Bill Withers
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 37° 45.957 W 081° 10.441
17S E 484673 N 4179861
Quick Description: A short history of Bill Withers.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2021 9:36:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM13Y9X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Long Description:
Bill Withers

Born July 4, 1938, in Slab Fork, Withers grew up in Beckley. After nine years of service in the US Navy, he began a successful career in the music industry, recording hit songs "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Lean on Me." In his lifetime, he won three Grammy awards and in 2015 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Bill Withers died on March 20, 2020, in Los Angles.
Marker Number: None seen on sign

Marker Title: Bill Withers

Marker Location: Rt 3

County or Independent City: Beckley, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2020

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