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Name: Jimmy Ruffin  
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Date of Birth: 7th May 1939
Place of Birth: Collinsville, Mississippi
Profession: Singer
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Jimmy Ruffin (born May 7, 1939 in Collinsville, Mississippi) is an African-American soul singer and older brother of David Ruffin, one of the lead singers for The Temptations.

His 1966 hit "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" was a major hit and his most well-remembered song. He also released, with his brother David, a popular cover version of "Stand by Me" (by Ben E. King), taken from the Ruffin Brothers album I Am My Brother's Keeper Ruffin's other hits include "I've Passed This Way Before", "Gonna Give Her All the Love I've Got", "Don't You Miss Me A Little Bit Baby", "I'll Say Forever My Love", "It's Wonderful To Be Loved By You" and "Tell Me What You Want".

His last major hit was 1980's "Hold on to My Love". He continues to tour and perform to this date.

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