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Bobby Womack Welcome Back!

Bringing Back Life In R&B Music

Bobby Womack an accomplished writer Singer/Songwriter/Musician with heartfelt harmonies and pure soul returns with a new Cd release The Bravest Man In The Universe. A Preacher’s kid, Bobby Womack ‘s signature sound and voice is unmatched. He is truly a Key Player in the music business. We pray for his speedy recovery. We are excited about his new album to be released in June both abroad (UK) and (US). Bobby Womack’s new Cd release The Bravest Man In The Universe is his first album of original material in almost 20 years. However, he has not lost his roots. Please Forgive My Heart is classic Bobby Womack and needed in this time and era of trendy R&B and Soul music. This album is full of creative expression.  Damon Albarn is an English musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who out did himself on this project.

Bobby Womack’s resume includes significant contributions across the decades as a singer, songwriter and guitarist.  Bobby Womack’s musical career has spanned 50+ years during which time he has written songs recorded by The Rolling Stones, Wilson Pickett, Janis Joplin (to name a few) and has played on sessions for Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Dusty Springfield and more.  Nicknamed The Preacher and The Poet. Bobby Womack’s work has topped the singles charts many times over and his collaborations with artists from Patti Labelle to Mos Def to Gorillaz to The Rolling Stones showcase a legend who has and continues to influence musicians across genres. Bobby Womack was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. Although, Bobby Womack’s Dad was not pleased with his choice to perform secular music, Womack kept a promise he’d made to his Dad by cutting a gospel album, Back to My Roots.

Bobby Womack’s gift to deliver a song with powerful lyrics which have become favorite sing along songs such as; “If You Think You’re Lonely Now,” “Across 110th Street,” “That’s The Way I Feel About Cha,” “Love Has Finally Come at Last,” “Someday We’ll All Be Free,” “You’re Welcome, Stop On By” and “Nobody Wants to Know When You’re Down and Out” are some of Womack’s heartfelt true stories expressed in song. Bobby Womack’s honesty and love for his art has kept him in the business thus far, despite his struggle with drugs which he is very open about.  It was interesting to hear his testimony about his so called friends, betting to see who can get him high and bringing him drugs.  Drug involvement is the familiar story which has crippled most of our great entertainers. Such as the late Whitney Houston. However, we are glad that Womack survived and is able to tell the truth about the terrible influence of drugs while trying to escape the pressures of the highs and lows of the music business.

His music is based on information and personal experience providing lyrical recipes for hit songs.  A good song is always based on an experience shared.  According to Bobby Womack, “It’s important that you have a story and a good hook line.  It’s always gonna go back to that.” You can hear that on the new Cd The Bravest Man In The Universe. Congratulations Mr. Womack on your new project. Welcome Back!

Tell us your favorite Bobby Womack song email us Urbanbuzzusa@aol.com. Also, who gave us the real David Ruffin of Bobby Womack?

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