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Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dies at 70

Bobby Womack, the legendary soul singer and multi-instrumentalist, died Friday at the age of 70, The New York Times reports. Womack's passing, confirmed by his label…
By: Colin Joyce / June 28, 2014

Bobby Womack Suffering From Alzheimer’s Symptoms

"I'm doing fine now, but I've been quite sick," Bobby Womack told SPIN in June, upon the release of his electronic-leaning Damon Albarn collaboration The Bravest…
By: Marc Hogan / January 2, 2013

Muse Win ‘Best Act in the World Today’ at 2012 Q Awards

Worst New Music rockers Muse are the Best Act in the World Today, according to the 2012 Q Awards. The U.K. trio received the slightly…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 23, 2012

Bobby Womack: What He’s Learned From a Wild Life in Music

In a career spanning more than 50 years, Bobby Womack has experienced it all. He's written hits for himself ("Across 110th Street") and others (the…
By: Bryan Hood / June 19, 2012

Soul Survivor: Hear Bobby Womack’s Spare, Confessional ‘Please Forgive My Heart’

"He ain't what you call one of the silken voices of soul," SPIN wrote of Bobby Womack in 1985. "More like sandpaper. Or true grit,…
By: Marc Hogan / March 8, 2012

LISTEN: Gorillaz Track with Mos Def

Blur's short-lived reunion is kaput, so the limelight is shifting from singer Damon Albarn to his virtual band Gorillaz. The animated quartet's third studio album,…
By: Jenn Pelly / January 20, 2010

Gorillaz Tap Snoop, Mos Def for New Album

With the Blur reunion behind him, Damon Albarn is returning to his virtual side-project Gorillaz, recruiting Snoop Dogg, Lou Reed, the Bee Gees' Barry Gibb,…
By: William Goodman / November 30, 2009

Do Metallica and Run-DMC Deserve Rock Hall?

How seriously are we supposed to take the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions?
By: David Marchese / January 16, 2009