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    Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:53:09

    Bobby Womack Reveals He Has Alzheimer's - He is 68

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    • Bobby Womack - DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 26:  Ahead of the fifth annual Arthur's Day celebrations, Dublin based band Kodaline perform at the Guinness Storehouse, which has been transformed into a creative hub showcasing Irelands talent and creativity across Music, Arts, Food and Sport on September 26, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. Arthur's Day sees fans come together to experience live music and cultural events in over 500 pubs around Ireland. This year Arthurs Day will spread beyond music to support, promote and showcase Irelands innovators, artists, poets, writers and culinary experts. It promises to be an extraordinary night, featuring performances from hundreds of home grown acts, rising stars and other internationally renowned artists such as, The Script, James Vincent McMorrow, The Original Rudeboys, Girl Band, Bouts, Le Galaxie, Ham Sandwich, Daley, Manic Street Preachers, Emeli Sande, Janelle Monae, Biffy Clyro, Kodaline, Iggy Azalea and the legendary Bobby Womack. For more information visit www.guinness.com or www.facebook.com/Guinnessireland.
    • Bobby Womack - CORK, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Daley performs at Rearden's as part of the fifth annual Arthur's Day celebrations on September 26, 2013 in Cork, Ireland. Arthur's Day sees fans come together to experience live music and cultural events in over 500 pubs around Ireland. This year Arthur's Day will spread beyond music to support, promote and showcase Ireland's innovators, artists, poets, writers and culinary experts. It promises to be an extraordinary night, featuring performances from hundreds of home grown acts, rising stars and other internationally renowned artists such as, The Script, James Vincent McMorrow, The Original Rudeboys, Girl Band, Bouts, Le Galaxie, Ham Sandwich, Daley, Manic Street Preachers, Emeli Sande, Janelle Monae, Biffy Clyro, Kodaline, Iggy Azalea and the legendary Bobby Womack. For more information visit www.guinness.com or www.facebook.com/Guinnessireland
    • Bobby Womack - CORK, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Daley performs at Rearden's as part of the fifth annual Arthur's Day celebrations on September 26, 2013 in Cork, Ireland. Arthur's Day sees fans come together to experience live music and cultural events in over 500 pubs around Ireland. This year Arthur's Day will spread beyond music to support, promote and showcase Ireland's innovators, artists, poets, writers and culinary experts. It promises to be an extraordinary night, featuring performances from hundreds of home grown acts, rising stars and other internationally renowned artists such as, The Script, James Vincent McMorrow, The Original Rudeboys, Girl Band, Bouts, Le Galaxie, Ham Sandwich, Daley, Manic Street Preachers, Emeli Sande, Janelle Monae, Biffy Clyro, Kodaline, Iggy Azalea and the legendary Bobby Womack. For more information visit www.guinness.com or www.facebook.com/Guinnessireland

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    Soul singer Bobby Womack has confirmed that he has Alzheimer's Disease, which is a brain disorder affecting memory.

    Womack, 68, has revealed that the struggles to remember the names of his songs and his collaborators.

    According to the NME.com, Womack said, "The doctor says there are signs of Alzheimer's. It's not bad yet but will get worse. How can I not remember songs I wrote? It's frustrating. I don't feel together yet. Negative things come in my mind and it's hard for me to remember sometimes."

    Womack battled colon cancer in May.

    He also released The Bravest Man in the Universe last year.

    We wish Bobby Womack the best.

    What is your favorite Bobby Womack song?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    01.04.13



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