May we say first be fore you read this . We at kiss fm try to give a touch of soul daily and the death of bobby Womack hits hard . We will miss he’s music and most off all no matter how high you get will still be looking up to you
The singer, songwriter and musician, Bobby Womack, has died. Bobby was 70.
Bobby’s death appears to have been caused by a combination of factors, including diabetes, prostate cancer, heart trouble, colon cancer and pneumonia.
The place of Bobby’s passing will be posted here, as further facts come to light.
Bobby was scheduled to perform at the Womad festival in Malmesbury, in the U.K. next month.
His contribution to Black music over the last half a century has been immeasurable.
Despite his health isssues, compounded by many personal issues with songwriting partnerships, and personal relationships, Bobby’s musical output (and hectic touring schedule) cannot be denied.
His two ‘Poet’ album releases, of the early Eighties, provided artistic benchmarks for the latest generation of singer, songwriters, emerging in the new millennium.
He recently released the album ‘The Bravest Man in the Universe’ (a set produced by Damon Albarn and Richard Russell) in 2012.
The passing of Bobby Womack has to be seen by the industry as a whole, as the passing of, not just a hugely important singer, songwriter, but the end of an era in mainstream music as a whole.