1970’s Singer-Songwriter Bill Withers Has Passed Away

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1970's Singer-Songwriter Bill Withers was Born July, 1938 in Slab Fork, West Virginia.

GREATGOLD – Singer-songwriter BILL WITHERS HAS died in Los Angeles from heart complications, Mon., March 30, 2020, at 81. His unforgettable, “Lean On Me” (1972), “Lovely Day” (1977), and “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1971), live on in our Classic Rock and Pop Oldies Mix at http://GreatGold.fm Internet Radio. Bill Withers, born in Slab Fork, West Virginia, also wrote and recorded other memorable, well-loved songs, including “Grandma’s Hands” (1971), “Just the Two of Us”, recorded with Grover Washington, Jr. (1981), and “Use Me” (1972), also in our library of Classic Rock and Pop Oldies Hits.

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BILL WITHERS was installed as an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015, the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005, and is a multiple Grammy winner for his remarkable songs. Withers is also in the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame, and received an American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Rhythm & Soul Heritage award. His music can be found on ten albums recorded from 1973 to 2013 through his career, some of which are available on CD’s.

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