Soul legend Bobby Womack dead at 70
Published on Jun 28, 2014 4:21 PM
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Legendary US soul artist Bobby Womack, who influenced and wrote for generations of musicians, died on Friday aged 70, a spokesman said.
Womack wrote a string of R&B staples including It’s all Over Now - which went to number one for British rockers The Rolling Stones and Lookin’ For A Love.
The singer started out performing with his brothers in the 1950s and later a band called the Valentinos. He also wrote songs and played guitar for artists including Aretha Franklin and Wilson Pickett.
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