Statue of a Fool

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David Ruffin

Davis Eli "David" Ruffin (January 18, 1941 – June 1, 1991) was an American soul singer and musician most famous for his work as one of the lead singers of the Temptations from 1964 to 1968 (or the group's "Classic Five" period as it was later known). He was the lead voice on such famous songs as … more »

Somewhere there should be for all the world to see a staue of a fool made of stone.An image of a man who let love slip through his hands and left him to stand here all alone.

So build a statue and oh build it high so all the world can see. and inscribe the worlds greatest fool,and name it after me.

And there on his face a gold tear should be placed to honor every tear he shed.And i think it would show,and everyone would know,concealed inside is a broken heart.

Written by: DAVID RUFFIN

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