R&B singer Bobby Caldwell, who had a significant hit in 1978 with “What You Gained’t Do For Love,” has died
INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Bobby Caldwell, a singer of R&B, soul, grownup recent and American same old song who had a significant hit in 1978 with “What You Would possibly not Do For Love,” has died.
Caldwell’s spouse Mary Caldwell informed The Related Press that he died in her fingers at their house in Nice Meadows, New Jersey, on Tuesday. He was once 71.
“What You Would possibly not Do For Love” went to No. 9 at the Billboard Scorching 100 and was a long-term soul same old and career-defining hit for Caldwell, who additionally wrote the track.
His song was once incessantly sampled within the songs of hip-hop artists, together with Tupac Shakur, The Infamous B.I.G. and Not unusual.
Born in New York and raised in Miami, Caldwell were given his skilled spoil enjoying guitar in Little Richard’s band within the early Nineteen Seventies, sooner or later going solo.