Jimmy Ruffin – “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” (1966)

October 18, 2008 at 12:19 pm (Motown)

Jimmy Ruffin, older brother of Temptations singer David Ruffin, had his biggest hit on Motown with this timeless song. Jimmy was originally asked to be the singer with THe Temps, but declined in favor of David. Though he had other minor hits and still continues to tour, he never became the star he was meant to be. With this song though, his place in history is secure.

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