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2017 In Review

The 10 Best Covers Of 2017

Now that the year's over, it's time to go over a list of the 10 best covers to emerge from the various corners of the…
Nate Patrin | December 28, 2017 - 11:56 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Ain’t No Sunshine”

Bill Withers cut one single in 1967 as his (and anybody's) sole release for the one-and-done label Lotus: his own uptempo if downbeat composition "Three
Nate Patrin | July 5, 2017 - 11:20 am

More Bill Withers stories

Hear Bill Withers’ First New Song In 32 Years

Bill Withers is one of the greatest singers and songwriters in the history of soul music, but he's been effectively retired ever since the release…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2017 - 9:05 am

Watch Justin Vernon, Hiss Golden Messenger, Natalie Prass, & More Cover Bill Withers At Newport Folk Festival

Justin Vernon, Hiss Golden Messenger, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood, Hurray For The Riff Raff's Alynda Segarra, and more formed a one-off…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2017 - 11:17 am

Oscars 2017: Watch Justin Timberlake Open The Awards With His Trolls Song And A Bill Withers Cover

All the celebrities packed into LA's Dolby Theater are probably already hammered, but Justin Timberlake just opened up the official Oscar festivities. Timberlake performed his…
Peter Helman | February 26, 2017 - 8:43 pm

Kendrick Lamar Sued For Ripping Off Bill Withers Song

Back in 2009 when King Kendrick was officially making the switch from K Dot to Kendrick Lamar, he had a song called "I Do This,"
Collin Robinson | April 14, 2016 - 4:53 pm

D’Angelo, Ed Sheeran, Michael McDonald, & More Set For Bill Withers Tribute Concert

Soul great Bill Withers has largely stayed out of the public eye for the past few decades, only making appearances in cases as rare as…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2015 - 1:32 pm

Watch Patti Smith & Laurie Anderson Induct Lou Reed Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Last night, six artists were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in the Performer category. Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett &…
James Rettig | April 19, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Karen O, Miley Cyrus, Tom Morello Added To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

A few more names have been added to this year's list of performers who will honor the new Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees.
James Rettig | April 8, 2015 - 6:22 pm

In Rare Interview, Bill Withers Says He Likes The Big Bang Theory And Taylor Swift, Katy Perry Not So Much

Rolling Stone recently spent two whole days with Bill Withers for an extensive feature to correspond with his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall
Caitlin White | March 27, 2015 - 12:11 pm

Watch Aloe Blacc And Blackstreet Join Forces As Aloe Blaccstreet On Kimmel

In Jimmy Kimmel Live's "Mash-Up Mondays" series, the show has been pairing younger performers with bands of an older vintage in pun-happy combinations. We've already…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2015 - 9:56 am

Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Inductees

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame just announced this year's class of inductees, and it's mostly a surprising group in how unsurprising it is.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 9:07 am

Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am

Watch James Blake Cover Bill Withers’ “Hope She’ll Be Happier” At Governors Ball

During his Sunday afternoon set at Governors Ball, James Blake performed a cover of Bill Withers' "Hope She'll Be Happier," with a few bits of…
Miles Bowe | June 10, 2014 - 11:42 am

Peace, Crazy, Love Trains Collide At The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear

Hundreds of thousands of bloggers Americans gathered at the National Mall in D.C. today to watch Comedy Central stars John Stewart and Stephen Colbert and…
Scott Lapatine | October 30, 2010 - 7:29 pm