From June, 2014

Bobby Womack : When the Sun Goes Down

Bobby Womack (March 4, 1944- June 27, 2014) My mother’s Saturday morning ritual was to get up early, play music and clean the house from top to bottom. This, I believe, is where my affection for soul music and Bobby Womack in particular was born. One song I that played frequently was Harry Hippie by Bobby. I remember watching her folding clothes or washing dishes while singing along to this raspy, forceful voice coming through the speakers. My mother was the person to tell me that he’d passed and I couldn’t help but to feel a bit of sadness about…