The fourth time Womack recorded it was with Rolling Stones singer and musician Ron Wood. Womack recorded his own versions of James Taylor's "Fire and Rain", Ray.
The album bolstered his first top 40 hit, "That's the Way I Feel About Cha", which peaked at number two R&B and number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the spring of 1972. 1972–1985: Solo success. Following Communication, Womack's profile was raised with two more albums, released in 1972. In 1980, Wilton Felder released on MCA Records, the album Inherit The Wind, featuring Bobby Womack, that became a jazz-funk classic, notably in the UK-Robbie Vincent at Radio London included the track as one of his all-time winners in October 1982. In 1981, Womack signed with Beverly Glen Records and had his first R&B top 10 single in five years-since the 1976 single "Daylight"-with "If You Think You're Lonely Now" that peaked at number three on the R&B singles chart.
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It's fitting that Womack's last single, on his first album of original material since 1994, was a heart-rending request for forgiveness. I'm a liar, I'm in a dream," he exclaims over fidgety electronic rhythms and minimal piano from producers Damon Albarn and XL Records' head Richard Russell. A sixtysomething genius and rogue whose life had been plagued by addiction, diabetes, pneumonia, colon cancer and dementia, had come full circle.
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|50847||(The Preacher) Bobby Womack*||That's The Way I Feel About Cha (7", Styrene, Pre)||United Artists Records||50847||US||1971|
|50847||(The Preacher) Bobby Womack* (& Peace)*||(The Preacher) Bobby Womack* (& Peace)* - That's The Way I Feel About Cha (7", Single, San)||United Artists Records||50847||US||1971|
|LR-2974||Bobby Womack||That's The Way I Feel About Cha / Come L'Amore (7", Promo)||Liberty||LR-2974||Japan||Unknown|
|UP 35335||Bobby Womack||That's The Way I Feel About Cha (7")||United Artists Records||UP 35335||US||Unknown|
|UP 35339||Bobby Womack||That's The Way I Feel About Cha (7", Single, Pus)||United Artists Records||UP 35339||UK||1971|