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Womack & Womack: Love Wars (Elektra 96-0293-1)

Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 28 January 1984

WHEN BACKROOM boys decide it's time they had some of the limelight for themselves, the results are unpredictable to say the least. Cecil and Linda Womack are a husband-and-wife branch of a famous family — he's Bobby's brother, she's Sam Cooke's daughter, and to compress the blog into a matchbox, they've been writing hits, first apart, then together, for about 20 years.

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