Maybe, once in your life, you have heard the name Bobby Womack. There is a great possibility to this most especially that his songs are always being sampled. Take Mariah Carey for example. She sampled one of Bobby song’s in We Belong Together. Does it ring a bell? It sure does. This is not surprising because Womack would always play a prolific role in R&B. The same is also true with rock. He was then popular for his songs such as Harry Hippie, I Can Understand It and Woman Got to Have It.
Many would claim that Womack became famous for his candor, and even displayed depth as far as turning phrases is concerned. This was one of the reasons why he was able to stand out against his contemporaries. There were tons of Bobby Womack facts of life written all over the web. He was said to be the follow up to the classic Communication which became popular in the year 1972. The mentioned album was really better. Since then, Womack turned out to be quite a natural when it comes to giving his real takes on life, love and even relationships. Do not get this wrong though because as far as his song writing is concerned, he could always deal with myriads of subjects given and handed to him. This was really evident when he released the album Nobody Wants You When You’re Down and Out. This song did ad infinitum. However, Womack got to put a quite nasty edge for it. This was made to sound like a song he got to really write himself. This was even punctuated with I’m through trying to prove my love to you. This came with a great guitar riffling.
Aside from the aforementioned, there was also the song See When you Take my Heart. The same is also true with He’ll Be There When the Sun Goes Down. These served advantageous from a great amount of witticisms. The same is also true with a quite strong string arrangement. This also took the participation of Rene Hall. This was really surprising. However, nothing could be even more shocking when he covered Aretha Franklin’s Natural Woman. This came as a surprise that is for sure. His version was said to be shouting skillfully all over the rooftops. Womack got to bring tenderness on the lyrics and it turned out to be an unbelievably believable. This was produced by Womack and it was recorded through the Muscle Shoals. This came with renowned players. The album was a gem as many would call it.
Indeed, Bobby Womack and soul are synonymous to each other. He would be the singer who would make you question your song preferences. That is for sure. His ability to demand attention from his audience is one of a kind. The convincing series he released would be a great material if you want to make a Throwback music session. That is for sure.