Bobby Caldwell passed away on March 14 at the age of 71


Bobby Caldwell performs onstage at the 2013 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
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Bobby Caldwell, a celebrated singer and songwriter, passed away on March 14 at the age of 71, according to USA Today. His cause of death was not revealed.

Born on August 15, 1951, in New York City, Caldwell was known for his exceptional ability to blend various genres of music, including jazz, R&B, and pop. His hits include “What You Won’t Do for Love,” “My Flame,” and “Coming Down From Love,” which earned him worldwide recognition, including a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance in 1978.

Caldwell’s music has had an enduring impact on the industry, with several hip-hop artists, including A Tribe Called Quest and Common, sampling his music.

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