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Soulful singer/songwriter Bobby Caldwell dies at 71

Bobby Caldwell
Frank Micelotta/Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP
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)

(WEAA) –The soulful singer and songwriter Bobby Caldwell has died. He was 71.

Family reports Caldwell passed away in his sleep last night at his home in New Jersey.

He's known for his big R&B hits "What You Won't Do for Love" and “Open Your Eyes”.