"What becomes of the Broken Hearted" as written by William Henry Weatherspoon, Paul Riser and James Dean....
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

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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"What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" as written by Paul Riser James Anthony Dean

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    General Commentsuch a lovely song
    mossy6789on April 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti cant believe theres only 1 comment on this song. it is amazing, one of the songs you have to lsiten to after a broken relationship and you know you need to move on, however heartbrekaing it is
    little_miss_failureon January 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe song seems sad, but it kinda lifts you up because you listening to someone who's gone thru what you went thru.
    Deadinkon March 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI cannot believe barely anyone has commented on this song. It's a classic! I'm not really going through a break-up or anything. Their is just this guy that doesn't even know i exist and he likes someone else, but this song is wonderful. especially if you're having relationship problems. Listening to this song made me cry, but that's just what i needed.
    lyforever11on March 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt`s a really wonderful song - some people think it is overplayed - yes, that`s true, just this day I heard it nearly 100 times, because it explaines my feelings - isn`t great?
    minzion May 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful song beautifully sung. You don't need to feel the same way he does because the lyrics and Ruffin's voice just takes you away.

    Not sure if it Ruffin's best song but it is probably my favourite.
    Jaylaron August 15, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis song is one of the most beautiful songs I have ever listened to.I could lay back on the sofa,close my eyes and have this play all day long and never tire of listening to it.
    tigerkeithon August 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentJust heard this song for the first time yesterday on the radio. Glad I remembered the name. It's really fitting at the moment. I love this old music.

    By the way I believe it's "I can't stand this pain much longer"
    frodragonon February 06, 2011   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionIt's 'the roots of love grow all around', not 'the fruits of love'.
    And it's 'all is lost' instead of 'oh, he is lost'
    Hayden345on December 04, 2011   Link

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