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Bobby Womack co-hosts

Gilles Peterson is joined by a festive co-host, singer-songwriter Bobby Womack.

Gilles Peterson is joined this week by a festive co-host, the legendary singer-songwriter Bobby Womack.

Bobby first emerged as part of The Valentines in the early 1960s, before pursuing a solo career that has spanned over five decades.

Most recently, he worked with Richard Russell and Damon Albarn on his critically acclaimed comeback album, The Bravest Man In The World.

The two discuss Bobby's career and influences, unearthing a few unexpected musical gems along the way.

3 hours

Last on

Sat 29 Dec 2012 15:00

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Music Played

  • Bobby Womack

    Ain't No Sunshine (Live)

  • Bill Withers

    Ain't No Sunshine

    • Sussex.
  • Shuggie Otis

    Walking Down The Country

    • Wings Of Love.
    • Epic.
  • Unknown

    Black Gold

    • White.
  • Ab-Soul

    Book Of Soul

    • Top Dawg Entertainment.
  • OutKast

    Prototype

    • LaFace.
  • Kelis

    Suspended

    • Virgin.
  • Philip Owusu

    Goodnight

    • White.
  • Bobby Womack

    Across 110th Street

    • United Artists Records.
  • Bobby Womack

    Point Of No Return

  • Bobby Womack

    Baby Used To Say (Live)

  • Bobby Womack

    That's The Way I Feel About Cha (Live)

  • Bobby Womack

    That's The Way I Feel About Cha

    • United Artists Records.
  • Bobby Womack

    If You Think You're Lonely Now

    • Beverly Glen Music.
  • Bobby Womack

    How Could You Break My Heart?

    • Arista.
  • George Benson

    Breezin'

    • Warner Bros.
  • The Rolling Stones

    It's All Over Now

    • The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks.
    • Abkco.
  • Bobby Womack

    California Dreamin'

    • Minit.
  • Bobby Womack

    You're Welcome, Stop On By

    • United Artists Records.
  • Aretha Franklin

    (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

    • Atlantic.
  • Jimi Hendrix

    Castles Made Of Sand

    • Track Record.
  • Sam Cooke

    A Change Is Gonna Come

    • Sam Cooke - The Man & His Music.
    • RCA.
  • Gorillaz

    Stylo (feat. Bobby Womack & Mos Def)

    • CD SINGLE.
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • Bobby Womack

    Please Forgive My Heart

    • XL Recordings.
  • Bobby Womack

    Bravest Man In The Universe

    • Bravest Man In The Universe.
    • XL Recordings.
  • Bobby Womack

    Love is Gonna Lift You Up

    • Bravest Man In The Universe.
    • XL Recordings.
  • Bobby Womack

    Deep River (Live)

    • XL Recordings.
  • Marvin Gaye

    What's Going On

    • Tamla Motown.
  • Bobby Womack

    Trust Your Heart

    • Columbia.
  • Bobby Womack

    Stupid

    • XL Recordings.
  • Gil Scott‐Heron

    Did You Hear What They Said?

    • Flying Dutchman.
  • Bobby Womack

    Woman's Gotta Have It

    • United Artists Records.
  • Bobby Womack

    Where Do We Go From Here?

    • Beverly Glen Music.
  • Bobby Womack

    I Feel A Groove Coming On

    • United Artists Records.
  • Donny Hathaway

    The Ghetto

    • Atco Records.
  • Johnny “Guitar” Watson

    I Need It

    • DJM Records.
  • Jackie Ross

    Selfish One

    • Chess.
  • Shirley Lynnette

    Sometimes

    • White.
  • Ashanti

    Unfoolish (Remix)

    • Murder Inc Records.

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