Bill Withers, 'Lean on Me' and 'Ain't No Sunshine' singer, dies at 81

Bill Withers.
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Bill Withers, the beloved singer behind classic songs including "Lean on Me" and "Ain't No Sunshine," has died at 81.

Withers' family announced his death from heart complications in a statement to The Associated Press on Friday morning.

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