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 […]

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