Working in a steel mill can wear a man out. Even though he was dead tired, when Bobby Womack’s father, Friendly, returned home after a long day of blue-collar drudgery, he wasn’t ready to rest his weary bones.
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Following the death of Sam Cooke, Bobby Womack’s personal life and career were thrown into upheaval.
His marriage to Cooke’s window, Barbara Campbell, three months after Cooke was buried, did not sit well with the R&B community, though Womack has said he wanted to look after Campbell in her time of need.