Allen Klein wasn’t a musician, producer, arranger or composer, yet he altered the course of rock’n’roll by sticking up for his clients against the corporations. He got filthy rich doing so yet the more he made, the more he wanted. This is the story of a megalomaniac who fought battles for Sam Cooke, the Stones, Beatles, Who, Kinks, Animals and Donovan, but lost the ultimate battle for himself.
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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.