Jimmy Ruffin

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Birthday
7, 1939
Birthplace
Collinsville, MS
Death Date
Nov 17, 2014 (75)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1939
Birthplace
Collinsville, MS
Death Date
Nov 17, 2014 (75)

About

American soul singer best known for his work spanning from the 60's to the 80's, such as the popular single What Becomes of the Brokenhearted.

Before Fame

He sang with the group The Dixie Nightingales as a child.

Trivia

He was voted the world's stop singer in a British 1970 poll.

Family Life

His older brother is David Ruffin from The Temptations.

Associated With

His song Maria (You Were The Only One) was covered by and became a hit for pop superstar Michael Jackson.

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