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Bill Withers Who Sang ‘Lean On Me' And 'Ain’t No Sunshine' Passes Away

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posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 12:17 PM
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Bill Wither's family announced today that the three-time Grammy Award winner passed away on March 30 from heart complications. He was 81. His classic songs, "Lean On Me" and "Ain't No Sunshine" were in constant rotation on AM radio back in the early 70's.

In late 1977, Withers released the song "Lovely Day," which peaked at #30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US in 1978.

In 1980, the song "Just the Two of Us," which was co-written by Bill Withers, appeared on Grover Washington Jr.'s Winelight LP and featured Withers on vocals. It reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1981 and won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song.



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posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 12:21 PM
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Ringing in the airwaves back when I was stuck in the arm pit of nation in the Air Force

We'd have to join in on the radio with him.....how many times did he sing I KNOW I KNOW I KNOW I KNOW
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posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 12:27 PM
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a reply to: shawmanfromny

Sad. Another legend leaves us. Such soulful artistry
R.I.P.
Meanwhile, Tekashi 69 will probably be dropping another album if he can live long enough.

The world is truly unfair.





posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 12:33 PM
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So you were stationed at Reese AFB in late 70's too eh?

I always was a fan of Bill Withers.

for some reason where i live they got rid of the oldies station for another country one which now makes 7 country stations and 0 oldies.



posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 12:39 PM
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Oh man, Bill was amazing. He truly had a gift. Thank you for sharing that gift with the world, Bill. You'll be missed. This is probably my favorite song Bill sang.

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posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 12:49 PM
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RIP brother.
This was real music from back in day!!!



posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 12:52 PM
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I get chills every time I hear ain’t no sunshine. RIP Sir and thank you



posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 01:02 PM
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a reply to: shawmanfromny

Sad news. Thanks for taking the time to memorialize a legend.




posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 02:21 PM
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Read this today on the BBC, he made some great song's and Lean on me has to be one of the greatest cheer up song's of the late 20th century.

He will live on in his song that will play probably for century's to come.



I hope he play's on in heaven.

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posted on Apr, 3 2020 @ 11:28 PM
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R.I.P. Bill Withers
Fly High Brother
Keep on Jamming



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