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  1. Rio Vista singer ready for Rancho Cordova showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Republic

    ... and has been compared to Luther Vandross, according to press materials. He believes his voice is more akin to Bobby Womack. Coats has been a front man for bands for more than 25 years, including The Coats Singers, The Elegants, The Performers, ...

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  2. CD reviews: Darren Espanto, Pupil, Van MorrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | ABS-CBN News

    ... George Benson, help elevate Van the Man's seldom heard songs a few notches closer to his certified classics. Bobby Womack adds a dash of spicy soul to "Some Peace of Mind." Josh Stone and Van make a handsome pair of bluesmen in "Wild honey" and ...

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  3. Trevor Phillips is the bravest man in the universe for telling a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Daily Mail

    ... first series of Littlejohn Live And Uncut, which Trevor produced, featured one of my musical heroes - the late Bobby Womack, soul man extraordinaire. Womack's last album was called The Bravest Man In The Universe, which should have been the title of ...

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  4. 5 Artists Poised to Win SXSW 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... quite reflective of the writing process." 25-year-old Leon Bridges plays vintage soul in the vein of Sam Cooke, Bobby Womack, or Sharon Jones and does it extremely well. He incorporates doo-wop, gospel, soul into a slick-sounding package - his ...

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  5. Modern R&B music is terrible, says MorrisonRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Fermanagh Today

    ... soul. I don't know what that is now. To me, soul was like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Bobby Bland, Solomon Burke, Bobby Womack. But what is it now? It is just a word. It can mean anything. "What is jazz? Some of the stuff that they say is jazz, I don't ...

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  6. Van Morrison Slams Modern R&b StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | ContactMusic.com

    ... like soul; I don't know what that is now. To me, soul was Ray Charles , Sam Cooke , Bobby Bland, Solomon Burke, Bobby Womack. But what is it now?"

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  7. Which musical legend thinks modern R&B is 'robotic'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Blackburn Citizen

    ... soul. I don't know what that is now. To me, soul was like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Bobby Bland, Solomon Burke, Bobby Womack. But what is it now? It is just a word. It can mean anything." But modern R&B isn't the only genre Van doesn't dig. He asked: ...

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  8. Van Morrsion brands modern R&B - terrible'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | UTV

    ... soul. I don't know what that is now. To me, soul was like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Bobby Bland, Solomon Burke, Bobby Womack. But what is it now? It is just a word. It can mean anything. "What is jazz? Some of the stuff that they say is jazz, I don't ...

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  9. Van Morrison is releasing his 35th studio album this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Bicester Advertiser

    ... soul. I don't know what that is now. To me, soul was like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Bobby Bland, Solomon Burke, Bobby Womack. But what is it now? It is just a word. It can mean anything. "What is jazz? Some of the stuff that they say is jazz, I don't ...

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  10. Morrison no fan of modern R&BRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | RTE.ie

    ... soul: I don't know what that is now. To me, soul was like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Bobby Bland, Solomon Burke, Bobby Womack. But what is it now? It is just a word. It can mean anything. "What is jazz? Some of the stuff that they say is jazz, I don't ...

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  11. How to cheer up Van the Man: Adrian Thrills reviews Morrison's first duets albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Daily Mail

    ... now. But when an album can combine one of the best Celtic soul voices with singing partners of the calibre of Bobby Womack, who passed away last June, and Mavis Staples, there is little need to spice things up with modern studio trickery. Morrison ...

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  12. Van Morrison releases album of duetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | York Press

    ... double or triple album. I just had to get people who were available. It started back in October 2013. I wanted Bobby Womack - he had been one of the first people on my list for many years. "So Bobby Womack, Mavis Staples and Natalie Cole were ...

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  13. Van Morrison - "Some Peace Of Mind"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Stereogum

    ... of " Real Real Gone ," and now Morrison has shared a reworking of "Some Peace Of Mind" featuring the late Bobby Womack. The original appeared on 1991's Hymns To The Silence , but the updated version receives an upbeat infusion of Womack's funky soul ...

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  14. Listen to Van Morrison Duet With Bobby Womack on 'Some Peace of Mind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... instead selected more obscure tunes from his library to tackle. The album opens with Morrison and R&B singer Bobby Womack performing "Some Peace of Mind" from 1991's "Hymns to the Silence," premiering above exclusively on Speakeasy today. The song ...

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  15. De la Soul headline act for WomadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Newsday

    ... like 47Soul and Aurelio." Irish singer Sinead O'Connor was a last-minute replacement for the late soul legend Bobby Womack as the closing act. Mr Smith added: "There has been a crisis in people buying music, but watching music is very much on ...

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  16. Afghan Whigs conquer Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... our tour," Dulli told the audience late into the show. Working in elements of The Beatles' "Getting Better" and Bobby Womack's "Across 110th Street" into the performance provided a salient link between the Whigs music and some of its main ...

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  17. Alabama Shakes, 'Don't Wanna Fight'Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... the water and power on." This is where "Don't Wanna Fight" connects with Curtis Mayfield, Betty Davis and Bobby Womack: Deep soul music shows how every social struggle is the sum of many individual ones, survived in real time. The band refocuses, ...

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  18. Alabama Shakes, 'Don't Wanna Fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... the water and power on." This is where "Don't Wanna Fight" connects with Curtis Mayfield, Betty Davis and Bobby Womack: Deep soul music shows how every social struggle is the sum of many individual ones, survived in real time. The band refocuses, ...

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  19. Larry Dunn Anthology of Earth Wind & Fire Opens 21st Annual Sedona International Film FestivalRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... who has worked with Jay King, Brenda Russell and Phil Perry , and composed with the Manhattans, Prince and Bobby Womack. Dunn's unique rhythmic style, combined with artistic composing and arranging talent, meld into a legendary performance with ...

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  20. R&b Singer/songwriter Don Covay Dead At 76Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... the Pips, Wilson Pickett, Little Richard, Etta James and Otis Redding. His own recordings have been covered by Bobby Womack and the Small Faces, among others. He was also an early member of 1950s doo-wop group Rainbows, which would later feature ...

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