Bobby Caldwell dies at 71

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Bobby Caldwell, best known for his 1978 hit “What You Won’t Do For Love,” died after a long health complications, his wife confirmed.

Mary Caldwell tweeted on singer’s Twitter account on Wednesday and wrote”I held him tight in my arms as he left us. Thanks to all of you for your many prayers over the years.”

Caldwell was signed to Miami label TK Records, which produced R&B and soul records for African American listeners. Caldwell’s eponymous first album was released in 1978 and features “What You Won’t Do For Love,” easily Caldwell’s signature song. Caldwell took two days to record “What You Won’t Do For Love,” which satisfied TK Records .

Legendary singer’s music was categorised sample in the songs of hip-hop artists includes 2Pac, Common, Aaliyah, Snoh Aalegra, The Notorious B.I.G., and more.

He was Born in New York and raised in Miami, Caldwell got his first stunning break playing solo guitar in Little Richard’s band during early 1970s.

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