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Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Bobby Womack Dies
(CNN) -- Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack died Friday, Womack's publicist said. He was 70.
"I am sadly able to confirm but I have no details at this time," said Sonya Kolowrat, his publicist with XL Recordings.
Womack, whose career spanned more than 50 years, wrote and performed numerous hits including "That's the Way I feel About Cha" and "Across 110th Street."
He also wrote The Rolling Stones' first UK No. 1 hit, "It's All Over Now."
Womack was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009.
Last year, he revealed to BBC 6 music that he had early signs of Alzheimer's disease.
"With the support of many good doctors, my family, and all of my wonderful fans, I will continue to write and perform and bring the good music to the people for as long as I can," Womack told CNN after his diagnosis.
He thanked his fans for their prayers and well wishes, adding "I truly appreciate and can feel your love."
Womack's diagnosis came after several other health issues including pneumonia, diabetes, and colon cancer.
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