DAVID RUFFIN

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David Ruffin was an American soul singer who rose to fame as one of the lead singers of the Temptations. Synopsis

Born in Mississippi in 1941, David Ruffin began writing songs when he was a teenager. He sang in Memphis talent shows before eventually signing with Motown Records and joining the Temptations. With Ruffin at the helm, the Temptations hit it big with such songs as "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" before Ruffin's drug use caused the band to implode and fire him. As a solo artist, Ruffin found occasional success, but he experienced a hard road, dying of a cocaine overdose two years after he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Early Years

David Ruffin was born on January 18, 1941, in Whynot, Mississippi. His mother died during childbirth, and he was raised by his father, a Baptist minister. At age 13, he left home to
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DAVID RUFFIN Feelin' Good album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Feelin' Good
RnB 1969
DAVID RUFFIN My Whole World Ended album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Whole World Ended
RnB 1969
DAVID RUFFIN David Ruffin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
David Ruffin
RnB 1973
DAVID RUFFIN Me'n Rock'n Roll Are Here To Stay album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Me'n Rock'n Roll Are Here To Stay
RnB 1974
DAVID RUFFIN Who I Am album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Who I Am
RnB 1975
DAVID RUFFIN Everything's Coming Up Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Everything's Coming Up Love
RnB 1976
DAVID RUFFIN In My Stride album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In My Stride
RnB 1977
DAVID RUFFIN So Soon We Change album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
So Soon We Change
RnB 1979
DAVID RUFFIN Gentleman Ruffin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gentleman Ruffin
RnB 1980
DAVID RUFFIN Ruffin & Kendrick album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ruffin & Kendrick
RnB 1987

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