BOBBY WOMACK DEAD: ‘THE MAN WHO COULD MAKE YOU CRY WHEN HE SANG’

Bobby Womack1Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack, best known for classic songs like “Across 110th Street,” “If You Think You’re Lonely Now” and whose music was covered by The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and Chaka Khan, died at age 70. He was suffering from colon cancer and diabetes…

Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood sent this touching message via Twitter: “I’m so sad to hear about my friend Bobby Womack ~ the man who could make you cry when he sang has brought tears to my eyes with his passing.”Bobby Womack2We will remember him for his unique and emotive voice and also for his funky guitar flourishes on records by Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Dusty Springfield and Aretha Franklin. His wonderful voice came straight from the gospel church…

Bobby Womack R.I.P.