On July 4, 2003, we lost Barry White on his 29th wedding anniversary.
While undergoing dialysis and awaiting a kidney transplant in May 2003, White had suffered a severe stroke, leaving the public eye. Two months later, at the age of 58, the world lost the legend.
White’s career accomplishments are nothing short of incredible: 106 gold albums worldwide, 41 of which also attained platinum status. He also had 20 gold and 10 platinum singles, plus his worldwide record sales have surpassed 100 million.
On the anniversary of his death, we’re taking a look at 20 essential Barry White songs:
20. “Put Me In Your Mix”
19. “Playing Your Game Baby”