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Legacy Podcast: Bill Withers

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Bill Wither's debut album, “Just as I Am” has a very underrated role in the history of landmark albums by DIY artists who circumvented the major label system. Bill discusses how he was put off by the LA star machine and wound up landing at Clarence Avant’s startup indie label, Sussex Records. Legacy Recordings is the award-winning catalog division of Sony Music. Legacy's podcast takes you behind the scenes and in-depth into some of the greatest recordings ever made.

Bill Wither's debut album, “Just as I Am” has a very underrated role in the history of landmark albums by DIY artists who circumvented the major label system. Bill discusses how he was put off by the LA star machine and wound up landing at Clarence Avant’s startup indie label, Sussex Records. Legacy Recordings is the award-winning catalog division of Sony Music. Legacy's podcast takes you behind the scenes and in-depth into some of the greatest recordings ever made.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Bill Wither's debut album, “Just as I Am” has a very underrated role in the history of landmark albums by DIY artists who circumvented the major label system. Bill discusses how he was put off by the LA star machine and wound up landing at Clarence Avant’s startup indie label, Sussex Records. Legacy Recordings is the award-winning catalog division of Sony Music. Legacy's podcast takes you behind the scenes and in-depth into some of the greatest recordings ever made.

Language:

English

Contact:

Sony Music Entertainment 550 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10022-3211


Episodes

Studio Rio – Podcast 1

6/23/2014
First of four podcasts behind the making of Studio Rio Presents the Brazilian Connection.

Duration:00:05:19

Bill Withers 4

2/27/2009
Producer: Joyride Media Reccomended: Bill Withers catalog

Duration:00:09:21

Bill Withers 3

2/20/2009
The story of Bill Withers continues with the artist, himself, thinking back to the the making of his debut album. The record was produced by legendary R&B keyboardist Booker T Jones. In an odd twist, the backing band was most of the Booker T & the MGs, but with Steven Stills subbing for Steve Cropper. […]

Duration:00:05:35

Bill Withers 1

2/6/2009
Every Friday in February, find out why Bill Withers is just as he is. In a rare interview, Bill discusses his career as a groundbreaking singer/songwriter. He mostly focuses on his 1971 debut “Just as I am” – a classic album that features hits like “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Grandma’s Hands.” His low-key mix of […]

Duration:00:06:19