David Ruffin

David Ruffin

Jimmy Jam and Sandra Ruffin

Jimmy Jam and Sandra Ruffin

*Today, January 18th marks the 73rd birthday of former lead singer of The Temptations’ David “My Girl” Ruffin.

In August 2013 Ruffin was inducted into the R&B Hall of Fame as a solo artist. Happy birthday from his family, friends and fans everywhere!!!

Here are photos taken at the Grammy Awards, February 2013 where The Temptations were honored. A tribute song to David follows below.

David's daughter Lynette and nephew Jimmy Ruffin Jr. (who passed shortly after this photo was taken)

David’s daughter Lynette and nephew Jimmy Ruffin Jr. (who passed shortly after this photo was taken)

(L - R) Sons of Paul, David, and Melvin

(L – R) Sons of Paul, David, and Melvin