Bobby Womack dies aged 70

June 28, 2014 12:28 AM

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Bobby Womack dies aged 70

Rumours of Womack's death had been circulating for a week on the internet but been ruled out as a hoax. Now, Rolling Stone reports that a representative for Womack's label XL Recordings has confirmed the singer's death. The cause of death is currently unknown.

Known for hits including 1972's 'Across 110th Street', Womack's career spanned seven decades. He released his first single in 1954. Womack enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, appearing on Gorillaz track 'Stylo' from the band's third album, 'Plastic Beach'. This association with Damon Albarn led t...

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