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January 7, 2013
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Bobby Womack diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

The legendary soul singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bobby Womack has revealed that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.   Womack, 68, revealed in a interview with BBC radio that his doctor has seen early signs of the disease.   "The doctor said you have signs of Alzheimer's," the singer disclosed. "He said it's not bad yet but it's going to get worse."   The legendary singer who has also been diagnosed with colon cancer has had a difficult year in health having been hospitalized last year for pneumonia.   Womack has been known for songs such as 1982’s “If You Think You’re Lonely Now” and “Lookin’ For a Love” originally released in 1962.   His most recent album, The Bravest Man in the Universe, was released last year to rave reviews.

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