Posts Tagged ‘Jimmy Ruffin’

What Becomes of the Brokenhearted?

February 27, 2016

“What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,” written by William Weatherspoon and Paul Riser, with lyrics by James Dean, performed by Jimmy Ruffin with accompaniment by The Funk Brothers. Backup vocals by The Originals and The Andantes.


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Jimmy Ruffin, 1936 — 2014

November 20, 2014

Jimmy Ruffin, 1936 -- 2014

Soulful singer Jimmy Ruffin passed away on Monday at age 78. He was best-know for his 1966 Motown recording “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted.” His younger brother, David Ruffin of the Temptations, died in 1991.