruffin Dies Aged 78 | Music News


Jimmy Ruffin was a Motown singer in the 1960s. He was the brother of David Ruffin, the lead singer of hit soul group The Temptations. Ruffin died of a heart attack, and had been unwell for a while before his passing. He had a major hit with “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted” in the 1970s and he’s recognized as one of the most naturally gifted singers of the Motown era. His career expanded in to the 1980s where he recorded songs with the likes of Paul Weller, and hit pop group of the time Heaven 17. Here is a video of him performing his biggest hit.




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