Bobby Womack

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Bobby Womack has earned the right to the title of true soul survivor. There is no doubt that he possesses a unique and exceptional talent. It is not only the rough and raspy classic soul voice, it is the torment in Bobby Womack's music. His pain is honest and deeply personal, leaving him vulnerable and exposed. The singer/songwriter operates on the notion that the best songs are rooted in common experience, and Bobby Womack's music comes straight from his soul.

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4th July 2014 -

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Glastooo!: You'd have had to have been living under 17 rocks on the other side of the world to avoid the constant Glastonbury Festival coverage. As well as hundreds of thousands of punters, Somerset's Worthy...

The Best Tributes to the Late, Great Bobby Womack

3rd July 2014 -

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Tributes from the entertainment world flooded in for the late soul singer Bobby Womack, who died on Friday (27 June), aged 70.Womack, whose career spanned almost six decades, had worked with artists ranging from Sam...

The Rolling Stones Say Goodbye to "Formidable" Bobby Womack

30th June 2014 -

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The Rolling Stones have paid tribute to the late soul legend Bobby Womack after his death on Friday, aged 70. Womack had suffered from colon cancer and diabetes. The Stones' association with the singer dares...

The Rolling Stones Pay Tribute To The Late, Great Bobby Womack

29th June 2014 -

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Bobby Womack’s death on Friday was followed by a wave of grief and condolences by his friends and fans. The Rolling Stones were among the first to pay tribute to the legendary musician – and...

RIP Bobby Womack: Remembering The Soul Legend And Songwriting Master

28th June 2014 -

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Soul legend Bobby Womack has passed away at the age of 70 due to a currently unconfirmed cause. The singer enjoyed a long and illustrious career in soul that spanned six decades and saw him...

Bobby Womack, Vocalist and Songwriting Genius, Dies aged 70

28th June 2014 -

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Bobby Womack, the soul singer and songwriter, died on Friday. He was 70. A representative for his label XL Recordings confirmed the death but provided no other details. Womack was a prolific vocalist, one of...

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24th April 2014 -

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It's that time of year again where New Orleans go all out to prove they are one of the most culturally rich cities in North America with their annual two-weekend event, the New Orleans Jazz...

Bluesfest 2013 Line Up Announced - Robert Plant, Bobby Womack, Van Morrison Plus Many More..

16th July 2013 -

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BluesFest 2013 announces that Robert Plant, Bobby Womack, Van Morrison, Gregory Porter, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Mavis Staples, Chris Rea are all confirmed for a celebration of music inspired by the Blues. BluesFest takes place at...

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1st July 2013 -

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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,"...

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25th June 2013 -

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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....

Bobby Womack Reveals Alzheimers Diagnosis on Radio 6

2nd January 2013 -

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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....

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22nd October 2012 -

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Nykkol6001

All Bobby Womack fans need to write the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and request that he be inducted for the year 2007. The more letters the better! The address is: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 1290 Ave. of the Americas New York, NY 10104Please write as soon as possible because they vote in September.

8 years 1 week ago
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mytaye

no matter what bobby you remains one of the singliest most best black soul singer my brother you have come through a lot of us black listeners you're the best god guide bless and protect you.

8 years 2 months ago
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SUMMERBREEZE

GREETINGS FROM TENNESSEE MR WOMACK. I AM NEW TO THIS SITE, BUT I HAVE BEEN A FAN OF BOTH YOU AND YOUR MUSIC FOREVER. KEEP ON KEEPING IT REAL. NASHVILLE HAS ITS OWN UNOFFICAL BOBBY WOMACK FAN CLUB, AND MR WOMACK, I AM VICE PRESIDENT. OUR PRESIDENT IS MS MARY SUMMERS. WE WOULD CERTAINLY APPRECIATE SEEING YOU IN CONCERT IN THIS AREA SOON. BEST OF GOOD LUCK TO YOU AND YOURS TINA WILLIAMS

7 years 11 months ago
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1sheba

I am the biggest Bobby Womack 1972 born Fan in the world I love this mans style,voice,soul,talent and his ability to NEVER sound like someone else..when you hear a song by bobby womack you never have to guess is it him or not..YOU know it is..because he is ORGINIAL as they come..MR WOMACK please make another album for 2006 thanks I think I might have now damaged all of your other albums because I play them soooooo much.I thank GOD for giving you life and a talent to do what you have done over decades of this music world we love so much...BIGGEST FANSHEBA (TAREEM)

8 years 3 days ago
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bigeasy53

Hey Mr. Womack, I've been a fan of yours for many years. I'm a 57 yryoung white guy. But I love ya. Would sure like to see you in concert. (have never had the privlege)I live here in Mo. Do you still tour? glad I found your web site. Mike (bigeasy53)

7 years 11 months ago
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bigeasy53

Mr. W.Am new to your site. Would sure like to have a schedule of your concerts, if one exists. Mike (bigeasy53)

7 years 11 months ago
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