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Yesterday | The Stranger

Rest in Power, Bobby Womack: The Heavy Life of the Bravest Man in the Universe

The Poet, the Preacher, the Bravest Man in the Universe - Bobby Womack was an elemental wizard of soul.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Charlie Haden dies: The bassist's daughters remember his influence

Petra, from left, Tanya and Rachel Haden of the Haden Triplets performed in February at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Charlie Haden, Jazz, Soul, Indie, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NME

Sinead O'Connor replaces Bobby Womack as Womad headliner

Womack, who passed away on June 27, was due to headline the world music festival at Charlton Park on Sunday, July 27. It has been confirmed today that O'Connor will step in as a replacement at the Wiltshire event, which takes place between July 24-27.

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This is Wiltshire

Sin ad O'Connor. Photo by Mike Burnell

SinA©ad O'Connor is the latest big name to be unveiled for this year's WOMAD festival at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NME

Damon Albarn on Bobby Womack: 'He taught me things that will never leave me'

Damon Albarn has talked about some of his experiences working with soul singer Bobby Womack, who died on June 27. Speaking to Julian Worricker for BBC Radio 4's The Last Word , the Blur singer reminisced about working with Womack in the studio.

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Related Topix: Soul, Blur, Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Cool Hunting

ListenUp: Schoolhouse Rock!, Dolly at Glastonbury, a Bobby Womack...

Born in Cleveland in 1944, soul singer Bobby Womack got his start like many from his generation: singing gospel with his family in the church choir.

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Related Topix: Soul, Dolly Parton, Country, Schoolhouse Rock, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBC News

Film Review: Tammy

Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines . Comments are welcome while open.

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ContactMusic.com

A Week In News: Sheeran's 'x' Ed, 'Transformers' Schools Rivals,...

Whether you were at Glastonbury, the BET Awards, the Monty Python reunion, or whether you were listening to Ed Sheeran's new album on the way to the cinema to see 'Transformers,' there was plenty to talk about this week.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ed Sheeran, Dolly Parton, Country, Soul

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Essence Magazine

Must-Listen: Raphael Saadiq Releases Bobby Womack Tribute, 'Gonna Miss U'

In light of the recent passing of legendary soul singer Bobby Womack, Raphael Saadiq has recorded a heartfelt song to pay his respects.

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ContactMusic.com

The Best Tributes to the Late, Great Bobby Womack

The Rolling Stones, Kasabian, Cee Lo Green and others pay homage as the world mourns the loss of legendary soul singer.

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Related Topix: Soul, Now

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Spiked

Bobby Womack: the last soul man

However, it was noticeable to anyone vaguely aware of Bobby Womack's long career that many of the articles and obituaries paying tribute to his music displayed a real lack of familiarity with it.

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Related Topix: Soul, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Bobby Womack, Scott Raab and Jason Vieaux

We share Lawrence Caswell's interview with the late soul singer Bobby Womack. Plus,"Esquire" magazine writer and loyal Cleveland sports fan Scott Raab talks to Dan Polletta about the art of interviewing famous people and has some thoughts on the chances of LeBron's return...and master guitarist Jason Vieaux shares music from his new disc "Play" ... (more)

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Related Topix: Soul, Cleveland, OH

Mon Jun 30, 2014

NME

Noel Fielding joins Kasabian onstage for Glastonbury headline set - " full report

Comedian Noel Fielding joined Kasabian onstage during their closing set on Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage, which saw red flares burning in the crowd, cryptic messages on the screen and a tribute to Bobby Womack, who died this week.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kasabian, Soul

FMQB

Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, Wiz Khalifa, Against Me!, Zendaya, Bobby Womack

In an interview on Saturday, Ariana Grande told Ryan Seacrest that her sophomore album will be titled My Everything and it will drop on August 25. It will include the hit single "Problem" , as well as other guest spots such as "Break Free" ; "Best Mistake" ; "Be My Baby" ; and "Break Your Heart Right Back" .

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Related Topix: Zendaya Coleman, Soul, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Scranton, PA

Q104.5

Bmannzzz Rockk Buzzz

The Rolling Stones have paid tribute to the late soul legend Bobby Womack after his death on Friday at age 70. Womack had suffered from colon cancer and diabetes.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Soul, Ronnie Wood, Aerosmith

Creative Loafing

First notes (6/30/2014): Man apologizes for painting over Kurt Vile's mural

On Saturday morning, DJ Lee Mayjahs took it upon himself to paint over the mural .

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WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: Bobby Womack 101 - An Appreciation

Music fans around the world are mourning the passing of Cleveland singer-songwriter Bobby Womack.

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Related Topix: Soul, Cleveland, OH, Teenagers, Family, Sam Cooke, Black Entertainment

Jamaica Observer

When Bobby Womack came to Jamaica

One week before his performance at the 2004 Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, singer Bobby Womack was excited about his first show in Jamaica.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Stevie Wonder pays tribute to Bobby Womack at festival

Music legend Stevie Wonder paid tribute to fellow soul star Bobby Womack as he closed the London Calling Festival on Sunday night.

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BBC News

Triumphant Kasabian close Glastonbury

Kasabian have closed the 2014 Glastonbury Festival with a powerful, bombastic set that drew tens of thousands to the Pyramid Stage.

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Related Topix: Kasabian, Pop/Rock, Dance, Fatboy Slim, Soul, Arts, Ballet

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