The Sound of Young America: Soul Legend Bill Withers

Episode 39

6th July 2009

Bill Withers is the singer-songwriter behind soul classics like Ain’t No Sunshine, Lean on Me, Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Lovely Day and more.

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Bill Withers is the singer-songwriter behind soul classics like Ain’t No Sunshine, Lean on Me, Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Lovely Day and more. Withers retired from the music industry in the mid 1980s, and with the exception of a few songs penned for other artists, has stayed out of the public eye. He’s featured in the new documentary and concert film Soul Power, which follows a music festival in Zaire in 1974. The film hits theaters in New York and LA on July 14th, and opens across the country thereafter.

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