Motown Icon Jimmy Ruffin Dead at 78

November 19, 2014 10:52 PM

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Motown Icon Jimmy Ruffin Dead at 78

The 'What Becomes of the Brokenhearted' crooner died Monday

Jimmy Ruffin, famed Motown singer, died Monday at 78, according to TMZ. Born May 7, 1936 in Collinsville, Mississippi, Ruffin made a name for himself by the 1960s as a velvet-throated crooner, and had a number of soul and pop hits, the biggest of which were probably the 1966 hit "What Becomes of the...

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