Bill Withers

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Bill Withers

Withers in a 1976 publicity shot
Background information
Birth name William Harrison Withers, Jr.
Born July 4, 1938 (1938-07-04) (age 77)
Slab Fork, West Virginia
United States
Origin Los Angeles, California
United States
Genres Soul, R&B, smooth soul, blues
Occupations Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active 1963 - present
Labels Sussex
Associated acts Grover Washington Jr.

William Harrison "Bill" Withers, Jr. (born July 4, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985.[1] He recorded major hits including "Lean on Me", "Ain't No Sunshine", "Use Me", "Just the Two of Us", "Lovely Day", and "Grandma's Hands".

He was born in Slab Fork, West Virginia.

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