Bobby Caldwell

Singer + Songwriter and Multi-instrumentalist
Born Aug 15, 1951

Bobby Caldwell is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who, despite a prolific musical output over his 30-year career, is still best known for his 1978 hit single "What You Won't Do for Love". While he has always maintained a devoted fan base in the United States, a legendary status has been bestowed upon him in Japan.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Dec 29, 2015
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    NPR - Nov 05, 2015
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    Huffington Post - Feb 14, 2013
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    Huffington Post Sports - Jan 24, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Bobby Caldwell.


1951 Birth Born on August 15, 1951.


1983 31 Years Old 1983 saw Bobby Caldwell put out August Moon, a project bearing a much more rock- than soul-oriented sound, in Japan only; it was released in the United States in the 1990s. … Read More
1989 37 Years Old In 1989 he contributed lead vocals to and co-produced "In the Name of Love," a track on saxophonist Richard Elliot's album "Take to the Skies."
1991 39 Years Old Caldwell sold albums at a steady pace throughout the 1990s, producing 1991's Stuck on You, recorded with a 60-piece orchestra, and 1993's Where Is Love, the latter having been recorded with musicians who had previously played with Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett along with a 24-piece orchestra. … Read More


1996 44 Years Old He later turned to singing nothing but big band standards and original, yet big band standard-like songs (such as the much-promoted "Tomorrow") on 1996's Blue Condition and 1999's Come Rain or Come Shine. … Read More


2005 53 Years Old In 2005, Caldwell released Perfect Island Nights, his first album of mostly original studio material since 1993. … Read More
2007 55 Years Old Caldwell's 2007 release of live standards on his own label, Starmine Records.


2012 60 Years Old Released on August 23, 2012 House of Cards, on Caldwell's Starmine Records label is an eclectic mix of all new Caldwell originals. … Read More
2014 62 Years Old 1 More Event
Released in 2014 - Bobby Caldwell is back with a brand new album of big band standards, which includes a new rendition of his own classic "What You Won't Do For Love." "After Dark" features a 17 piece big band. … Read More
2015 63 Years Old As of 2015, Bobby Caldwell is currently doing live performances.
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