Lookin' for a Love Again

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Lookin' for a Love Again
Bobby Womack Lookin For A Love Again.jpg
Studio album by Bobby Womack
Released January 11, 1974
Recorded 1973
Studio Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Genre Soul, Funk
Length 28:02
Label United Artists
Producer Bobby Womack
Bobby Womack chronology
Facts of Life
(1973)
Lookin' for a Love Again
(1974)
I Don't Know What the World Is Coming To
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Lookin' for a Love Again is the sixth studio album by American musician Bobby Womack. The album was released on January 11, 1974, by United Artists Records. The album reached #85 on the Billboard U.S. Pop Charts and #5 on the Billboard R&B Charts. It included the hit single "Lookin' for a Love", which charted No. 1 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart and #10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Harry Womack and his other brothers are featured singing background vocals on the album, as they had with previous Bobby releases, and they re-sang their original 1962 hit when they were The Valentinos. Although Bobby had rehearsed the song, he wasn't going to feature it, but eventually went ahead at the insistence of one of his musicians.

Track Listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Bobby Womack; except where indicated

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Lookin' for a Love" James Alexander, Zelda Samuels 2:37
2. "I Don't Wanna Be Hurt by Ya Love Again"   3:26
3. "Doing It My Way"   5:36
4. "Let It Hang Out"   2:22
5. "Point of No Return" Jim Ford 2:44
6. "You're Welcome, Stop on By" Womack, Truman Thomas 3:40
7. "You're Messing Up a Good Thing" Clayton Ivey, Frank Johnson, Terry Woodford 2:34
8. "Don't Let Me Down" Truman Thomas 2:04
9. "Copper Kettle" Albert Frank Beddoe 3:17
10. "There's One Thing That Beats Failing" Womack, Truman Thomas 2:42

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Gregg Hamm, Jerry Masters, Karat Faye - engineer
  • John Kehe, Ria Lewerke - design

Charts[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 85
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 5

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 US
R&B
1974 "Lookin' for A Love" 10 1
"You're Welcome, Stop On By" 59 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lytle, Craig. Bobby Womack: Lookin' For A Love Again > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 13 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Bobby Womack US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  3. ^ "Bobby Womack US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-13.