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Bobby Womack (I) (1944–2014)


A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Bobby Womack was born into a musical family. Managed by their father, he and his brothers formed "The Womack Brothers", a gospel singing group that toured with several national gospel stars. "The Womack Brothers" caught the attention of the legendary Sam Cooke when Cooke was singing on the gospel circuit. When Cooke ... See full bio »

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(age 70)

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 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #21.130 (2013) ... (writer: "Across 110th Street" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.182 (2012) ... (writer: "Across 110th Street" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.151 (2012) ... (writer: "Across 110th Street" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.102 (2012) ... (writer: "Across 110th Street" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.68 (2012) ... (writer: "Across 110th Street" - uncredited)
 2012 Dredd (writer: "Jubilee (Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around)")
  How to Make It in America (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Money, Power, Private School (2011) ... (performer: "Across 110th Street") / (writer: "Across 110th Street")
 2011 The Music Never Stopped (writer: "It's All Over Now")
 2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.8 (2010) ... (writer: "We Belong Together" - uncredited)
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Performance: Rolling Stones (2010) ... (writer: "It's All Over Now")
 2009 Fish Tank (performer: "California Dreamin'")
 2009 The Bob Zula (Short) (writer: "We Belong Together")
 2007 American Gangster (performer: "Across 110th Street" (1972)) / (writer: "Across 110th Street" (1972))
 2007 Talk to Me (writer: "I'm in Love")
 2006 The Gigolos (performer: "California Dreamin'")
 2005 History Detectives (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Home for Unwed Mothers/Long Expedition Encampment/Evelyn Nesbit Portrait (2005) ... (performer: "Lookin' for a Love" - uncredited)
 2001 Ali (writer: "That's How It Feels")
 2000 Our Favorite Things: Christmas in Vienna (TV Special) (music: "Through the Eyes of a Child")
 2000 The Ladies Man (performer: "Lookin' for a Love")
 2000 Meet the Parents (performer: "I'm Your Puppet", "For Once In My Life")
 1999 Kung Fu Kenobi's Big Adventure (Short) (lyrics: "Across 110th Street") / (music: "Across 110th Street") / (performer: "Across 110th Street")
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (performer: "California Dreamin'")
 1998 Another Day in Paradise (writer: "That's How It Feels")
 1997 Jackie Brown (lyrics: "Across 110th Street" (1972)) / (music: "Across 110th Street" (1972)) / (performer: "Across 110th Street" (1972))
 1997 Sprung (writer: "I'm in Love")
 1995 Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "It's All Over Now")
 1992 Boris and Natasha (TV Movie) ("It's Good to Be Bad")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
 1966 Carousella (Documentary short) (writer: "It's All Over Now")
 1964 The T.A.M.I. Show (Documentary) (writer: "It's All Over Now")
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Other Works:

Was a fan and early champion of legendary Rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix who popularized the "WAH-WAH" guitar sound effect that Womack had developed as a session guitarist. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Son of Naomi Womack. See more »

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The Preacher See more »

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