Womack, Bobby

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Womack, Bobby Gender: M
Robert Dwayne Womack
born on 4 March 1944 at 08:10 (= 08:10 AM )
Place Cleveland, Ohio, 41n30, 81w42
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 13°51' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°29 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 13°59'

Bobby Womack
photo: Bill Ebbesen, license cc-by-3.0


American musician with the Womack Brothers, an R&B quartet. The became highly popular on the gospel circuit in 1959. After meeting Sam Cooke and The Soul Stirrers, Bobby continued on his career with his brothers but also played guitar in Cooke's backup band. His song, "It's All Over Now," became a worldwide smash for the Rolling Stones.

After Sam Cooke was murdered in December 1964, Bobby married Sam's widow, Barbara in February 1965. He worked as backup guitar with many stars and wrote many hit songs. Through the '70s, his circuit included groupies and narcotics.

In March 1974, Bobby made a big career hit with his LP "Lookin' For A Love Again." After his brother Harry was murdered, Bobby dropped further into drugs and depression in mid-1978. It was not until 1981 that he went into rehab. He continued to make world tours, win awards, and produce other artists.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • sibling relationship with Womack, Cecil (born 25 September 1947)


  • Work : New Job 1959 (Started singing on the gospel circuit)
  • Death of Significant person December 1964 (Friend Sam Cooke)
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  • Relationship : Marriage February 1965 (Barbara Cooke)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released March 1974 (Release hit "Lookin' For Love Again")
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Frank C. Clifford 6/1996


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs (Rehab)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Depression
  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (Brother Harry murdered)
  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Brothers music quartet)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Since 1965)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, lasting)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Womack Brothers)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Gospel initially, soul and R&B)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award