The 68-year-old soul singer was in the hospital with pneumonia over the weekend, Collins wrote on his Facebook page . On Sunday (March 25), Collins wrote that he had spoken to Womack and then updated fans, "He Wanted You All to Know That He Loves You & Thxs for the Prayers. Docs Says He Is In 1st Stage of Colon Cancer, He is Very Up Beat About His Future, we laughed & joked before we hung up. Thxs Funkateers, we will get him Back on the One!"
Womack worked with the Rolling Stones , Aretha Franklin , Sly & the Family Stone , Janis Joplin  and more legendary artists in the '60s before launching his own solo career with Hot 100 singles like "Lookin' For a Love," "California Dreamin'" and "Nobody Wants You When You're Down and Out."
The R&B performer was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 and was featured on Gorillaz's  2010 albums "Plastic Beach" and "The Fall."
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