Bill Withers: the brilliant folk-soul star who said it all with time to spare

The late singer-songwriter laid hurting and paranoia under his deceptively gentle chorus, and retired early having subdued truth, funk, off-colors, disco and more Plenty of rock and sounds craftsmen have unusually announced their retirement, but hardly any of them have…

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Covid-19 is ravaging the music world

( CNN) A dispiriting couple of weeks in the lives of music followers have now climaxed with the death of Bill Withers, whose lean, leathery-tough vocals on such dad classics as“Ain’t No Sunshine, ” “Use Me, ” “Just the Two…

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