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Jimmy Ruffin

Jimmy Ruffin

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Who Else but the Supremes Would Pedal a Rickshaw?

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 30 September 1966

IMAGINE DIANA Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard in Taipei, pedalling rickshaws and letting the regular drivers ride in the seat. Picture Mary falling off ...

Jimmy Ruffin: Jimmy Talks of the Tamla Family, Church and Blues Influences, and His Hit

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 10 December 1966

ALL RATHER gangling, eager to listen and talk... Jimmy Ruffin meandered into London this week for television appearances, showing not one iota of the "Brokenhearted" ...

Profile in Words (by Alan Smith) and Picture (by Barry Peake) of JIMMY RUFFIN, Former Rootes Car Worker

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 17 December 1966

JIMMY RUFFIN is a tall, sad-looking figure, who looks as if he's speaking from experience when he asks: 'What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted?'. He doesn't ...

Jimmy Ruffin Talks on England

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 23 December 1966

TAKING TIME off from rehearsing for Friday's big Motown Revue at the Fox Theatre, Jimmy Ruffin stopped by to say hello the other day. Jimmy ...

New albums from Donovan, Jefferson Airplane, more

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 26 February 1967

MELLOW YELLOW The Provocative Donovan ...

New Stars On The Horizon

Profile by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, May 1967

Jimmy Castor, Tim Buckley, Jimmy Ruffin, Judy Collins ...

Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston, John Lee Hooker, Byrds, Prince Buster et al Album Reviews

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 6 May 1967

Some sophisticated new Motown albums ...

Beach Boy Bruce Johnston reviews new singles in Blind Date

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 19 August 1967

VANILLA FUDGE: 'You Keep Me Hanging On' (Atlantic). Oh! I love it. Oh it's great. I didn't recognise the beginning at first. Yeah, Vanilla Fudge. ...

The Rolling Stones, Plastic Ono Band et al: New Singles

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 5 July 1969

ROLLING STONES: 'Honky Tonk Women'/'You Can't Always Get What You Want' (Decca). An important single for the Stones, but a disappointment for us . ...

Sam & Dave, Arthur Conley, Jimmy Ruffin: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 27 February 1970

Soul together — so untogether! ...

Booker T And The MGs/Blue Mink/Jimmy Ruffin: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, March 1970

THE HAMMERSMITH Odeon has been the scene of great jubilation and triumph for many top r&b/soul artists in the last few years and soul fans ...

Jimmy Ruffin: I Nearly Became A Temptation

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, March 1970

AND SO, the news is out that the Ruffin brothers, David and Jimmy, could well be linking up in the States as a double act. ...

Jimmy Ruffin Forecasts Motown Sound Chances

Interview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 4 April 1970

"WITHOUT A doubt there is going to be a big change in the Motown sound as we know it. And many of today's 'happening' names ...

Jimmy Ruffin

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, November 1971

IT'S QUITE a few months now since Jimmy Ruffin was last in the British charts following a run of about one year when his name ...


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