Bobby Womack biography

Bobby Womack

Musical Artist

1944 – 2014

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Who was Bobby Womack?

Robert Dwayne "Bobby" Womack was an American singer-songwriter and musician. An active recording artist since the early 1960s, when he started his career as the lead singer of his family musical group the Valentinos and as Sam Cooke's backing guitarist, Womack's career spanned more than 50 years, during which he played in the styles of R&B, soul, rock and roll, doo-wop, gospel, and country.

Womack wrote and originally recorded the Rolling Stones' first UK No. 1 hit, "It's All Over Now" and New Birth's "I Can Understand It" among other songs. 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 hit "If You Think You're Lonely Now".

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Born
Mar 4, 1944
Cleveland
Also known as
  • Bobbie Womack
  • Robert Dwayne Womack
  • The Preacher
  • The Poet
  • Bobby
  • Bobby Wormack
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jun 27, 2014
Tarzana

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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