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Rock and Pop Star Deaths in 2020

Bill Withers

Band: solo performer 

Position: singer, songwriter, guitarist

Died: Mar. 30

Cause: heart related

Age: 81

Distinctions: The West Virginia-born pop-soul singer had hits with "Ain't No Sunshine" (No. 3, 1971, watch below); "Lean on Me" (No. 1, 1972); "Use Me" (No. 2, 1972); "Lovely Day" (No. 30, 1977); and "Just the Two of Us" (No. 2, 1981, with Grover Washington Jr., listen below); Bill Withers released nine albums from 1971-1985; he won Grammys for "Ain't No Sunshine," "Lean on Me" and "Just the Two of Us."

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