Legendary R&B Singer Bobby Womack Passes Away At 70

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R&B Legend Bobby Womack has passed away at the age of 70. His family confirmed to us that he passed away this morning. His record label XL Recordings, confirmed his passing in the past hour.

Womack just performed in the past few weeks. He was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2009.

The cause of death right now is unknown.

People wanted this to be a hoax like Ronnie James Dio, Vesta, George Duke and others. Sadly, it is not.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Our heartfelt condolences to the Womack family. Thank you Bobby for the music you have left us. Much Love...Always...


2009 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Hopefulls

Dont Hate The Name. Respect The Game.
Dont Hate The Name. Respect The Game.

Don't Hate The Name. Respect The Game.

Run D.M.C., Metallica, The Stooges, Jeff Beck, Wanda Jackson, Little Anthony and the Imperials, War, Bobby Womack, and  Chic are the 9 hopefuls to get into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Only 5 will get in. 

Chic, the Stooges and Jackson have been previously nominated.  The inductees will be announced in January with the ceremony taking place April 4th, 2009.  The ceremony will be returning to Cleveland and leaving New York behind.  For the first time ever, fans will be able to buy tickets to the event. -Dr.FB