Bill Withers

1938 - 2020

Bill Withers

William Harrison Withers Jr. (July 4, 1938 – March 30, 2020) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He recorded several major hits, including "Ain't No Sunshine" (1971), "Grandma's Hands" (1971), "Use Me" (1972), "Lean on Me" (1972), "Lovely Day" (1977), and "Just the Two of Us" (1981). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Withers has received more than 4,322,787 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 383rd most popular singer.

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  • 54.36

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  • 33

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  • 2.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Bill Withers ranks 384 out of 3,001Before him are Thalía, Tino Rossi, Siw Malmkvist, Agnes Baltsa, Raina Kabaivanska, and Rod Evans. After him are Iva Zanicchi, Ahmet Kaya, Ronnie Biggs, Lepa Brena, Sacha Distel, and Rubén Blades.

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Among people born in 1938, Bill Withers ranks 127Before him are David Baltimore, Milan Galić, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Shotaro Ishinomori, Jean-Loup Chrétien, and Bernadette Lafont. After him are Sjaak Swart, Karel Svoboda, Takehiko Kawanishi, Marien Ngouabi, James W. Christy, and Arsen Dedić. Among people deceased in 2020, Bill Withers ranks 27Before him are Jerry Stiller, Jack Welch, Carl Reiner, John Saxon, Honor Blackman, and Buck Henry. After him are Robert Conrad, Kobe Bryant, Florian Schneider, Manu Dibango, Wilford Brimley, and Jean Kennedy Smith.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Withers ranks 2,207 out of 12,171Before him are Drew Barrymore (1975), Charles Koch (1935), Eddie Vedder (1964), Jean Arthur (1900), Jesse Douglas (1897), and Philly Joe Jones (1923). After him are Frank Jack Fletcher (1885), Richard Pryor (1940), Robert Ryan (1909), Winfield Scott Hancock (1824), Fred Ward (1942), and Bill Hewlett (1913).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bill Withers ranks 116Before him are Kanye West (1977), Janet Jackson (1966), Karen Carpenter (1950), Howlin' Wolf (1910), Chubby Checker (1941), and Barry Manilow (1943). After him are R. Kelly (1967), Lee Hazlewood (1929), Miley Cyrus (1992), Pinetop Perkins (1913), Percy Sledge (1941), and Stevie Nicks (1948).