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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) (ageĀ 80)
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
Columbia
Associated acts Grover Washington Jr.
Website www.billwithersmusic.com

William Harrison "Bill" Withers, Jr. (born July 4, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985. 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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