Bobby Womack Dead at 70

Jul 1, 2014 | G-BLOG | 1 comment


Legendary gospel-soul singer Bobby Womack wrote songs recorded by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and others, died last Friday at the age of 70 years old.
A representative from Womack’s label, XL Recordings confirmed the death but provided no details.
The long-time Los Angeles resident mentored a young ‘King of Soul’ Sam Cooke, and performed with the likes of Elvis Presley, Sly Stone and Damon Albarn throughout his storied career. He was known for his mega hit “It’s All Over Now,” a bitter kiss-off Womack wrote and sang in a passionately gravelly voice on a recording by his group the Valentinos and became a No. 1 hit for the Rolling Stones in 1964.
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”, and “Across 110th Street”.
Click below to hear “Lookin’ For a Love”.
[vsw id=”sbbZ_k1Z8gU&feature=kp” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]

Stay connected to G98.7FM all day every day with our G987 app available in Android and iPhone applications for your listening pleasure!

1 Comment

  1. Juanita

    Two great legends of Roots Rock Reggae and Jamaican Treasures!


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *