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Bill Withers

Bill Withers
Born: Jul 4, 1938 in Slab Fork, WV
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Genre: R&B, Rap, Pop/Rock
Biography: Songwriter/singer/guitarist Bill Withers is best remembered for the classic "Lean on Me" and his other million-selling singles "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Use Me," but he has a sizable cache of great songs to his credit. Al Jarreau recorded an entire CD of Withers' songs on Tribute to Bill Withers (Culture ...Read full biography
Still Bill [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1972
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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Bill Withers came into his own on his third album, Still Bill. Released in 1972, the record is a remarkable summation of a number of contemporary styles: the smooth soul coming out of Philly, smoky, late-night ...Read full review
Menagerie [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1977
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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Following the twin peaks of Still Bill and Live at Carnegie Hall in the early '70s, Bill Withers had a little trouble sustaining his peak of creativity, along with his chart positions. He still made good ...Read full review
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