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After a synch in Apple TV+’s The Crowded Room, Bill Withers’ “Lovely Day” leads Billboard’s Top TV Songs chart

Lovely Day Menagerie Album Bill Withers

After a synch in Apple TV+’s The Crowded Room, Bill Withers’ “Lovely Day” leads Billboard’s Top TV Songs chart, powered by Tunefind, for June 2023. Rankings for the Top TV Songs chart are based on song and show data provided by Tunefind and ranked using a formula blending that data with sales and streaming information […]

“Lovely Day” Illustrated Children’s Book Released Today

Lovely Day Picture Book Cover

We’re thrilled to announce “Lovely Day” Illustrated Children’s Book based on the lyrics of Bill Withers and published by Scholastic Books is being released January 3, 2023, by Bill Withers, Skip Scarborough, Olivia Duchess (Illustrator). Bill Withers’s celebrated hit song “Lovely Day” comes to life in this beautifully illustrated picture book! “‘Lovely Day’ is a […]

Demi Lovato Sings “Lovely Day” at the Inauguration Celebration

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 Naked and Warm an Overlooked Gem

Bill Withers Naked and Warm

Funk was never an understated entity in Bill Withers’ sound. Though he was known as a singer-songwriter troubadour, whose homegrown soul and truth-telling affirmations struck a profound chord, he had a unique ear for a groove. Whether steeped in a chorus’ hard-hitting backbeat during a breakdown (see “Lean on Me” and “Ain’t No Sunshine”), or […]

New Documentary!

Bill Withers’ Desperation Gets Loud in new documentary By J. Hayes Source: New American Music Examiner | October 16, 2009 9:54 PM “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation,” muses music legend Bill Withers in the new documentary Still Bill. “I would like to know how it feels for my desperation to get […]