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Requested tracks are not available in your region. Similar Songs. He also teamed up with jazz guitarist Gabor Szabo on the LP High Contrast, which debuted Womack's composition "Breezin'" which, of course, became a smash for George Benson six years later.
Womack issued his first UA album, Communication, in , which kicked off a string of excellent releases that ran through the first half of the decade. Later that year, Womack scored the blaxploitation flick Across th Street; the title cut was later revived in the Quentin Tarantino film Jackie Brown.
After his brother Harry was murdered by a jealous girlfriend in in Bobby's own apartment , the drug usage began to take a more serious turn. Despite Womack's new marriage to Regina Banks, the song was a sign that things were coming to a head. Womack pushed UA into letting him do a full album of country music, something he'd always loved but which the label regarded as commercially inadvisable especially under the title Womack reportedly wanted to use: Step Aside, Charley Pride, Give Another Nigger a Try.
A pair of albums there failed to recapture his commercial momentum or reinvent him for the disco age, and he moved to Arista for 's Roads of Life, which appeared not long after the sudden death of his infant son.
At a low point in his life, Womack took a bit of time off from music to gather himself. He appeared as a guest vocalist on Jazz Crusader Wilton Felder's solo album, Inherit the Wind, singing the hit title track, and subsequently signed with black entrepreneur Otis Smith's independent Beverly Glen label.
In the following years, Womack made high-profile returns to the music business only sporadically. In , he fulfilled a longstanding promise to his father who passed away in by delivering his first-ever gospel album, Back to My Roots.