Bobby Womack

11:08am

Thu November 22, 2012
Music

An Early Peek At Our Favorite Music Of 2012

Originally published on Wed November 28, 2012 7:29 am

Sharon Van Etten's Tramp was released in February by Jagjaguwar.
Shervin Lainez Courtesy of the artist

1:16pm

Wed October 24, 2012
World Cafe

Bobby Womack On World Cafe

Originally published on Wed October 24, 2012 1:17 pm

Bobby Womack.
Jamie-James Medina

Soul legend Bobby Womack was considered a survivor before he'd started work on his long-awaited comeback album The Bravest Man in the Universe. After overcoming hospitalization with pneumonia and successful treatment of colon cancer while in the midst of recording the album, Womack released his finest work in ages over the summer.

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2:30pm

Sun July 1, 2012
Music Interviews

Bobby Womack: 'God Must Still Have A Purpose For Me'

Originally published on Sun July 1, 2012 3:05 pm

Bobby Womack's latest album, The Bravest Man in the Universe, came out June 12.
Jamie-James Medina Courtesy of the artist

"We had two shows that night," says Bobby Womack, recounting a recent concert in Houston. "It was a small theater, about 5- or 6,000 people. The second show, I was just out of it; they had to take me to the hospital."

It was a serious scare for the 68-year-old singer-songwriter — who has also lived through drug addiction and the deaths of two sons — and it didn't end that night.

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4:25am

Sun July 1, 2012
The Record

The Making Of Bobby Womack's 'Bravest Man'

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:35 pm

Courtesy of the artist