David Ruffin Jr.

David Ruffin Jr.

Since he was five-years old, this powerful R&B crooner grew up standing in the shadows of the Detroit and St. Clair Rivers, an area known for a musical style which combined elements of blues, gospel, swing, and pop – thumping beats which created a new dance that was instantly recognized. These sounds of Lake Erie and Lake Huron, which had enough energy to power a diesel engine and the unmistakable sound of soul music masters The Temptations and the Four Tops. David grew up watching the Gemini Twins’ (his Father’s and Eddie Kendrick’s)... more