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Linda Womack

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Singer, songwriter

Associated acts
Womack & Womack

Linda Womack


Linda Womack in her curly hair while holding a microphone

April 25, 1953 (age 71) Chicago, Illinois, U.S. (

Cecil Womack (m. 1979–2013)

Sam Cooke, Barbara Campbell

Music group
Womack & Womack (1983 – 2004)

Womack & Womack: Celebrate the World

Similar People
Cecil Womack, Sam Cooke, Bobby Womack, Mary Wells, Will Simms

Linda womack

Linda Womack (née Cooke; born April 25, 1953), also known as Zeriiya Zekkariyas, is an American singer and songwriter.


Cecil Womack looking fierce with his wife Linda Womack and holding hands together while wearing coats and shades

Womack & Womack - Baby I'm Scared Of You (Clip Promo Single 1983)


On the left is Linda Womack with a curly hair and wearing a denim, sunglasses and headset while on the right is Cecil Womack

Womack is the daughter of Sam Cooke, and with her husband Cecil Womack had a successful recording career under the name Womack & Womack. Their first album Love Wars proved a critical hit on the Elektra label. "Baby I'm Scared of You" was a Top 40 R&B single. Other albums included Radio M.U.S.I.C. Man (Elektra 1985), Starbright (Manhattan EMI 1986), Conscience (Island 1988) and Family Spirit on Arista/RCA in 1991. The 1993 album Transformed Into The House Of Zekkariyas was their last as Womack & Womack.

Linda Womack smiling while embraced from behind by his husband Cecil Womack together with their child

Womack, in partnership with Cecil, gained renown as a songwriter of soul songs in the late seventies and eighties, with "Woman's Gotta Have It", co-written with her stepfather and brother-in-law Bobby Womack and Darryl Carter; "Love T.K.O.", recorded by Teddy Pendergrass; "Love Bankrupt", released by Patti LaBelle; and the ballad "New Day" by soul singer and jazz guitarist, George Benson.

Cecil Womack smiling together with his wife Linda Womack both wearing eyelasses

In the 1990s, she and her family moved to South Africa. She records with her seven children as "The House of Zekkariyas". Their album Sub Conscience was released in 2002. Her husband died on February 1, 2013 in South Africa, aged 65.


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