This post is a Bobby Womack special, including links about his early work with his brothers as part of The Valentinos, who began their recording career when Sam Cooke signed them to his record label & (imo) were pretty damn good while they lasted.
Gilles Peterson Meets Bobby Womack DESCRIPTION: Following his sad passing, another chance to hear soul legend Bobby Womack chat to Gilles Peterson. In this special, originally broadcast in December 2012, Bobby visited Gilles’ studio in North London for an extended chat, discussing Bobby’s career and influences, unearthing a few unexpected musical gems along the way – he also brought his guitar and played some tracks. (BBC 6)
#BobbyWomack6music DESCRIPTION: Following the recent sad news of Bobby Womack’s passing, aged 70, BBC 6 listeners help create a tribute playlist to the legendary soul singer and songwriter. (BBC 6)