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Jimmy Ruffin

The older brother of the Temptations' lead singer David Ruffin, Jimmy enjoyed several huge hits himself in the mid-'60s for Berry Gordy's Soul label. Ruffin first signed with another Motown subsidiary, the short-lived Miracle, in 1961, but it was his convincing vocal on "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" that made him a star in 1966. He encored with "I've Passed This Way Before" and "Gonna Give Her All the Love I've Got." In 1970 he briefly teamed with David (by then a solo artist) as the Ruffin Brothers and cut a duet remake of Ben E. King's "Stand by Me." He staged an impressive comeback in 1980 on RSO Records with a major pop hit, "Hold on to My Love," produced by Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees. A stint living in England during the 1980s resulted in collaborations with Heaven 17 and Paul Weller, the latter for a benefit cover single of "Soul Deep." ~ Bill Dahl, Rovi
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David Ruffin one of my favorite artists
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I find peace of mind hete. Thank you, Pandora. : )
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GOOD TIMES
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orchardlady9 0
Awesome memories!
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i just found about jimmyn passing away in nov i am brokenhearte d
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Got a minute ? There's a church that was built and they need monetary donations to help cover expenses , the church is Saint Patrick church - 1046 E. 34 th street Los Angeles California 90011 - (323) 232- 8756 ( 323) 234- 5963 - Pastor Rev. Timothy Dyer - Jesus is God :)
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Im an old soul....i love old school music..its crazy cause you dont get the full meaning of it until you go through some s**t in life.....R.I . P to all the musicians that paved the way Dead or Alive...��
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lst96rn2
Thinking fondly of you William today and forever. Rest in eternal peace and love.
Jimmy may you rest in eternal love and peace as well.
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the best
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A long distant cousin , never met them but they were the best.
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they were and still are the best
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Jimmy Ruffin was always better than his brother David (the burn out)!!!'n
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lst96rn2
miss you william been 17 months hope you are no longer brken hearted

rest in paradise Jimmy you are missed
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whiteginger1 4 2 9
Love!
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Old school memories.... . . love' em
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phoenixmommy 5 4 8
Great song Jimmy..
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My all time favorite from my junior high school days
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Wow gold
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Luv u and. Your brother
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R.I.P. Jimmy Ruffin
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You got to keep looking for it.
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WOW
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They don't sing like this anymore
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I love this song brings back memories♥
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I love this song
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Pbs 13. Merry xmas HAHAHA
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Makes me close my eyes and takes me somewhere else ��
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The Ruffin brothers are the best. They are gone but not forgotten.
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munrock45
You Ruff Ruffin seen.
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R.I.P. to one of the greats-Jimmy Ruffin
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RIP
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god bless you jimmy
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queenmo18
grew up north of Detroit in the 50's and 60's . this music's in my blood/
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Before my time but I love this kind if music...I have a old soul.I was brought up on this thanks to my parents.
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Jimmy Jimmy jimmy
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Illejackewil s o n
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So many memories!!
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jimmy ruffin is not gone who spread that ru,mor
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Good song
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Jimmy ruffin is gone but music lives for ever.
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Gloria I love this man so much
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How to delete all the songs
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i think jimmy ruffin is still with us am i mistaken
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lst96rn2
its almost a yr since your passing and i still am left with so many questions. I guess those questions are better left answered. miss and love you my brokenhearte d friend. rest in love sweet william
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Love this. Nothing like old school. Both of the Ruffins were great.
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lst96rn2
My sweet friend this song plays 11 months after your transition. I pray you are well. I pray your brokenhearte d was finally mended. William, rest in love.
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I really enjoyed jimmy ruffin nothing like the music of the pass
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This is real music that tells a story. What has happened to most of us at one time.
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I'm sorry that she broke yo heart
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iamthe brokenhearte d but you soothe me
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