Bill Withers

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Bill Withers
Bill Withers at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.jpg
Bill Withers saat Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015.
Informasi latar belakang
Lahir(1938-07-04)4 Juli 1938
Slab Fork, West Virginia, Amerika Serikat
Meninggal30 Maret 2020(2020-03-30) (umur 81)
Los Angeles, California, Amerika Serikat
Genresoul, R&B, blues, pop
PekerjaanSinger-songwriter, musician
InstrumenVokal, gitar, keyboard
Tahun aktif1967-1985
LabelSussex Records
Columbia Records
Situs webhttp://www.billwithers.com/

Bill Withers (lahir di Slab Fork, Virginia Barat, 4 Juli 1938 – meninggal di Los Angeles, California, 30 Maret 2020 pada umur 81 tahun) adalah seorang penyanyi, penulis lagu Amerika Serikat keturunan Afrika yang terkenal selama periode akhir 1960-an sampai pertengahan tahun 1980-an. Beberapa dari hits-hits musiknya yang terkenal adalah "Ain't No Sunshine," "Use Me," "Lovely Day," "Lean on Me", "Grandma's Hands" dan "Just the Two of Us". Bill Withers telah mendapatkan 3 kali penghargaan musik Grammy Award.

Kematian[sunting | sunting sumber]

Bill Withers meninggal dunia pada Senin, di Los Angeles karena komplikasi jantung.[1]

Diskografi[sunting | sunting sumber]

Album[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • 1971: Just As I Am (Sussex) - US #35, R&B #9
  • 1972: Still Bill (Sussex) - US #4, R&B #1
  • 1973: Live at Carnegie Hall (Sussex) - US #63, R&B #6
  • 1974: +'Justments (Sussex) - US #67, R&B #7
  • 1975: The Best of Bill Withers (Sussex) - US #182, R&B #33
  • 1975: Making Music - (Columbia) - US #81, R&B #7
  • 1976: Naked & Warm (Columbia) - US #69, R&B #41
  • 1978: Menagerie (Columbia) - US #93, R&B #16
  • 1979: Bout Love (Columbia) - US #134, R&B #50
  • 1981: Bill Withers' Greatest Hits (Columbia) - US #183, R&B #58
  • 1985: Watching You, Watching Me (Columbia) - US #143, R&B #42
  • 1998: The Best of Bill Withers - lovely day (Sony Music Entertainment)
  • 2005: Lovely Day: The Very Best of Bill Withers (Legacy)
  • 2007: Best of (2007)

Singel[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • 1971: "Ain't No Sunshine" - US #3, R&B #6
  • 1971: "Grandma's Hands" - US #42, R&B #18
  • 1972: "Lean on Me" - US #1, R&B #1
  • 1972: "Use Me"- US #2, R&B #2
  • 1973: "Friend Of Mine" - US #80, R&B #25
  • 1973: "Kissing My Love" - US #31, R&B #12
  • 1973: "Let Us Love" - US #47, R&B #17
  • 1974: "You" - R&B #15
  • 1974: "The Same Love That Made Me Laugh" - US #50, R&B #10
  • 1975: "Heartbreak Road" - US #89, R&B #13
  • 1975: "It's All Over Now" - R&B #68
  • 1976: "I Wish You Well" - R&B #54
  • 1976: "If I Didn't Mean You Well" - R&B #74
  • 1976: "Make Love To Your Mind" - US #76, R&B #10
  • 1977: "Close To Me" - R&B #88
  • 1978: "Lovely Day" - US #30, R&B #6
  • 1978: "Lovely Night For Dancing" - R&B #75
  • 1979: "Don't It Make It Better" - R&B #30
  • 1979: "You Got The Stuff (Part 1)" - R&B #85
  • 1981: "Just the Two of Us" (dengan Grover Washington, Jr.) - US #2, R&B #3
  • 1985: "Oh Yeah" - R&B #22
  • 1985: "Something That Turns You On" - R&B #46

Pranala luar[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ "Penyanyi Bill Withers Meninggal Dunia". medcom.id. 4 April 2020. Diakses tanggal 4 April 2020.