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  1. Apr 03,  · Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me,” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from.
  2. Bill Withers is a master of song writing and has the best voice. This CD is great for road trips because you know all the songs and want to sing along with it. Aint No Sunshine is just the tip of the iceberg on this guy's greatness. Listen to Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Grandma's Hands, and of course, Lovely Day and Lean on Me/5().
  3. Apr 07,  · Soul icon Bill Withers - known for hits 'Lean on Me' and 'Lovely Day' - died aged 81 from heart complications. Speaking to Billboard, Stevie said that he’d been in "constant contact" with Bill up until his passing, and the soul singers were planning to play together at some point.
  4. Producer – Bill Withers, Keni Burke Written-By – B. Withers* 6: Soul Shadows Producer – Stix Hooper*, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder Written-By – J. Sample*, W. Jennings* 7: Lean On Me Producer – Benorce Blackmon, Bill Withers, James Gadson, Melvin Dunlap, Ray Jackson Written-By – B. Withers* 8: Grandma's Hands3/5(1).
  5. Bill Withers' Smooth Soul Voice, Mellow Grooves, and Gospel Accents Inform Beloved Work: Booker T. Jones, Al Jackson, and Stephen Stills Among Guest Instrumentalists on Greatest Hits.
  6. The only track not written by Bill on this album is ‘Soul Shadows.’ Surprisingly Withers had only moderate success with his albums, though ’ Still Bill’ did hit the number one spot in the American R&B charts and made number four in the Billboard. Bill also had limited success in the UK/5().
  7. Aug 04,  · Soul Shadows The Jazz Crusaders / The Crusaders Background information Origin Houston, Texas Genres Jazz, jazz fusion, soul, pop Years active –present Labels Pacific Jazz, ABC/Blue Thumb.
  8. Dec 24,  · Bill Withers' Greatest Hits is a compilation album featuring a selection of early hits by Bill Withers, released in 1. "Just the Two of Us" 2. "Use Me" 3. "Ain't No Sunshine" 4. "Lovely Day.

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