Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 197 - Bobby Womack vs himself
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Brian breaks down the larger-than-life, unbelievable tale of the man who showed up to Sam Cooke’s funeral with Sam Cooke’s wife – Bobby Womack. There is sex. There is attempted murder. There is lots of drugging with Sly Stone.

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SHOW NOTES:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Womack

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/bobby-womack-1944-2014-246105/

https://atlantablackstar.com/2024/01/22/story-marry-bobby-womack-sam-cooke-widow-after-death/

The Soul Stirrer by Barney Hoskins: https://teachrock.org/article/the-soul-stirrer-sam-cooke/

Jet Magazine story: https://www.tumblr.com/twixnmix/190983933828/sam-cookes-widow-marries-bobby-womack-77-days

https://kissrichmond.com/1753642/rb-singer-bobby-womack-still-heartbroken-about-baby-sons-death/

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jun/28/bobby-womack-dies-aged-70

https://raresoul.com/bobby-womack-marries-sam-cookes-widow-gets-pistol-whipped/

https://raycharlesvideomuseum.blogspot.com/2015/07/bobby-and-ray-1966.html

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/how-we-met-womack-and-womack-1403513.html

https://www.mtv.com/news/l698zf/bobby-womack-sam-cooke

https://eurweb.com/2022/womack-sisters-born-into-betrayal-entanglement/

https://www.iloveoldschoolmusic.com/vintage-entanglement-bobby-womack-got-shot-for-sleeping-with-daughter-of-his-celebrity-friend/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Womack

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bravest_Man_in_the_Universe

http://www.apologetix.com/faq/faq-detail.php?faq_q_id=52

Mark Farner’s Christian version of “Some Kind of Wonderful”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLvIBR4rxGQ