Smooth Jazz Singer/Songwriter Bobby Caldwell, Famous for Hit Song “What You Won’t Do For Love,” Passes Away at 71..
On March 15, 2023, fans of smooth jazz were saddened to hear of the passing of Bobby Caldwell, a legendary singer/songwriter best known for his hit song, “What You Won’t Do For Love,” which was released in 1978. Caldwell passed away at the age of 71, leaving behind a rich legacy of soulful, melodic music that has inspired generations of listeners.
Born in 1951 in New York City, Caldwell began his career as a musician in the 1970s, playing backup guitar for a number of popular bands before striking out on his own as a solo artist. His smooth voice and catchy melodies quickly caught the attention of music lovers, and before long, he had become one of the most beloved artists in the genre.
Over the course of his career, Caldwell released a number of successful albums, including “August Moon,” “Heart of Mine,” and “Cat in the Hat,” each of which showcased his unique blend of jazz, R&B, and pop influences. He also collaborated with a number of other prominent artists, including Al Jarreau and George Duke, and even ventured into acting, making guest appearances on popular television shows like “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Ally McBeal.”
Despite his success, however, Caldwell remained humble and grounded throughout his life, always putting his love for music and his fans first. His passing is a great loss to the music world, but his legacy will live on through his timeless music, which continues to inspire and uplift listeners around the world.
Source : @Route_60plus
Mar. 15, 2023: Remembering smooth jazz singer/songwriter Bobby Caldwell, who recorded the wonderful “What You Won’t Do For Love” in 1978. He has passed away at the age of 71…
Mar. 15, 2023: Remembering smooth jazz singer/songwriter Bobby Caldwell, who recorded the wonderful “What You Won’t Do For Love” in 1978. He has passed away at the age of 71… pic.twitter.com/H5eeORfSJj
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