Bill Withers

Bill Withers - real name William Harrison Withers - was an American soul singer-songwriter born in West Virginia. Withers' songs are some of the more beloved in the American songbook: Lean On Me was performed at the inaugurations of presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, while Lovely Day was a UK Top 10 single twice - first in 1978 and then in 1988 with the Sunshine Mix went Top 5. In May 2009, Ain't No Sunshine - another signature hit - reached the UK Top 40 for the first time (charting at Number 40) after an auditionee performed the track on Britain's Got Talent. Withers' died from heart complications on April 3, 2020. Image: Reed Saxon/AP/Shutterstock
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Latest news about Bill Withers

Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
12.08.
1972
LEAN ON ME
BILL WITHERS
A&M AMS7004
18 09 00
14.01.
1978
LOVELY DAY
BILL WITHERS
CBS 5773
07 08 00
18.05.
1985
OH YEAH!
BILL WITHERS
CBS A6154
60 04 00
25.07.
1987
LOVELY DAY {1987}
BILL WITHERS
NO-LABEL MIUCT1450
92 01 00
Buy
10.09.
1988
LOVELY DAY (SUNSHINE MIX)
CBS 6530017
04 09 00
10.12.
1988
AIN'T NO SUNSHINE '88
BILL WITHERS
NO-LABEL MIUCT0097
82 03 00
14.04.
1990
HARLEM
BILL WITHERS
NO-LABEL MIUCT0839
98 01 00
23.05.
2009
AIN'T NO SUNSHINE
BILL WITHERS
SONY MUSIC CATCO7717
40 07 00
16.04.
2020
LEAN ON ME
BILL WITHERS
SONY MUSIC USSM17200084
64 01 00
16.04.
2020
LOVELY DAY
BILL WITHERS
SONY MUSIC USSM17700714
73 01 00
Date Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC Wks
No 1
Chart
Facts
11.02.
1978
MENAGERIE
BILL WITHERS
CBS 82265
27 04 00
15.06.
1985
WATCHING YOU WATCHING ME
CBS 26200
60 01 00
17.09.
1988
GREATEST HITS - BILL WITHERS
CBS 32343
90 04 00
05.08.
2006
LOVELY DAY - THE VERY BEST OF
COLUMBIA 82876845522
35 02 00
10.08.
2017
THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
SONY MUSIC CG 88985465862
10 04 00
Buy
16.04.
2020
LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL
BILL WITHERS
COLUMBIA 4889872
80 01 00