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February 8, 2011 Make a list of the great crooners who sing love songs and Tom Jones is likely to be near the top. He was for us when we sought
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Barry White began his music career as a producer and songwriter behind the scenes.
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December 1, 2009 Producer Jack Perry and White worked together until the singer's death in 2003. Perry recently compiled and produced a four-disc retrospective box set spanning White's career, titled Unlimited. NPR's Steve Inskeep recently spoke with Perry about the late soul singer.
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July 10, 2003 Commentator Michael Eric Dyson remembers the love ballads of soulful, R&B crooner, arranger and songwriter Barry White. White produced such hits as "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" and "You're the First, the Last, My Everything." White passed away on July 4. He was 58.
July 4, 2003 Singer Barry White, famous for crooning seductive loves songs in his distinctive bass-baritone voice, died in a Los Angeles hospital Friday of kidney failure. He was 58 years old. White was one of the biggest soul stars of the 1970s. All Things Considered offers a remembrance.
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December 5, 2002 Tavis Smiley talks to music critic Steven Ivory about the musical comebacks of Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey,and Barry White's struggle with kidney disease
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