One of the Greatest Ever

The world lost one of it's great modern musicmakers today. Having grown up in a relatively small town in Vermont, I don't believe I came across Bill Withers until college. 

I clearly recall the first time I heard his music - immediately arrested by it's beauty, the very sound of truth and humanity. With "Ain't No Sunshine" I found myself (suddenly) with tears in my eyes. Nothing like that had ever happened spontaneously like that before. I had tapped into something eternal - thanks to him. 

With Mr. Withers there was no race, no money or issues - just a soul made bare and exposed to the world. Legend Bill Withers, dead today, at 81.  

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