Jimmy Ruffin

Type: Person
Name: Jimmy Ruffin
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Nation's Favourite Motown Songs

' ', featuring 40 of the greatest Motown hits of all time, has rocketed to the top of the charts making it the UK's official number one compliation album. Motown was born in the late 1950's in Detroit – the famous car-manufacturing city known as 'Motor ... [Published Pressat - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Rick James reveled in super freaky autobiography: ‘I was Caligula’

Rick James was crashing on Stephen Stills’ couch sometime in the late ’60s when he “awoke to see a young dude sitting on the floor in the lotus position, stoned as a motherf–ker,” with “blood dripping from his wrist. He seemed hypnotized by the flow of ... [Published New York Post - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Meridian Marks the Blues

MERIDIAN —Blues trail marker honors Meridian musiciansBy Terri Ferguson Smithtsmith@themeridianstar.comThree living musicians from Meridian who contributed to rhythm and blues and soul music were honored Thursday at the unveiling of of the Meridian Rhythm ... [Published Meridian Star - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Local music icons to be honored with Mississippi Blues Trails marker

MERIDIAN —David and Jimmy Ruffin, Al Wilson, Pat Brown, Patrice Moncell and George Soule' are among contributors to Meridian’s deep rhythm & blues and soul legacy who will be honored on the Mississippi Blues Trail’s 178th marker, which will be dedicated ... [Published Meridian Star - Jun 25 2014]

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...It was long overdue. We are really thankful that finally, in 2014, there is some recognition, some acknowledgment for the brothers," Ruffin said. "we are really proud of that. we are really happy for that."

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The Nation's Favourite Motown Songs [Published Pressat - Jul 14 2014]
Rick James reveled in super freaky autobiograph... [Published New York Post - Jul 06 2014]
Meridian Marks the Blues [Published Meridian Star - Jun 27 2014]
Local music icons to be honored with Mississipp... [Published Meridian Star - Jun 25 2014]
Meridian music legacy being recognized [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Jun 25 2014]
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