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Author Topic: Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me’ and ‘Just the Two of Us,’ dies at 81  (Read 231 times)

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‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2020, 10:50:38 AM »
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Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press. He was 81.

The three-time Grammy Award winner, who withdrew from making music in the mid-1980s, died on Monday in Los Angeles, the statement said. His death comes as the public has drawn inspiration from his music during the coronavirus pandemic, with health care workers, choirs, artists and more posting their own renditions on “Lean on Me” to help get through the difficult times.
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Him and Al Jarreau made great motivational music in the morning.

RIP!!!

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One of my favorites.


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Him and Grover Washington, Jr.


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It's sad that the homies won't be able to do a second line parade for him.



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May Bill Withers Rest In Peace.
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Lovely Day is one of my favorites including the various remakes of Lovely Day.


























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RIP

My favorite was “Use “Me.”

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Lovely Day is one of my favorites including the various remakes of Lovely Day.



























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No one has mentioned one of my all time favorites.  "Who Is He and What Is He To You".  Of course the Creative Source version of said song in the '70's took it to an all new level.  If you don't believe me go to You Tube.  Don't forget to turn the volume up very loud.   

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No one has mentioned one of my all time favorites.  "Who Is He and What Is He To You".  Of course the Creative Source version of said song in the '70's took it to an all new level.  If you don't believe me go to You Tube.  Don't forget to turn the volume up very loud.

Creative Source version was the isht, now!👍🏾👍🏾
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