Bobby Womack


Singer, guitarist and songwriter
Born on 4 March 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Died on 27 June 2014 (aged 70).
Formed the [a=The Womack Brothers] gospel quintet with his brothers [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Cecil+Womack]Cecil[/url], [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Curtis+Womack]Curtis[/url], [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Friendly+Womack%2C+Jr.]Friendly[/url] and [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Harry+Womack]Harry[/url] in the early 1950s. Produced by [a=Sam Cooke] from 1953 on, they moved to secular music and the band was renamed [a= Valentinos]. Soon after the death of Sam Cooke in 1964, Bobby Womack embarked on a successful solo career as a songwriter, session guitarist and recording artist. Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 (Performer).