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Motown Legend Jimmy Ruffin Has Died At 78

The Associate Press is reporting that Motown legend Jimmy Ruffin has died at the age of 78 at a Las Vegas hospital. Details regarding his cause of death have not been released yet.  Ruffin’s children released a statement saying, “Jimmy Ruffin was a rare type of man who left his mark on the music industry.  My family in its entirety is extremely upset over his death.  He will truly be missed.  We will treasure the many fond and wonderful memories we have of him.”

Motown founder Berry Gordy also released a statement stating, “Jimmy Ruffin was a phenomenal singer.  He was truly underrated because we were also fortunate to have his brother, David, as the lead singer of the Temptations…Jimmy, as a solo artist, had ‘What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,’ one of the greatest songs put out by Motown and also one of my personal favorites.  He was a wonderful human being, quiet and unassuming, who touched many lives with his music.”

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