Bobby WomackBorn 4 March 1944. Died 27 June 2014
Bobby Womack Biography (Wikipedia)
Robert Dwayne Womack (March 4, 1944 – June 27, 2014) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. Starting in the early 1950s as the lead singer of his family musical group the Valentinos and as Sam Cooke's backing guitarist, Womack's career spanned more than 60 years and multiple styles, including R&B, soul, rock and roll, doo-wop, and gospel.
Womack was a prolific songwriter who wrote and originally recorded, (with his brothers, the Valentinos), the Rolling Stones' first UK number one hit, "It's All Over Now" and New Birth's "I Can Understand It". As a singer, he is most notable for the hits "Lookin' for a Love", "That's the Way I Feel About Cha", "Woman's Gotta Have It", "Harry Hippie", "Across 110th Street", and his 1980s hits "If You Think You're Lonely Now" and "I Wish He Didn't Trust Me So Much".
In 2009, Bobby Womack was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- Bobby Womack on Jamie Cullum's show in 2011https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021z4bf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021z4bf.jpg2014-07-01T16:30:00.000ZSinger-songwriter Bobby Womack tells the story of how his track Breezin' came about.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p021z4g0
Bobby Womack on Jamie Cullum's show in 2011
Bobby Womack Tracks