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Did Bill Withers really hold that note?

Did Bill Withers really hold that note?

Toward the end of the song Withers holds a note for 18 seconds, the longest of any Top 40 hit in the United States. This is believed to be the second-longest note in UK chart history; Morten Harket of A-ha’s 20-second note in “Summer Moved On” (2000) is the longest.

Is Bill Wither’s dead?

Deceased (1938–2020)
Bill Withers/Living or Deceased

What is the meaning of Lovely Day by Bill Withers?

He wrote the music for this song, and was also the inspiration for the lyrics Withers came up with. In our interview with Bill Withers, he explained: “Skip was a very nice, gentle man. The way Skip was, every day was just a lovely day. It was a combination of the music and the person and the ambiance in the room.”

Who performed the song Lovely Day?

Bill Withers
Lovely Day/Artists

What’s the longest note ever held?

Singer Alpaslan Durmuş from Turkey can hold a vocal note for an astonishing 1 minute 52 seconds.

What song holds longest note?

American singer/songwriter Shawn Phillips made a continuous sound for 40 seconds on the track “Planned “O””, from his 1973 studio album Bright White, but the note has an ascending pitch and has been discounted (see below).

Why did Bill Withers stop making music?

When asked why he left his lucrative career, he told Black Enterprise that “it just wasn’t in my DNA” to stay in the industry. “I don’t have that gene that needs to draw attention to myself,” he said. “And I’m also a practical person. I make a good living.

Why didn’t Bill Withers sing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Withers had originally declined to perform at the induction, but Legend brought him center stage anyway for “Lean on Me” and handed him a microphone. I was just sort of fooling around behind John Legend. It’s just something I don’t feel comfortable doing right now.

Why was lovely day written?

“Lovely Day” was written and produced by Withers, with co-songwriter on the track being Skip Scarborough, as well as co-producer Clarence McDonald. The track is about having a “lovely day” because Withers’ looks at his lover and states: “Just one look at you / And I know it’s gonna be / A lovely day”.

What does lovely day mean?

1 very attractive or beautiful. 2 highly pleasing or enjoyable.

What is the longest note held in a song?

Who originally sang Lean On Me?

Lean on Me/Artists
Remembering Bill Withers, Singer-Songwriter Of ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ And ‘Lean On Me’ Singer and songwriter Bill Withers has died. He’s best known for songs including “Lean on Me” and “Ain’t No Sunshine.” Withers died Monday at the age of 81.