Sunday, July 24, 2011

Covers of the Week - What Becomes of the Brokenhearted (Jimmy Ruffin)

What Becomes of the Brokenhearted is a classic Motown R&B in this 1966 hit for Jimmy Ruffin (playlist) and there are some ereally great covers of the years.

Joan Osborne (playlist) does a really great soulful version.

Here is better version of it but I could not embed it

Robson & Jerome (Playlist) took their cover to the top of the British charts

Boy George (playlist) put his own style

Nice duet with Boy George & Luther Vandross

Paul Young did a nice version on the Fried Green Tomatoes sound track

Patrick Stump (Fall Out boys) & Daryl Hall do a wonderful version "Live From Daryl's House"
(song starts at 3:04)

Joe Cocker (playlist)

Colin Blunstone and Dave Stewart

Didi Benami gives it kinda of a country flair

and here is the original classic by Jimmy Ruffin

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