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Bobby Womack Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

The anticipation of Bobby Womack 's first new studio album in 13 years has all of a sudden been thrown into sharp relief following news that the soul legend has been diagnosed with colon cancer,...

Bobby Womack Has Colon Cancer, Says Collins

Soul legend Bobby Womack has been diagnosed with colon cancer after he was admitted to hospital suffering from pneumonia, according to his pal William 'BOOTSY' COLLINS.The singer/songwriter's health battle was revealed by Collins in a...

Bobby Womack Battling Cancer

Bobby Womack is reportedly battling colon cancer. The singer was hospitalised at the weekend, suffering with pneumonia, and later diagnosed with the condition, according to his friend, funk bassist Bootsy Collins. Bootsy originally tweeted yesterday...

Albarn Producing Bobby Womack's New Album

Bobby Womack's Gorillaz bandmate Damon Albarn has stepped in to produce the singer/songwriter's comeback album.The Across 110th Street singer returned to the spotlight when Albarn invited him to perform on the track Stylo and then...

Bobby Womack Show Moved Indoors To Avoid Storm

Bobby Womack's upcoming Legends Tour stop in Rochester, New York has been relocated to avoid a storm.Promoters are keen to avoid weather problems that have blighted a number of outdoor concerts and festivals this year...

The Temptations & Bobby Womack To Be Honoured At Hal Awards

The Temptations, Bobby Womack and Ray Parker are among the 2012 Heroes and Legends (Hal) Awards Scholarship Foundation honourees.The trio will join Jay Brown and singer Brandy's mum Sonja Norwood who will also be feted...

Bobby Womack Helps Snoop Dogg Honour Women

Soul legend Bobby Womack was inspired to work with Snoop Dogg on his new blues album when the rapper revealed he wanted to honour the women in his life with the help of his musical...

Bobby Womack Thanks Gorillaz For Inspiring Comeback

Soul legend Bobby Womack has credited Damon Albarn's group Gorillaz for kickstarting his career after excessive drug use robbed him of his creative edge.The singer/songwriter, dubbed 'the last great soul man', all but quit the...

Los Angeles Festival Cancelled Over Permit Dispute

Los Angeles' Sunset Junction festival, which was to feature Hanson and Bobby Womack, has been cancelled over a permit dispute.The street fair was scheduled to take place this weekend (27-28Aug11) but, on Wednesday (24Aug11), the...

Top Los Angeles Street Fair Bosses Face Fight To Stage 2011 Festival

The organisers of the Los Angeles street fair which is set to feature Hanson, Bobby Womack and the reunited Butthole Surfers this weekend (27-28Aug11) are facing a desperate last-ditch push for cash to stage the...

Bobby Womack Still Heartbroken About Baby Son's Death

Soul legend Bobby Womack has opened up about the death of his infant child - the tragedy which propelled him into a lengthy drug hell.The legendary Across 110th Street hitmaker had already lost one son,...

Womacks To Be Inducted Into West Virginia Hall Of Fame

Soul great Bobby Womack and his brothers are to be inducted into the West Virginia All Black Schools Sports and Academic Hall of Fame this weekend (26Aug11) as part of the class of 2011.The singer...

Bobby Womack To Give Teena Marie Single Proceeds To Singer's Daughter

Soul legend Bobby Womack is to hand over the profits from the single he recorded with Teena Marie weeks before she died last year (10) to the singer's daughter.The Across 110th Street hitmaker recorded a...

Bobby Womack Gives Model Niece A Big Boost

Soul man Bobby Womack is giving his 17-year-old niece a boost as she kickstarts her modelling career - by inviting her onstage at gigs to introduce him.Alexis Carter will make her debut when Womack performs...

Womack's Daughter Behind The Camera For Life Story Documentary

Soul legend Bobby Womack's singer daughter GinaRe has turned her back on her music career to make a documentary about her father.The Countdown singer has been on the road with her dad for the past...

Bobby Womack To Co-headline Los Angeles Street Fair

Soul legend Bobby Womack has given Los Angeles' top street fair a big boost by signing on to co-headline.The 67-year-old Across 110th Street hitmaker will join an eclectic Sunset Junction line-up including The Three Degrees,...

Gorillaz New Album Created Entirely On Ipad Apps

Gorillaz, the musical project of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, have returned with their fifth studio album. Gorillaz new record 'The Fall' has been created entirely on 'iPad' apps and was recorded in hotels and...

Gorillaz Future In Question

Gorillaz may come to an end after their present tour. The cartoon band - which is masterminded by singer and musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are presently completing their largest and most...

Gorillaz Put Through The 'Vocoder Of America'

The new Gorillaz album will sound like an "English voice put through the vocoder of America".The cartoon band's main songwriter has been recording while touring in the US, and described how his experience of being...

Gorillaz Are 'Doncamatic'

Gorillaz will release a new track, 'Doncamatic (All Played Out)', next month. The Damon Albarn headed group - represented by a group of cartoons - have been busy touring their album 'Plastic Beach', but over...

Good Gorilla Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn doesn't party when he tours with Gorillaz. The singer admits his lifestyle has changed dramatically since his days as the frontman of Blur in the 90s, and he now finds touring tough because...

Ronnie Wood Announces All-star Album

Slash and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea will both appear on Ronnie Wood's solo album. Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie has announced his first solo album since 2001, 'I Feel Like Playing', which will feature...

Damon Albarn As Good As Hendrix

Bobby Womack says Damon Albarn is as talented as Jimi Hendrix and Ray Charles.Womack thinks Gorillaz and Blur frontman has similarities to the two music legends because he is always wants to experiment in the...

Womack Fainted During Gorillaz Session

British rocker DAMON ALBARN was caught up in a medical emergency during the recording of the Gorillaz's latest album - soul legend BOBBY WOMACK passed out in the studio.The Blur frontman enlisted the veteran singer-songwriter's...

Gorillaz Feared For Bobby Womack

Damon Albarn was terrified when Bobby Womack collapsed as he auditioned for Gorillaz.The singer and his bandmates were joined in the studio by the legendary musician to record a track for the group's third album...

Gorillaz Accused Of Stealing 'Stylo'

Gorillaz have been accused of stealing their new single, 'Stylo', from singer Eddy Grant. 'Electric Avenue' singer Eddy said the cartoon group's latest hit takes directly from his song 'Time Warp' - originally released in...

Gorillaz To Quit?

Gorillaz latest album 'Plastic Beach' is likely to be the group's last. The animated band's bassist, Murdoc Niccals, said with the group's third album their work "feels complete" and it could be the last time...

Womack Signs Up For Gorillaz

DAMON ALBARN has landed a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee on his new GORILLAZ album after inviting soul man BOBBY WOMACK to record with him. Womack, who entered the Hall of Fame as part...

Late Stars Remembered At Hall Of Fame Induction

METALLICA, RUN-DMC, JEFF BECK and BOBBY WOMACK entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday (03Apr09) at an emotional ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio. Red Hot Chili Peppers rocker Flea inducted headliners Metallica; who were...

Metallica Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rock legends Metallica and guitar great Jeff Beck are among the new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The metal four-piece - who have sold more than 90 million albums - will be...

By on 15 January 2009

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