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Bobby Womack, Legendary Soul Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 70

People Magazine - 27 Jun 2014
In a statement, musician Peter Gabriel said: "I'm very sad to learn of Bobby Womack's death ... His songs and his voice have been so much a part of the fabric of so many musical lives. In recent years, it was great to see Richard Russell and Damon ...
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Today's top celebrity birthdays list (May 26, 2018)

cleveland.com - 26 May 2018
Fun fact: Grier once worked as a backup singer for Bobby Womack. America's Favorite Celebrity Thomases To Celebrate The 135th Anniversary Of Thomas' English Muffins. Photo: Getty Images. Actor Philip Michael Thomas turns 69. Fun fact: Thomas coined ...
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Fatoumata Diawara: Fenfo — 'Malian funk-rock'

Financial Times - 18 May 2018
But after that, Diawara's career took a turning into a series of collaborations — with Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca, with Damon Albarn, Flea and Tony Allen in Rocket Juice & The Moon, with Bobby Womack. In 2017 she could be found flicking a fly-whisk ...
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Real Change News - 16 May 2018
And — oh! — David Bowie! I have been going on to YouTube and listening to him. His most recent release — oh my! — that man's voice! I also love Bobby Womack, Anthony Hamilton, Johnny Gill, Mariah Carey, Maxwell, and several more. I also like ...
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10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (May 4-6)

Hour Detroit Magazine - 03 May 2018
Anthony Hamilton: The hit-making soul singer, songwriter, and producer has been compared to artists like Bill Withers and Bobby Womack. Expect to hear songs off his most recent album, What I'm Feelin'. May 6. $75+. Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel ...
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Happy Dog to host Bobby Womack birthday show and dance party

cleveland.com - 02 Mar 2018
Give it up for Lawrence Caswell, as he pays tribute to the music of Bobby Womack. The musician and DJ will perform a set of songs by Womack to celebrate his birthday. The Cleveland-born singer, guitarist songwriter - who died June 27, 2014 -- would've ...
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This new movie star has been in jail 8 times

New York Post - 19 Aug 2017
A 1973 soul classic by Bobby Womack blasted from the speakers of a beer garden in Astoria. Buddy Duress jumped up and sang along: “Across 110th Street/Pushers won't let the junkie go free.” Just four years ago, those lyrics could have been written ...
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Bobby Womack, Royalty of the Soul Era, Dies at 70

New York Times - 28 Jun 2014
Bobby Womack, who spanned the American soul music era, touring as a gospel singer in the 1950s, playing guitar in Sam Cooke's backup band in the early '60s, writing hit songs recorded by Wilson Pickett and the Rolling Stones and composing music that ...
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Watch the Calvin Richardson New Lyric Video 'All Or Nothing'

Eurweb.com - 27 Jan 2018
His mother sang in the local gospel group, The Willing Wonders, and he sang with them as a youth but he was able to listen to secular soul music and funk and was particularly inspired by Bobby Womack, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Donny Hathaway.
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DeepSoul: New Birth - "I Can Understand It"

Blinded By Sound - 21 Mar 2018
Funk never goes out of style, and no song proves that notion better than "I Can Understand It" by New Birth. Originally written by Bobby Womack, "I Can Understand It" transforms into a James Brown-esque soul workout, and while it performed well on the ...

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