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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Singer; one of the many talented Womack brothers -- via SoulTracks. The Womack brothers -- Friendly, Jr., Curtis, Bobby, Harry, and Ceil, started off in their father's church, became the Valentinos, got discovered by Sam Cooke, endured lots of tragedy, and spun off Bobby as a solo artist and Cecil with his wife Linda Cooke as Womack & Womack. The Valentinos recorded the original versions of "Looking for a Love" and "It's All Over Now."