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What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted
Jimmy Ruffin Lyrics


As I walk this land with broken dreams
I have visions of many things
But happiness is just an illusion
Filled with sadness and confusion
What becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
Maybe

The roots of love grow all around
But for me they come a-tumblin' down
Every day heartaches grow a little stronger
I can't stand this pain much longer
I walk in shadowsm searching for light
Cold and alone, no comfort in sight
Hoping and praying for someone to care
Always moving and goin' nowhere
What becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
Help me

I'm searching, though I don't succeed
But someone look, there's a growing need
Oh, he is lost, there's no place for beginning
All that's left is an unhappy ending
Now, becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind

I'll be searching everywhere
Just to find someone to care
I'll be looking everyday, I know I'm gonna find a way
Nothing's gonna stop me now
I'll find a way somehow
And I'll be searching everywhere
I know I gotta find a way
I'll be looking

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Written by: James Anthony Dean, Paul Riser, William Henry Witherspoonn

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Anne Griffin

Lyrics

As I walk this land of broken dreams
I have visions of many things
But happiness is just an illusion
Filled with sadness and confusion
What becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
Maybe

… The roots of love grow all around
But for me they come a-tumblin' down
Every day heartaches grow a little stronger
I can't stand this pain much longer
I walk in shadows searching for light
Cold and alone, no comfort in sight
Hoping and praying for someone to care
Always moving and goin' nowhere
What becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
Help me

… I'm searching, though I don't succeed
But someone look, there's a growing need
Oh, he is lost, there's no place for beginning
All that's left is an unhappy ending
Now, what becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind

… I'll be searching everywhere
Just to find someone to care
I'll be looking everyday, I know I'm gonna find a way
Nothing's gonna stop me now
I'll find a way somehow
And I'll be searching everywhere
I know I gotta find a way
I'll be looking



toto1932

… As I walk this land with broken dreams
I have visions of many things
But happiness is just an illusion
Filled with sadness and confusion
What becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
Maybe
… The roots of love grow all around
But for me they come a-tumblin' down
Every day heartaches grow a little stronger
I can't stand this pain much longer
I walk in shadowsm searching for light
Cold and alone, no comfort in sight
Hoping and praying for someone to care
Always moving and goin' nowhere
What becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
Help me
… I'm searching, though I don't succeed
But someone look, there's a growing need
Oh, he is lost, there's no place for beginning
All that's left is an unhappy ending
Now, what becomes of the broken-hearted
Who had love that's now departed?
I know I've got to find
Some kind of peace of mind
… I'll be searching everywhere
Just to find someone to care
I'll be looking everyday, I know I'm gonna find a way
Nothing's gonna stop me now
I'll find a way somehow
And I'll be searching everywhere
I know I gotta find a way
I'll be looking



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Colin Barnette

When I posted this 9 years ago, I never imagined it would have 10 million views. I see just about every comment that gets posted on this video. The years have been filled with happy nostalgia, musical appreciation, and the depths of pain we humans experience separately, yet together. I hope this coming decade will bring us all happiness, fulfillment, and a more connected human spirit. Thanks for being here, and here's to you and yours. Cheers!

Fe P. Langston

@eyesglow 2f

Randy Moore

the reason people come to this song. is bevause of all the unhappiness in the world. all that is left is an untimely ending!

Diana hohimer

Natasha Bell

Love this 💘

TREX ChILLEST

I want to say thank you for posting this message and the video it means a lot and helps me get by makes me sad to think that we all deal with a broken heart but can still remember the good memories. Take care and God bless.

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RegisteredNurseRN

Great song!

Sunflower 🌻

@Dennis Brill so do I! I was one for 40 yrs,now bc I fractured my back I’m out of commission! Take care of you back sweetheart!

MiamiPush2theLimit

Such a trip to see you here lol

Dennis Brill

I love nurse's............ 💞

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