Music Birthday: Bobby Womack

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🔊🥳Today, March 4, 1954, Bobby Womack was born Robert Dwayne Womack in Cleveland, Ohio. In February 1973, on Valentine’s Day, Bobby Womack & Peace’s ‘Harry Hippie’ single earned gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. The song was written by Jim Ford, like Aretha Franklin’s ‘Niki Hoeky,’ and it peaked at no. 31 on the US Hot 100. Another fun fact, ‘Harry Hippie’ was covered by Calvin Richardson in 2009.

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