Bobby Womack: Legendary Soul Singer Dies At 70

Bobby Womack1Bobby 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 broke onto the pop charts, has died, a spokeswoman for his record label said on Friday night. He was 70.

Sonya Kolowrat, Mr. Womack’s publicist at XL Recordings, said further details about the death were not immediately available.

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7 Responses to Bobby Womack: Legendary Soul Singer Dies At 70

  1. rikyrah says:

    Thank you Mr. Womack. For your musical gifts to us.

  2. I log on to Twitter and see the news of Bobby Womack’s passing. Breaks my heart. That beautiful soulful voice gone. So very sad. My friend Joy says Bobby Womack gave us grown folks R&B music. So true! RIP Bobby Womack

    • Ametia says:

      Bobby Womack, our Soldier of Soul. Blessings to you and your family. Heaven’s got more Soul now that you’ve joined the team.

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