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Bill Withers

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1972

WHEN 1971 is finally evaluated in years to come, historians will look back and acknowledge Bill Withers as one of the most significant and important discoveries of the year because, whilst at this moment he may not be the most noteworthy new artist of last year, there's a good chance that he'll be around for a lot longer than some of the more prominent names of the moment.

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