Soul Sunday : Bobby Womack
Soul Sunday’s is back on its regular program even though it will be hard to follow-up after last weeks sweet soul mix, but I’ll try to do my best!
And what better way to do that with the legendary Bobby Womack! Born into a Musician’s family Bobby Womack was destined for musical greatness. The singer-songwriter/ Musician has work with some of the greats in the biz, like Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett, Sly & the Family Stone, Janis Joplin and Aretha Franklin. As a solo artist he had quite a few hits “Lookin’ For a Love”, “That’s The Way I Feel About Cha”, “Woman’s Gotta Have It”, “Harry Hippie”, “Across 110th Street” and his 1980s hit “If You Think You’re Lonely Now”.
In 2009, Bobby Womack was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And in 2010 he lend his vocals to The Gorrilaz for the track “Stylo”
Originally a Beatles track, Womack put some soul into this cover. It’s also sampled by 9th Wonder for the Little Brother track “Speed”
Probably the most notable song by Bobby Womack, it was the title song for the movie “110th Street”. The whole soundtrack was created and produced by Bobby Womack. You can also hear it in the movies “Jackie Brown” and “American Gangster”
Again sampled by 9th Wonder for the Acces Immortal track “Midnight Creep”