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Bill Withers

Bill WithersAKA William Harrison Withers

Born: 4-Jul-1938
Birthplace: Slab Fork, WV
Died: 30-Mar-2020
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lean on Me

Military service: US Navy

Wife: Denise Nicholas (actress, m. 17-Jan-1973, div. 1974)
Wife: Marcia Johnson (m. 31-Dec-1976, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Kori
Son: Todd

    Grammy 1971 for Ain't No Sunshine (best R&B song)
    Grammy 1981 for Just the Two of Us (best R&B song, shared)
    Grammy 1987 for Lean on Me (best R&B song, Club Nouveau cover)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005

    Still Bill (15-Oct-2009) · Himself

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Selected albums:
Just as I Am (1971)
Still Bill (1972)
Live at Carnegie Hall (1973)
+'Justments (1974)
Making Music (1975)
The Best of Bill Withers (1975)
Naked & Warm (1976)
Menagerie (1977)
'Bout Love (1979)
Greatest Hits (1981)
Watching You, Watching Me (1985)

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