David Ruffin - Walk Away From Love b/w Love Can Be Hazardous To Your Health (1975) - single


David Eli Ruffin (born Davis Eli 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 (1964–68) during the group's "Classic Five" period as it was later known. He was the lead voice on such famous songs as "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud to Beg".
"Walk Away from Love" is a 1975 song recorded by American singer David Ruffin. The million-selling single, produced by Van McCoy and written by Charles Kipps, was number one on the US R&B Singles Chart for one week in early 1976, and crossed over to #9 on the Pop Charts. In Canada, the song peaked at #30.
"Walk Away From Love" was Ruffin's only number-one R&B hit, and only one of two Top 10 pop hits for Ruffin on the Billboard Hot 100, the other being My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me), which also peaked at #9. The song was his only solo entry into the UK Charts, where it was a Top Ten hit as well, and peaked at #10 in early 1976. The backing vocals were performed by the disco group Faith, Hope & Charity.


A - 2-4-6-8 Motorway  (3:18)
       Written-By – Robinson

B - Love Can Be Hazardous To Your Health  (3:13)
      Written-By – J. Boyce

Companies, etc.

Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records Ltd.
Published By – MCPS Ltd.
Published By – B. Feldman & Co. Ltd.
Pressed By – EMI Records

Credits

Mastered By – Blair (tracks: A)
Producer – Vic Maile

Notes

Release: 1977
Genre: Punk Rock
Label: EMI Records

Catalog# 5C 006-06570

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