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Bobby Womack dies aged 70: Soul legend who influenced Rolling Stones and Damon Albarn Bobby Womack, the R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died aged 70.

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Soul Legend Bobby Womack Dies at 70Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack died Friday at the age of 70.Womack’s sister tells TMZ that he passed away in his sleep, but the cause of death is currently unknown.Womack had struggled with drug addiction and health problems throughout his life including diabetes, colon cancer, and early signs of Alzheimer’s…

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Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack died Friday, said Sonya Kolowrat, his publicist with XL Recordings. Womack was 70. 

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R.I.P. Bobby Womack

– www.stereogum.com

R.I.P. Bobby WomackRolling Stone reports that the soul music legend Bobby Womack, one of the toughest and most expressive voices of the ’70s, has died. No cause of death has been revealed yet, though Womack has, in recent years, suffered from ailments that include colon cancer, diabetes, pneumonia, and the early signs of Alzheimer’s…

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Womack’s second act comes to an end

– www.theaustralian.com.au

BOBBY Womack, the R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from The Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died aged 70.

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