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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.

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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.

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Soul singer Bill Withers dies at 81 [Video]

Soul singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain’t No Sunshine," has died at age 81 from heart complications, his family said on Friday. Freddie Joyner..

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Bill Withers, Singer 'Ain't No Sunshine,' Dead At 81 [Video]

Bill Withers, Singer 'Ain't No Sunshine,' Dead At 81

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits “Lean on Me,” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died at age 81 from heart complications, his..

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Bill Withers dies aged 81 [Video]

Bill Withers dies aged 81

'Lean On Me' legend Bill Withers has passed away aged 81.

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Ain't No Sunshine singer Bill Withers dies [Video]

Ain't No Sunshine singer Bill Withers dies

US singer-songwriter Bill Withers, whose hits included Lean On Me, has died aged 81, his family said. The singer died on Monday in Los Angeles, his family said in a statement.

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