Remembering the Artists
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November 19, 2014

Jimmy Ruffin Motown Soul Star dies at age 78.

Jimmy Ruffin 1970 Top Of The Pops
Motown Records' balladeer Jimmy Ruffin died at a Las Vegas hospital late Monday at the age of 78. Ruffin's most enduring hit has to be 1966's "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted," with its majestic, stately rhythm and Ruffin's deeply soulful, sorrowful vocal.

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