Bobby Womack Dead at Age 70


    6/27/2014 4:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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    0627-bobby-womack-old-getty-01Veteran soul singer Bobby Womack died Friday.

    Womack’s sister says he passed away in his sleep … she says they don’t know the cause of death.

    Bobby struggled with multiple health problems throughout his life … including diabetes, pneumonia, colon cancer and the early signs of Alzheimer’s.

    Bobby and his brothers formed a group in the ’60s called “The Valentinos” and they recorded the song “It’s All Over Now” before the Rolling Stones released their version — the group’s first #1 hit.

    0627-bobby-womack-recent-getty-01Bobby also recorded the songs “Across 110th Street” and “If You Think You’re Lonely Now.”

    In 2009, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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