” Leave them wanting more and you know they’ll call you back. “


” You gotta know when it’s time to hang up. But when I finally go, let me go out on stage, my perfect ending. Don’t let me go when I’m sick or asleep. Let me be in motion. “


” It is my fondest wish that the gift of song that God has given me will flow from my soul to yours and help ease any burden that might weigh upon you. “


” People think you have to go through a lot of changes to become a soul singer, You just have to go through life. “


” Once upon a time, I could sing three hours. Now, when you see me say ‘I’m done,’ I’m done, ain’t nothing left till the next night. “


” I think people like it when I tell them, ‘I’m lucky to be here, because they are, too. Ain’t nothing to do with age. There ain’t nothing promised to you. Everybody’s going to die. “


” You learn if you mind stay open. And once you can’t learn no more, your mind must be closed. Life goes on and you keep growing, you know? “


” When I was a kid, during those days, you couldn’t use instruments. It was against the pastor’s religion, so all the singers would make these instruments with their voices. It was just unbelievable. I couldn’t explain it. “


” We take things for granted, and because we wake up every day, you start talking about what you’re going to do next week. I said, ‘Who told you you would be here next week? “


” I’m amazed by the ground that I covered. The music’s the number-one thing. And if it isn’t, you better quit now. “


” When I first played New York, it was with James Brown at the Apollo, and I was playing in a band under the name The Valentinos. I remember Sam Cooke saying, ‘I want you to go in there with James Brown. I couldn’t be as hard on you as James Brown would be.’ But we came out marching like soldiers. “


” You knew the difference between Barbra Streisand and Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles, straight away. Now everyone sounds like each other, and I don’t think that’s right. “



All 12 Bobby Womack Quotes about You in picture


Leave them wanting more and you know they
You gotta know when it
It is my fondest wish that the gift of song that God has given me will flow from my soul to yours and help ease any burden that might weigh upon you.
People think you have to go through a lot of changes to become a soul singer, You just have to go through life.
Once upon a time, I could sing three hours. Now, when you see me say
I think people like it when I tell them,
You learn if you mind stay open. And once you can
When I was a kid, during those days, you couldn
We take things for granted, and because we wake up every day, you start talking about what you
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When I first played New York, it was with James Brown at the Apollo, and I was playing in a band under the name The Valentinos. I remember Sam Cooke saying,
You knew the difference between Barbra Streisand and Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles, straight away. Now everyone sounds like each other, and I don

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