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Sport Magic Johnson pays tribute to the late, great Bill Withers

22:45  03 april  2020
22:45  03 april  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

John Legend and More Stars Pay Tribute to Bill Withers After Singer's Death

  John Legend and More Stars Pay Tribute to Bill Withers After Singer's Death John Legend is mourning a longtime legend who had inspired him and many others in the music world, soul singer Bill Withers, who died at age 81.The Grammy-wining artist, known for '70s hits such as "Lean on Me," "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Lovely Day," died at age 81 from heart complications on Monday in Los Angeles, multiple reports said on Friday. He is survived by his wife Marcia, and two children.

The entertainment world and fans of classic music were rocked by the seemingly sudden passing of the legendary Bill Withers at the age of 81 on Friday.

a close up of Magic Johnson: Magic Johnson paid tribute to legendary songman Bill Withers. © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Magic Johnson paid tribute to legendary songman Bill Withers.

A three-time Grammy winner, Withers is best known for soul hits such as “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine.”

His music transcended genres and generations. He was a larger-than-life figure during a brilliant career that spanned over three decades and included his songs being played at multiple Presidential Inaugurations.

As the entertainment industry paid its respects to Mr. Withers on Friday, all-time NBA great Magic Johnson showered the late-great blues star with praise on social media.

Laeticia Hallyday bereaved and sad: The widow of Johnny pays tribute to this person who counted so much in his life!

 Laeticia Hallyday bereaved and sad: The widow of Johnny pays tribute to this person who counted so much in his life! The widow of Johnny Hallyday paid tribute to him on Twitter. © abaca Laeticia Hallyday bereaved and sad: The widow of Johnny pays tribute to this person who counted so much in his life! Laeticia Hallyday spoke on social media to pay tribute to Bill Withers. The American singer, author of world famous titles like Lean on Me, Ain't No Sunshine or Lovely Day, died at the age of 81 from heart complications, according to a press release from his family.

As you can tell, Johnson and Withers seemed to be great friends before his passing due to heart complications.

For Magic, it has been a tragic past few months. It was just back in January that fellow former Lakers star Kobe Bryant and his daughter were killed in a helicopter accident in Southern California.

As it relates to Withers, our thoughts obviously go out to his family. Withers is survived by his wife, Marcia, and children, Todd and Kori.

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Death of soul singer Bill Withers, author of "Ain't No Sunshine"

 Death of soul singer Bill Withers, author of USA-MUSIC-WITHERS: Death of soul singer Bill Withers, author of "Ain't No Sunshine" © Reuters / Chris Pizzello DEATH SINGER SOUL BILL WITHERS, AUTHOR OF "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE" NEW YORK (Reuters) - American soul singer Bill Withers, author of "Ain't No Sunshine" in the 1970s, died of heart complications at the age of 81, reports Rolling Stone magazine on Friday citing a press release from his family.

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