Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023 | Views: 613
Other Profession(s): Musician, Song writer
Famous For: What You Won't Do For Love
Net Worth: $8 million Approx.
Bobby Caldwell is a famous singer born on August 15, 1951. This American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist made a name for himself when he released his hit single “What You Won’t Do for Love” back in the year of 1978. Since then, this song has become a soul classic and was even redone by various artists. His music is a mix of smooth jazz, soul, and R&B and throughout his career he’s dropped more than 20 albums. Even to this day Bobby Caldwell continues to perform and create music. The latest one being from 2019.
Bobby Caldwell Career:
Bobby Caldwell debut Album: In 1978, Caldwell released his first debut album, which featured the hit song "What You Won't Do for Love."
1980s: Caldwell continued to release albums throughout the decade, including "Cat in the Hat,""August Moon," and "Heart of Mine."
1990s: Caldwell's album releases slowed down in the '90s, but he continued to tour and perform.
2000s: Caldwell released several albums during the 2000s, including "Soul Survivor" and "House of Cards."
2010s: Caldwell continued to tour and perform and released the albums "Cool Uncle" and "Open Road."
Bobby Caldwell Popular Songs:
What You Won't Do for Love
Heart of Mine
Stuck on You
Open Your Eyes and more
Bobby Caldwell Awards:
Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award - In 2008, Caldwell was honored with a Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.
SESAC Legacy Award - In 2013, Caldwell was presented with a Legacy Award from the performing rights organization SESAC.
Songwriting accolades - Although not technically awards, Caldwell has been recognized for his songwriting abilities.
Bobby Caldwell unknown facts:
Caldwell started playing the piano at a young age and was performing in local bands by the time he was in high school.
With a scholarship to Miami-Dade Community College, he had his mind set on one thing: basketball. However he eventually threw those dreams away and decided to focus on music instead.
Caldwell's breakthrough hit, "What You Won't Do for Love," was actually written as a love song for his wife.
In addition to his music career, Caldwell is also an accomplished pilot and has flown his own plane to many of his concert performances.
Bobby Caldwell Death:
Bobby Caldwell died on March 14, 2023, at his home in Independence Township, New Jersey, in the Great Meadows section.