duminică, 29 iunie 2014

Bobby Womack RIP

Bobby Womack, RIP. 70 de ani. Trebuia sa cinte la Paris in 2 zile...a compus pentru Janis Joplin si a fost cu ea in noaptea in care a murit. Womack a compus si inregistrat primul hit Rolling Stones' in UK No. 1: "It's All Over Now" , care i-au adus un tribut...
"Bobby Womack was a huge influence on us. He was a true pioneer of soul and R&B, whose voice and songwriting touched millions. On stage, his presence was formidable. His talents put him up there with the greats. We will remember him, first and foremost, as a friend."

Womak a fost chitarist pentru Sly and The family Stone, a cintat cu Sam Cooke, apare in Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978).
Hit-uri: "Lookin' For a Love", "That's The Way I Feel About Cha", "Woman's Gotta Have It", "Harry Hippie", "Across 110th Street" (din filmul blaxploitation din 1972, adevarat imn newyorkez, redevenita hit in 1987 datorita lui Jackie Brown al lui Tarantino si 10 ani mai tirziu cu American Gangster al lui Sir Rid), si in anii 80, "If You Think You're Lonely Now".

din Uncut aici

documentar fascinant despre Womak din 2013 aici

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