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Rudimental Love Playing Live

Rudimental say playing live is the best part of their career. The British drum and bass group - comprised of Piers Agget, Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden and DJ Locksmith - love performing at festivals and...

Bobby Womack To Feature On Rudimental Lp

Bobby Womack will feature on Rudimental's new album.The drum and bass quartet have announced the release of their sophomore record 'We The Generation', and revealed the full tracklisting which includes a collaboration with the soul...

Alex James Praises Florence Welch

The Libertines will release details of their new album ''soon''.The band - made up of Carl Barat, John Hassall, Gary Powell and Pete Doherty - have recently been working on the follow-up to their self-titled...

Van Morrison Enlists Michael Buble For New Lp

Van Morrison will collaborate with Michael Buble and Joss Stone on his new album.The 69-year-old singer will release 'Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue' in the UK on March 16, which will feature 16 tracks with high...

Bobby Womack's Final Album To Be Released Before The End Of 2014

Bobby Womack's longtime tour manager and sidekick is hoping to release the album the soul great had just completed before his death in June (14) in time for the holidays.Don Smalls tells Wenn new tracks,...

Damon Albarn Pays Tribute To Bobby Womack

Damon Albarn says Bobby Womack will ''never leave'' him.The Blur star has paid tribute to the late musician - who died last month aged 70 - and admitted he has struggled to ''accept that he's...

Damon Albarn: 'I Learned So Much From Bobby Womack'

Damon Albarn will always be grateful to soul star Bobby Womack for sharing his musical knowledge with him in the years before his death.The pair became close friends after the British rocker helped Womack achieve...

A Week In News: Sheeran's 'X' Ed, 'Transformers' Schools Rivals, Monty Python Class Reunion, A 'Hundred-year-old Man' Breaks All The Rules

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

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...

Candi Staton: 'Bobby Womack Should Have Retired Last Year'

Soul legend Bobby Womack refused to retire last year (14) when his closest friends begged him to stop touring and enjoy life.The singer/songwriter passed away on Friday (27Jun14), aged 70, a year after revealing he...

The Rolling Stones Say Goodbye To "Formidable" Bobby Womack

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...

Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute To Bobby Womack At London Calling

Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Bobby Womack as he closed the Calling Festival in London on Sunday night (29.06.14).The soul legend sent his ''condolences'' to Bobby's grieving family following his passing last Friday...

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

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

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

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...

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 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 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...

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