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Grandma’s Hands Illustrated Book Available to Order

Grandma's Hands Illustrated Book

We’re thrilled to announce the release of our beautifully illustrated book, “Grandma’s Hands,” painted by multiple award-winning artist R. Gregory Christie and published by Joel Harper’s Freedom Three Publishing in collaboration with the Withers Family’s Mattie Music Group. The stunning 32-page picture book brings the iconic Bill Withers song “Grandma’s Hands” to life with vivid, […]

VIDEO: DEMI LOVATO COVERS BILL WITHERS’ “LOVELY DAY”

Bill Withers Menagerie

Demi Lovato was among the performers at President Joe Biden’s Celebrating America inauguration event (January 20). Lovato did a rendition of Bill Withers’ classic single “Lovely Day.” She performed in front of a panel of screens, where a number of people (including some celebrities) helped her with backing vocals. Watch it all go down below. “Lovely Day” […]

Bill Withers Honored With Marker From Donors

Legendary Bill Withers

Donors to provide marker honoring singer Bill Withers. The legendary Bill Withers once said, “The biggest challenge to the world is to take anything that’s complicated and make it simple so it can be understood by the masses.”   The West Virginia native was an extraordinarily talented musician who was wise beyond his years. He […]

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

Bill Withers: The Complete Sussex And Columbia Albums

Bill Withers - Still Bill Album

It didn’t hurt that Bill Withers had musicians playing on his album that read like a who’s who throughout his career: Booker T. Jones (Booker T. & The MG’s); Stephen Stills (Crosby, Stills, & Nash); James Gadson, Ray Jackson, Melvin Dunlap, and Benorce Blackmon (The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band); Dorothy Ashby; Keni Burke; Ralph […]