Lean On Me singer Bill Withers dies at 81

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Invoice Withers, the acclaimed 1970s soul singer guiding hits Ain’t No Sunshine and Lean On Me has died from heart problems aged 81, his loved ones claimed.

The singer died on Monday in Los Angeles, the loved ones advised the Involved Push.

They described him in a assertion as a “solitary gentleman with a heart driven to connect to the entire world”.

“He spoke truthfully to persons and connected them to each individual other,” the assertion claimed.

Recognised for his sleek baritone vocals and luxurious soul arrangements, he wrote some of the 70s finest-remembered songs, which include Just The Two Of Us, Wonderful Working day and Use Me.

On Wonderful Working day, he set the report for the longest sustained notice on a US chart hit, holding a large E for 18 seconds.

Whilst he stopped recording in 1985, his songs remained a significant influence on

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