Bill Withers died in Los Angeles on March 30, 2020 at the age of 81. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed singers of his generation.
Fans of Bill Withers (Just the Two of Us, Lean on Me, Ain't No Sunshine, ...) along with the rest of the music world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Withers, a cultural icon
Born William Harrison Withers in Slab Fork on July 4, 1938, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Withers was not just a great singer, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1972 he touched the hearts of millions with ‘Lean on Me’. His legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique musical heritage.
Although Bill Withers is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Bill Withers.
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