Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me’ and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine,’ dies at 81

The legendary soul singer Bill Withers has died at the age of 81, reported by The Guardian and several news outlet.

Withers, who wrote iconic songs such as Ain’t No Sunshine, Lean On Me and Lovely Day died as a result of heart complications according to a statement from his family:

“We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father. A solitary man with a heart driven to connect to the world at large, with his poetry and music, he spoke honestly to people and connected them to each other. As private a life as he lived close to intimate family and friends, his music forever belongs to the world. In this difficult time, we pray his music offers comfort and entertainment as fans hold tight to loved ones.”

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Several remastered version came out from his iconic song Ain’t No Sunshine. Such as :

Rest In Peace – Your music stays with us FOrever.