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American singer-songwriter and musician

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Bill Withers: American singer-songwriter and musician
William Harrison Withers Jr. was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He recorded several major hits, including "Ain't No Sunshine" (1971), "Grandma's Hands" (1971), "Use Me" (1972), "Lean on Me" (1972), "Lovely Day" (1977), and "Just the Two of Us" (1980). Withers won three Grammy Awards and was nominated for six more. His life was the subject of the 2009 documentary film Still Bill. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. Two of his songs were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Withers worked as a professional musician for just 15 years, from 1970 to 1985, after which he moved on to other occupations.

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Justin Bieber and Michael Buble cover Bill Withers for Canadian coronavirus relief event [Video]

Justin Bieber and Michael Buble cover Bill Withers for Canadian coronavirus relief event

Justin Bieber, Avril Lavigne, and Michael Buble were among the stars teaming up on Sunday for a virtual sing-along to Bill Withers classic Lean on Me for Canada's coronavirus relief fundraiser.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published
New Yorkers sing 'Lean on Me' to honor essential workers [Video]

New Yorkers sing 'Lean on Me' to honor essential workers

New Yorkers broke into a rendition of the 1972 Bill Withers classic 'Lean on Me' from their windows and balconies on Thursday in honor of essential workers.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

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