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The Poet (album)

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Released  November 1981
Length  39:37
Artist  Bobby Womack
Producer  Bobby Womack
Recorded  1981
The Poet (1981)  The Poet II (1984)
Release date  November 1981
Label  Charly Records
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Studio  Kendun Recorders, Burbank, California; Hit City West, Los Angeles, California
Genres  Soul music, Rhythm and blues
Similar  Bobby Womack albums, Soul music albums

The Poet is the thirteenth studio album by American musician Bobby Womack. The album was released in November 1981, by Beverly Glen Music. The album reached the top of the Billboard Top Black Albums chart due to the success of the single "If You Think You're Lonely Now", which peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart.



  • Bobby Womack - Guitar, Lead Vocals
  • Nathan East, David Shields - Bass
  • Dorothy Ashby - Harp, Percussion
  • David T. Walker - Guitar
  • Eddie "Bongo" Brown, Paulinho da Costa - Percussion
  • James Gadson - Drums
  • Patrick Moten, Dale Ramsey - Keyboards
  • Regina Womack, Sally Womack, Vincent Womack, Tondalei - Handclapping
  • Cecil Womack, Curtis Womack, Friendly Womack, The Waters, Richard Griffin, Fernando Harkless, Johnny Parham, Jon Rami - Backing Vocals
  • Technical
  • Otis Smith - executive producer
  • Avi Kipper, Barney Perkins, Robert Battaglia - engineer
  • Ginny Livingston - art direction
  • Norman Seeff - photography
  • Songs

    1So Many Sides of You3:47
    2Lay Your Lovin' On Me4:04


    The Poet (album) Wikipedia

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