Tag: Bobby Womack

All Quiet Now: Cecil Womack

R&B singer-songwriter Cecil Womack died last week aged 65, his brother Bobby has confirmed. Cecil was best known in the UK for the 1988 hit Teardrops, which he recorded with his second wife Linda Cooke under the name Womack and Womack. He also wrote hits for stars including Teddy Pendergrass, The O’Jays and his first wife, Motown singer Mary Wells. “I was terribly upset when I heard about my brother’s passing, and I still am,” wrote Bobby on Facebook. “We made music together for a long time, but we’ve had many differences over the years. “Thankfully we got a chance to reunite last year after a very long separation – and little did I know that it would be the last time I would see him. “I can only pass along what I have now learned, which is to not let anything – money, success, etc, come between you and your family.” Tweet Share +1 Pin...

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Live: Bobby Womack @ The Forum

Soul legend Bobby Womack in his second set of the night at The Forum, London. Having survived cancer operations, drug and alcohol rehabilitation and a few wives, Bobby Womack was electric and full of gospel. Following on from his opening salvo with Damon Albarn and The Bravest Man In The Universe set, Bobby Womack delved into classics and covers with his soundtrack song to Across 110th Street and the song that got him and the Rolling Stones started It’s All Over Now. Dressing like a man who watched a lot of Captain Scarlet he performed one song from his...

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