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Bobby Womack Joins The Old-timers For Womad Festival

Veteran soul man Bobby Womack is to headline this year's (14) Womad festival in England with fellow 'pensioners' Richard Thompson and Manu Dibango.Together with 54-year-old Youssou N'Dour, the four stars are an accumulated 269, making...

Ronnie Wood To Perform Tribute To Rolling Stones' Hero

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is to perform a tribute to legendary bluesman Jimmy Reed. The rocker's side project, The Ronnie Wood Band, has been announced as the closing act of BluesFest, which will take...

Glastonbury Festival 2013 In Pictures: Sun, Cider And The Rolling Stones [Pictures]

And that's it. Another year passes and Worthy Farm closes its gates on the Glastonbury Festival revellers for another 12 months. Though there's always the distant murmur of someone professing it "the best Glastonbury ever,"...

Damon Albarn Joins Bobby Womack On Glastonbury Stage

Soul legend Bobby Womack invited his close friend Damon Albarn onstage at Glastonbury festival on Sunday (30Jun13) to perform tracks from his latest album.The Blur frontman teamed up with Womack on his 2012 record The...

Glastonbury Festival 2013: Your Guide To The Biggest Clashes!

With such a ginormous festival site at 900 acres, and plenty of drunken hoardes and muddy puddles to fight through, the simple act of walking from one stage to another can be a difficult task....

Damon Albarn Confirms Work On Solo Album

Damon Albarn is working on a solo album.The Blur frontman has confirmed he has joined forced with XL Records chief Richard Russell for the record and believes it is his input which will prevent the...

Damon Albarn Has Completed A Solo Album

Damon Albarn has finished a solo album. The Blur singer - who also fronts Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and the Queen - recently completed his first ever album of solo material, recorded with...

Sick Bobby Womack Cancels Sydney Show

Soul legend Bobby Womack has sparked fresh fears for his health after falling sick and cancelling a show in Sydney, Australia.The 69 year old, who has battled colon cancer in recent years and is also...

Bobby Womack To Perform At Latitude Festival

Bobby Womack has been added to the line-up of this year's Latitude festival.The 69-year-old soul singer is set so appear on the Obelisk Main Stage in Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, on Sunday July 21 -...

Bobby Womack To Celebrate Anniversary Of Cancer Victory At Glastonbury

Soul legend Bobby Womack is set to celebrate the anniversary of his successful cancer battle by headlining one of the Glastonbury festival stages with pal Damon Albarn.The Across 110th Street singer announced he had been...

R&b Star Cecil Womack Dies

R&B star Cecil Womack has died at the age of 65.The singer-songwriter passed away on Friday (01Feb13) in Africa, where he lived with his wife and writing partner Linda Cooke.As a youngster, he was part...

Bobby Womack Thanks Fans For Alzheimer's Support

Soul man Bobby Womack has thanked fans for their thoughts, prayers and well wishes following the announcement he has been diagnosed with early signs of Alzheimer's disease.The 68-year-old Across 110th Street singer stunned devotees last...

Bobby Womack Reveals Alzheimers Diagnosis On Radio 6

At the age of 68 soul and R&B legend Bobby Womack has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.Co-hosting a show on Radio 6 with Gilles Peterson he revealed the diagnosis and discussed his feelings about it....

Bobby Womack Has Alzheimer's Disease

Soul legend Bobby Womack is battling the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.The 68-year-old singer/songwriter has been struggling to remember names and song titles in recent months and doctors informed him he is showing the first...

Bobby Womack Suffering From Alzheimer's

Bobby Womack has revealed he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.The soul legend has been battling the form of dementia for a while now and admits he struggles to recall his songs and co-stars' names.He told...

Bobby Womack's Regrets Over Wilson Pickett Snub

Bobby Womack regrets never giving late soul icon Wilson Pickett the credit he deserved for helping him land his big break.The Mustang Sally hitmaker discovered the songwriter in the late 1960s, and helped launch his...

Blur, Pulp And Muse Dominate The Q Awards

Britpoppers Blur fought off competition from The Stone Roses to be named best live act, but lost out to Muse for the mantle of best act in the world, Sky News Reports.Muse have had a...

Damon Albarn Saved Womack's Life

Damon Albarn saved Bobby Womack's life. Soul singer Bobby was in hospital ill with pneumonia and colon cancer when he was approached by Damon to appear on the third Gorillaz album 'Plastic Beach', and he...

Damon Albarn And Bobby Womack Perform Secret Show

British rocker Damon Albarn joined forces with soul veteran Bobby Womack on Monday night (01Oct12) to stage a secret concert in London.The performance at the Notting Hill Arts Club was quietly announced on Twitter.com on...

Bobby Womack: 'Doctors Branded Me A Miracle For Surviving Health Battle'

Soul legend Bobby Womack has been hailed a "miracle" by his doctors after recovering from a coma and two bouts of pneumonia following his cancer diagnosis.The 68-year-old singer/songwriter was told he had colon cancer in...

Bobby Womack Keen To Hit The Road After Beating Cancer

Soul legend Bobby Womack has revealed to the Bbc that he has beaten cancer, but admitted he still had "a long way to go". In an interview, the vocalist said that he reckoned the problems...

Bobby Womack To Tour After Beating Cancer

Soul legend Bobby Womack has announced plans to tour the world after beating cancer.The 68-year-old singer/songwriter was diagnosed with colon cancer in March (12), but his spokesperson confirmed last month (May12) the star had received...

Bobby Womack Blasts Elvis

Bobby Womack thinks Elvis Presley ''stole'' his entire career. The soul music legend - who was recently thought to have cancer, but when he had a tumour removed it contained no trace of the condition...

Bobby Womack Cancer Free

Bobby Womack is cancer free. The soul music legend was thought to have developed colon cancer in March, but after having a tumour removed he has been given the all clear. A post on the...

Bobby Womack Is Cancer-free

Soul legend Bobby Womack has been given the all-clear after undergoing cancer surgery on his colon.The 69-year-old singer/songwriter was diagnosed with the early stages of colon cancer in March (12), but it appears he has...

Damon Albarn Gifted Bobby Womack With Unused Gorillaz Tunes

Soul man Bobby Womack is confident his comeback album will be a big hit - because it features tracks producer pal Damon Albarn was holding back for a Gorillaz project, which now may never happen.The...

Bobby Womack To Have Cancer Surgery Soon

Bobby Womack will undergo cancer surgery this week.The singer - who was recently hospitalised with pneumonia, but has now been released - has been diagnosed with colon cancer and will start his treatment within the...

Bobby Womack Discharged From Hospital

Soul star Bobby Womack has been released from hospital after receiving treatment for pneumonia, but is due to undergo an operation later this month (Mar12) as he fights cancer.The singer's close friend William 'Bootsy' Collins...

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