David Ruffin
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1941-01-18
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David Ruffin

David Ruffin Biography (Wikipedia)

David Eli Ruffin (born Davis Eli Ruffin, January 18, 1941 – June 1, 1991) was an American soul singer and musician most famous for his work as one of the lead singers of The Temptations (1964–68) during the group's "Classic Five" period as it was later known. He was the lead voice on such famous songs as "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud to Beg".

Known for his unique raspy and anguished tenor vocals, Ruffin was ranked as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine in 2008. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 for his work with The Temptations. Fellow Motown recording artist Marvin Gaye once said admiringly of Ruffin that, "I heard [in his voice] a strength my own voice lacked".

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Walk Away From Love
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Walk Away From Love
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Rainy Night in Georgia
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Rainy Night in Georgia
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Rode By The Place (Where We Used To Stay)
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Rode By The Place (Where We Used To Stay)
Jimmy Ruffin
When My Love Hand Comes Down
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When My Love Hand Comes Down
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It's Gonna Take A Whole Lot Of Doin'
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It's Gonna Take A Whole Lot Of Doin'
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Everything's Coming Up Love
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Everything's Coming Up Love
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Heaven Help Us All
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Heaven Help Us All
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What You Gave Me
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What You Gave Me
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You Can Come Right Back To Me
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You Can Come Right Back To Me
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I Want You Back
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I Want You Back
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My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
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My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
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Flower Child
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Flower Child
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One Of These Days
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One Of These Days
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My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
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My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
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Questions
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