‘What You Won’t Do for Love’ Singer Bobby Caldwell Dies At 71
March 15, 2023 9:03PM EDT
- Singer-songwriter Bobby Caldwell, who was best known for his smooth jazz hit “What You Won’t Do For Love,” has died at the age of 71.
- His wife, Mary Caldwell, said his health began deteriorating six years ago after complications from medication.
- She broke the news saying, “I held him tight in my arms as he left us. I am forever heartbroken. Thanks to all of you for your many prayers over the years. Rest with God, my love.”
- Bobby’s big hit, “What You Won’t Do For Love,” was covered by artists including Boyz II Men, Michael Bolton and Natalie Cole, and Peabo Bryson, and famously sampled by Tupac Shakur on his posthumous 1998 hit “Do for Love.”