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    Jimmy Ruffin

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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love lyrics
    2Hold On To My Love lyrics
    3You've Got What It Takes lyrics
    4Maria lyrics
    5Farewell Is A Lonely Sound lyrics
    6Halfway To Paradise lyrics
    7I've Passed This Way Before lyrics
    8Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got lyrics
    9Turn Back the Hands of Time lyrics
    Jimmy Ruffin feat. David Ruffin
    10Bless You lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    120th Century Masters: Millennium Collection [2004]
    2The Ultimate Motown Collection [2004]
    3Early Classics [2000]
    4Hold On To My Love [2010]
    5Ruff'n Ready [2009]


    Jimmy Ruffin was an American soul singer and the elder brother of David Ruffin of The Temptations. He was born in 1936 in Collinsville, Mississippi, to Eli and Ophelia Ruffin. As a child, he and his brother sang with gospel group the Dixie Nightingales. After leaving the army in 1964, Jimmy was offered the chance to replace Elbridge Bryant in The Temptations, before the opportunity went to his brother David instead. After this, Jimmy pursued a solo career. He had several hits between the 1960s and 1980s; his most successful being the Top 10 hits What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted and Hold On To My Love.

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