LONDON - OCTOBER 26:  Soul singer Barry White poses for a portrait on October 26, 1987, at the Inn On The Park in  London, England. (Photo by David Corio/Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)

Barry White


Barry White is a singer/songwriter who commanded audiences with his signature baritone.  As a forerunner of the disco sound, White began his career in the 1960s and 1970s building hits for the girl group Love Unlimited and The Love Unlimted Orchestra.  His career spanned four decades and his solo career yielded chart topping records such as "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe," "Never Gonna Give You Up," and more.  After suffering a stroke, White passed away in 2003.