Bobby Womack diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - This June 22, 2012 file photo shows musician Bobby Womack in Los Angeles. Womack told the BBC in a recent interview that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The diagnosis comes after he began to have difficulty remembering his songs and the names of people he's worked with. Alzheimer's is a degenerative brain disease characterized by memory loss. It's the latest health problem for the 68-year-old singer, who's also been fighting cancer and other maladies. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, file)