For other uses, see Still Bill disambiguation. Bill Withers. Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on September 10, Retrieved October Dont It Make It Better - Bill Withers - The Real. Bill Withers (The Ultimate Bill Withers Collect, May 13, Retrieved September 10, Dont It Make It Better - Bill Withers - The Real. Bill Withers (The Ultimate Bill Withers Collect via Google Books.
Retrieved January 19, Retrieved Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 23 October Retrieved March 22, — via robertchristgau. Acclaimed Music. Retrieved September 10, August Don't Tell Me! NPR Shop. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. February 7, AM ET. Soundbite of song "Ain't No Sunshine" Mr.
COX: I do. There's one song in particular, and I know your wife is here so I'm going to be careful about how I ask this… Mr. Soundbite of laughter Mr. COX: No, they don't. But you know what it means. COX: Absolutely. Soundbite of song "Hello Like Before" Mr. COX: It is? COX: Yeah, I can guess. Soundbite of music COX: Really? COX: I'll see. I don't play the piano so I wouldn't have known… Mr.
That was my piano song. Soundbite of song "Lean On Me" Mr. COX: To anybody again, right. COX: Which won a Grammy, by the way. COX: Do you think, in looking back, that that was a good idea or bad idea?
It was just - I just never got around to it, you know. COX: You never got around to it. Why do you mean by that? Soundbite of song "Lean on Me" Mr. COX: You don't miss it. No wonder that so many of his songs became the favorites of other singers, looking to adapt some of his magic and make it their own. Withers' first hit was also his most popular, with dozens of covers spanning different geographies, eras and genres.
It speaks to how truly remarkable this tune is that practically any version sounds good. Case in point, this mostly instrumental cover by Panama's Soul Fantastics still carries over the magic of Evening Sky (Original Mix) - Tommy Baynen - Evening Sky original arrangement despite leaving the vocals at the door. These days, we tend to think of Withers and Jarreau as contemporaries of one another — fellow crooners-in-arms — but Jarreau made it Im Comin Thru - Billy Preston - The Original Billy Preston/Sould Out how much he respected Withers when, inhe recorded an entire album of Withers's covers: Lonely Town, Lonely Street.
Eight songs long, Jarreau drew from Withers's first three studio albums, though the lion's share of covers came off of Withers's first two and best-known efforts, Just As I Am and Still Bill. Jarreau's cover of the catchy "Use Me," is quite loyal — down to that funky clavinet — but Jarraeu manages to be even smoother in his delivery than his "elder.
I Don't Know. Hello Like Before. Watching You Watching Me. William Eaton. Tender Things. Lonely Cavatina - John Williams - Changes, Lonely Street.
I Want to Spend the Night. Lovely Night for Dancing. I Wish You Well. I'm Her Daddy. Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers.
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