Bobby Womack Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd July 2014

Fact: The front page of Bobby Womack's official website has been replaced with footage of the late soul man performing gospel track Deep River in the studio. Womack passed away on Friday (27Jun14).


24th December 2013

Fact: Soul legend Bobby Womack is set to collaborate with fellow musicians Snoop Dogg, Rod Stewart and Stevie Wonder on his next album. The new record, which has not yet been named, will be the star's 28th studio album.


5th December 2012

Quote: "I was on stage with Cyndi Lauper and my trousers split. It seemed like she was going to sing forever." Bobby Womack recalls the most embarrassing moment of his career.


4th December 2012

Quote: "Since I have been sick, I haven't been active for a couple of years. I never thought that would happen. When I was younger I would say, 'A thrill is a thrill.' Now I don't want to be going that way unless I am in love with someone and they're in love with me." Singer Bobby Womack's sex life has waned since he beat cancer.


27th April 2012

Quote: "She was pretty. That got my attention." Soul legend Bobby Womack on working with Lana Del Rey on his comeback album The Bravest Man in the Universe.


9th March 2012

Fact: Soul legend Bobby Womack's first album in 18 years will be released on Adele's hitmaking record label XL in June (12). Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn produced the project, titled The Bravest Man In The Universe, at his home studio in London.


26th August 2011

Quote: "I've been in love and I've been out of love. I've been in love more than the person that was in love with me... and it's even worse today because people don't get to know each other. They marry on the computer. It's not about love any more." Soul legend Bobby Womack isn't a fan of computer dating.


20th September 2010

Fact: Newlywed Eddie Vedder, Bobby Womack and Kris Kristofferson are among the stars who have recorded guest spots on Ronnie Wood's new solo album I Feel Like Playing.


7th April 2009

Fact: Soul legend Bobby Womack came full circle with his ALL OVER NOW hit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday (04Apr09) by performing the song he wrote with Rolling Stones star Ron Wood. Wood paid tribute to the singer/songwriter at the ceremony and reminded the audience that the Stones had their first number one with Womack's tune.


15th January 2009

Fact: RUN-DMC's performance at the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Ohio in April (09) will be the rap pioneers' first since the death of DJ Jam Master Jay in 2002. The rap trio will be inducted alongside Metallica, Jeff Beck and Bobby Womack.


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