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Bobby Womack

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Bobby Womack.

October 24, 2012 The soul singer recently released a long-awaited comeback album, a mix of introspection and romance.

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Interviews & Profiles

Bobby Womack's latest album, The Bravest Man in the Universe, came out June 12.

July 1, 2012 The Bravest Man in the Universe is perhaps the most ambitious album of Womack's 50-year career.

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April 4, 2009 Bobby Womack's induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a real homecoming for a soul survivor.

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July 4, 2008 A new collection, The Soul Years, showcases Bobby Womack's skill as singer and composer.

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July 21, 2008 Womack calls himself the "last soul man," and "California Dreamin'" shows that it's no exaggeration.

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News

The cover for Bobby Womack's album The Bravest Man In The Universe.

July 1, 2012 The story behind an album that marries the singer's past with contemporary sounds.

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July 21, 2008 Womack calls himself the "last soul man," and "California Dreamin'" shows that it's no exaggeration.

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Covers of albums on NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of 2012 (So Far) list.

June 25, 2012 Highlights from the first half of 2012 include albums from Jack White, Usher and Alabama Shakes.

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The Bravest Man In The Universe

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  • Album: The Bravest Man In The Universe
  • Artist: Bobby Womack
  • Label: XL Recordings
  • Released: 2012
 

The SAR Records Story

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  • Album: The SAR Records Story
  • Artist: Sam Cooke
  • Label: ABKCO
 

Best of Bobby Womack: The Soul Years

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  • Album: Best of Bobby Womack: The Soul Years
  • Artist: Bobby Womack
  • Label: Capitol/EMI
  • Released: 2008