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Kori Withers and Friends Live Performance of Lean on Me

Kori Withers and Friends Lean on Me Tribute

Delight your senses with this uplifting performance of the iconic Bill Withers’ song, “Lean On Me,” by Kori Withers and Friends Live Outside at Mark’s Park. Kori channels her father’s spirit, evoking the song’s timeless message of unity, compassion and the power of human connection. Grandma’s Hands Book Debuts August 15th Continue to feel the […]


Still Bill 50th Anniversary

As it celebrates its 50th anniversary, Bill Withers’ Still Bill still stands as the greatest male-fronted soul album not made by a singer named Marvin, Al, Sam, James, or Ray.Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MoFi), a company delivering the foremost audio technology and specializing in high-quality reissues, in partnership with Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of […]

Bill Withers Scholarship Award To Be Added To Songwriters Hall of Fame

Songwriters Hall of Fame

The Songwriters Hall of Fame recently announce that a Bill Withers Scholarship will now be included in its scholarship program. The scholarships are presented prior to the SHOF’s June 16th Annual Induction & Awards Gala being held in New York City. 

Commentary in LA Times suggests change to National Anthem: Bill Wither’s Classic, “Lean On Me”

Legendary Bill Withers

A commentary by Jody Rosen in the LA Times recently suggested a change to the National Anthem: A Bill Wither’s Classic, “Lean On Me” We share this as it’s such a kind thought. Bill would truly be humbled by this. Read excerpts from the article below: The Francis Scott Key monument in San Francisco’s Golden […]

Bill Withers Post-Columbia Career

On January 26, 2014, at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Bill Withers: The Complete Sussex & Columbia Albums Collection, a nine-disc set featuring Withers’s eight studio albums, as well as his live album Live at Carnegie Hall, received the “Best Historical” Grammy Award (in a tie with The Rolling Stones’ “Charlie Is My Darling […]

Bill Withers Columbia Records Part 1

Making Music, Making Friends Cover Art Withers

After Sussex Records folded, Withers signed with Columbia Records in 1975. His first album release with the label, Making Music, Making Friends, included the single “She’s Lonely”, which was featured in the film Looking for Mr. Goodbar. During the next three years he released an album each year with Naked & Warm (1976), Menagerie (1977, containing the successful “Lovely Day”), “Bout Love” (1978) […]

Bill Charms at 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction

Bill Withers Hall of Fame

R&B legend Bill Withers may be one of the more underappreciated songwriters of all-time. But Withers certainly got the legend treatment during the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction when an icon introduced him. When Withers hit the stage, he quickly proved himself to be the night’s most charismatic speaker. Read the full […]

Bill Withers Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!

Bill Withers Duet

Though he hasn’t properly performed in years, Bill Withers proved he’d lost none of his performing chops with the most memorable speech of the night, maybe one of the greatest in Hall of Fame history, packed with classic one-liners and personal reflection. Read the full story