"The doctor says there are sign of Alzheimer's," Womack told the Sun
. "It's not bad yet, but will get worse."
"How can I not remember songs I wrote?" The "Across 110th Street" singer wondered frustratingly.
"I don't feel together yet. Negative things come in my mind and it's harder for me to remember sometimes," the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame
Womack made a recent comeback
to music after having surgery for both prostate and colon cancer, BBC News
reports. He also suffered from pneumonia on two different occasions as well as collapsed lungs.
The singer was embarrassed at the 2012 Q Awards
for mistakenly introducing Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn as Damon Osbourne, The Guardian
reports. Albarn co-produced Womack's 2012 comeback album, The Bravest Man In The Universe
, which won the Q Award for Best Album of 2012.
In addition to collaborating on The Bravest Man In The Universe
, Womack also sang on the last two Gorillaz albums and has also toured with the group.