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Bill Withers


Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bill Withers was born on July 4, 1938 in the small coal-mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia and was raised in the nearby town of Beckley. He was the youngest of six children. His coal miner father died when Withers was only thirteen. Bill worked a series of odd jobs to help his mother out. At age seventeen he ... See full bio »

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Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Soundtrack
(1999)
The Hangover
The Hangover Soundtrack
(2009)
127 Hours
127 Hours Soundtrack
(2010)
Jackie Brown
Jackie Brown Soundtrack
(1997)

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 2016 The Secret Life of Pets (performer: "Lovely Day") / (writer: "Lovely Day")
 2016 Containment (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
  The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- The Verdict (2016) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
  Scandal (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2016) (writer - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2016)
- The Fish Rots from the Head (2016) ... (performer: "Use Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Use Me" - uncredited)
- Honor Thy Father (2015) ... (performer: "Grandma's Hands" - uncredited) / (writer: "Grandma's Hands" - uncredited)
- The Key (2014) ... (performer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited)
- Vermont Is for Lovers, Too (2013) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
 2016 Southside with You ("Moanin' and Groanin'") / (writer: "Moanin' and Groanin'")
 2015-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Sylvester Stallone/John Stamos/Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello (2016) ... (writer: "I Know What You Did Last Summer")
  Ash vs Evil Dead (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Bound in Flesh (2015) ... (performer: "Just the Two of Us", "Just The Two Of Us" - uncredited) / (writer: "Just the Two of Us", "Just The Two Of Us" - uncredited)
  Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Gortimer, Ranger and Mel vs. The Endless Night (2015) ... (performer: "Lean On Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lean On Me" (uncredited), "Lean On Me")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1976 - 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Miley Cyrus (2015) ... (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
- Buck Henry/Bill Withers, Toni Basil (1976) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2015 Wimbledon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- 2015: Day 13, Part 3 - Mixed Doubles and Ladies' Wheelchair Doubles Finals (2015) ... (performer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited)
- 2015: Day 13, Part 2 - Men's Singles Final (2015) ... (performer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited)
 2015 Wimbledon 2day (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2015: Day 13 (2015) ... (performer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited)
  Deutschland 83 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Atlantic Lion (2015) ... (performer: "Just the Two of Us") / (writer: "Just the Two of Us")
 2015 Sense8 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Demons (2015) ... (writer: "Demons")
  Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- Episode dated 14 May 2015 (2015) ... (performer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 16 December 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Lean on Me", "Just The Two Of Us", "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Lean on Me", "Just The Two Of Us", "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anne Hathaway vs. Emily Blunt (2015) ... (writer: "No Diggity")
 2015 Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unto the Breach (2015) ... (writer: "Lean On Me" - uncredited)
 2010-2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #9.34 (2010) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2015 The Wedding Ringer (writer: "Lean On Me")
  New Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Thanksgiving IV (2014) ... (performer: "Use Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Use Me" - uncredited)
  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Writing on the Wall (2014) ... (performer: "Who Is He (And What Is He to You)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Who Is He (And What Is He to You)" - uncredited)
 2014 The Rover (writer: "Pretty Girl Rock" - as Withers)
 2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 3 (2014) ... (writer: "No Diggity")
 2014 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alarm (2014) ... (writer: "No Diggity" - uncredited)
 2013 La força de la vida. El making of del disc i del llibre de La Marató (TV Movie) (writer: "Quan te'n vas no brilla el sol")
 2013 Die große Chance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (2013) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2011-2013 The Xtra Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #10.8 (2013) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Episode #8.2 (2011) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
 2004-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Auditions 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
- Judges Home Visit 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
- Auditions 6 (2010) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Episode #5.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2013)
- Top 6 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
- Top 20 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Top 8 (2007) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- WTF?!? (2013) ... (writer: "Just the Two of Us" - uncredited)
 2013/I The Heat (performer: "Lonely Town, Lonely Street") / (writer: "Lonely Town, Lonely Street")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Lean on Me")
 2013 A Current Affair (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mitchell & Steve (2013) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Masters of the Universe (2013) ... (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
 2013 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Birthday (2013) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
 2013 Decoding Annie Parker (writer: "Lean On Me")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 2013) (writer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 2013)
- Changing of the Guardian (2013) ... (performer: "Just the Two of Us" - uncredited) / (writer: "Just the Two of Us" - uncredited)
- Radioactive Man (1995) ... (performer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
 2013 20 Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "Lean On Me")
 2012 Miranda (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It Was Panning (2012) ... (writer: "Lean on me")
 2012/I Flight (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2012 Pitch Perfect (writer: "No Diggity", "Riff Off: (medley)" (uncredited))
 2012 Perception (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nemesis (2012) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
  Inspector George Gently (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Gently Northern Soul (2012) ... (performer: "Lean On Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lean On Me" - uncredited)
 2012 El donante (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (performer: "Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?" - uncredited)
  Chelsea Lately (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012) (music - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #6.76 (2012) ... (lyrics: "Lean on Me" - uncredited) / (music: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
 2012 Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Return (2012) ... (writer: "Pretty Girl Rock" - uncredited)
 2012 The Apprentice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And the Winner Is ... (2012) ... (writer: "Lean On Me" - uncredited)
 2005-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Results Show: Week Three (2012) ... (writer: "Lean on Me")
- Round Four (2005) ... ("Just the Two of Us") / (writer: "Just the Two of Us")
 2002-2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Finalists Revealed (2012) ... (writer: "Use Me")
- Top 10 Performance (2010) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Top 10 Female Semifinalists Perform (2010) ... (writer: "Lean On Me")
- Episode #3.18 (2004) ... (writer: "Lean on Me")
- Wild Card Round 1 (2004) ... (writer: "Lean on Me")
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Top 6 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2011 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mother's Day (2011) ... (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
 2011 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2011: Live Final (2011) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.6 (2011) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2011 Glee Encore (Video) (writer: "Lean On Me")
 2011 Paul ("JUST THE TWO OF US") / (performer: "JUST THE TWO OF US")
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #18.65 (2011) ... (writer: "Pretty Girl Rock" - uncredited)
- Hilary Swank/Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg (2010) ... (writer: "Lovely Day")
 2011 Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero (Documentary) (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whip My Hair (2010) ... (writer: "Just the Two of Us")
 2010 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.40 (2010) ... (writer: "Pretty Girl Rock")
 2010 127 Hours ("Lovely Day") / (performer: "Lovely Day")
 2010 Lifted (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2010 She's Out of My League (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
 2010 Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie) (writer: "Lean On Me")
  CSI: NY (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Manhattanhenge (2009) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ballad (2009) ... (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Tony Hawk: Ride (Video) (performer: "Lovely Day")
 2009 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mai (2009) ... (writer: "Lean On Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitarjed's Street Music (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dunwell Brothers - Ain't No Sunshine & Moondance (2009) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2009 David Garrett Live in Berlin (TV Movie) (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2009 The Hangover (performer: "Grandma's Hands") / (writer: "Grandma's Hands")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) (music: "Just The Two Of Us")
 2008 30 Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Believe in the Stars (2008) ... (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
  The Art Of... When You're Hot, Young, Poor and a Filmmaker! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Applying for an Art Studio (2008) ... (performer: "Just The Two Of Us") / (writer: "Just The Two Of Us")
 2008 Soul Power (Documentary) (performer: "Hope She'll Be Happier") / (writer: "Hope She'll Be Happier")
 2008 Transferants (Short) ("Use Me")
 2008 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 July 2008 (2008) ... (performer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited)
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (writer: "Who Is He and What Is He to You" - as B. Withers)
 2008 Snow Buddies (Video) (writer: "Lean On Me")
  The Choir: Boys Don't Sing (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (lyrics: "Lean on Me") / (music: "Lean on Me")
 2008 8 Days to Premiere ("Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (writer: "Lean on Me")
 2007 Eye See Me (performer: "Grandma's Hands", "Lean on Me") / (writer: "Grandma's Hands", "Lean on Me")
 2007 Idool 2007 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dog Day Afternoon (2007) ... (performer: "Use Me")
 2007 Banished (performer: "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE") / (writer: "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE")
 2007 Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viña 2007: Noche 2 (2007) ... (writer: "Grandma's Hands" - uncredited)
 2003-2007 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 20 - live: Die Männer #2 (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Mottoshow #7 - Soul (2006) ... (writer: "Lovely Day", "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Erste Top 50 Show (2003) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Hates Elections (2006) ... (performer: "Lovely Day")
- Everybody Hates Corleone (2006) ... (performer: "Lovely Day")
 2006 School for Scoundrels (performer: "Lovely Day") / (writer: "Lovely Day")
 2006 My Brother (writer: "No Diggity" - as W. Withers)
 2006 Sinchronicity (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
 2006 Hoot (performer: "Lovely Day") / (writer: "Lovely Day")
 2006/I Something New (writer: "Who Is He and What Is He to You")
 2005 Munich (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2005 Roll Bounce (performer: "Lovely Day") / (writer: "Lovely Day")
 2005 A Little Trip to Heaven (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2002-2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 24: Group 2 (2005) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Top 32: Group 2 (2003) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Top 50: Group 5 (2002) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2005 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildcard Performances (2005) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2003-2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.7 (2005) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
- Episode #3.10 (2003) ... (writer: "Just the Two of Us")
 2005 Beauty Shop (writer: "Lean on Me" (1972))
 2005 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 50 #3 (2005) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2005 Monk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Monk Goes to Vegas (2005) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
  Drawn Together (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Dirty Pranking Number 2 (2004) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
  LAX (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Secret Santa (2004) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2004 Singapore Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular Show 8 - Film Hits (2004) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2004 Idool 2004 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kleine Liveshow 1 (2004) ... (writer: "Just the Two of Us", "Lean on Me")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kvalprogram 5 (2004) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2004 A Brokedown Melody (Documentary) (writer: "Take It All in and Check It All Out")
 2004 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 30 Group 1 Performance Show (2004) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
 2004 Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie (Documentary) (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #8 - Publiekskeuze (2004) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2004 Hrvatski Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... (writer: "Lean On Me")
 2004 Johnson Family Vacation (performer: "Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?") / (writer: "Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?")
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- The Runner (2003) ... (performer: "Lean On Me") / (writer: "Lean On Me")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2003) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2003 Keen Eddie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Horse Heir (2003) ... (writer: "Just The Two Of Us" - uncredited)
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tears, Bones & Desire (2003) ... ("Take It All In & Check It All Out")
 2003 Ghosts of the Abyss (Documentary) (writer: "Just the Two of Us")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 1 - Mijn Idool (2003) ... (writer: "No Diggity")
 2003 Old School (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2002 Poolhall Junkies (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
  The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- The Target (2002) ... (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
 2002 When Snooker Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Lean On Me" - uncredited)
 2002 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 4: Songs from Films (2002) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 2001 Bandits (performer: "Just the Two of Us" (1981)) / (writer: "Just the Two of Us" (1981))
 2001 Exit Wounds (writer: "No Sunshine")
 2001 Blow Dry (performer: "Lovely Day") / (writer: "Lovely Day")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1978 - 2000) (performer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Episode dated 8 December 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Demons")
- Episode dated 26 March 1987 (1987) ... (writer: "Lean On Me")
- Episode dated 26 January 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Lovely Day") / (writer: "Lovely Day")
  CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Anonymous (2000) ... (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine" - uncredited)
 2000 Chain of Fools (writer: "Who is He (And What is He to You?)")
 2000 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Boy Next Door (2000) ... (writer: "Lean On Me")
 2000 28 Days (writer: "Lean on Me" (1972))
 1999 Play It to the Bone (writer: "Gonna Be a Lovely Day")
  Zwei Männer am Herd (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Einmal Bayern und zurück! (1999) ... (performer: "Just The Two Of Us" - uncredited) / (writer: "Just The Two Of Us" - uncredited)
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "USE ME") / (writer: "USE ME")
 1999 American Beauty (performer: "Use Me") / (writer: "Use Me")
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (writer: "Just The Two Of Us (Dr. Evil Mix)")
 1999 Notting Hill (performer: "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE") / (writer: "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE")
 1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.9 (1999) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 1999 The Corruptor (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 1998 Day 532 (Short) (performer: "I'm Her Daddy") / (writer: "I'm Her Daddy")
 1998 Fallen (writer: "Who Is He And What Is He To You")
 1997 Jackie Brown (performer: "Who Is He (And What Is He to You?)" (1972)) / (writer: "Who Is He (And What Is He to You?)" (1972))
 1997 Suicide Kings (performer: "Grandma's Hands") / (writer: "Grandma's Hands")
 1997 Soul Food (writer: "No Diggity")
 1997 A Brother's Kiss (writer: "Use Me" (1995))
 1997 Flipping (writer: "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE")
 1996 Muppets Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paula Abdul (1996) ... (writer: "Lean On Me")
 1996 Jerry Maguire (writer: "The Wrong Come Up")
 1996 Bulletproof (writer: "Tha 2 Of Us")
 1996 Girls Town ("Somedays") / (writer: "Somedays")
 1995 Agony Again (TV Series) (writer: "Lean on Me")
 1994 Crooklyn (performer: "Ain't No Sunshine") / (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 1992 The Bodyguard (writer: "It's Gonna Be a Lovely Day")
 1992 American Me (writer: "No Sunshine")
  The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- Buster (1991) ... (performer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lean on Me" - uncredited)
 1989 Staying Together (writer: "Lean on Me")
 1989 Lean on Me (writer: "LEAN ON ME")
 1987 Into the Homeland (TV Movie) (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Howard the Date (1987) ... (writer: "Lean On Me")
 1982 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 November 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "In The Name Of Love" - uncredited)
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1981) (writer - 1 episode, 1981)
- Nothing to Fear But... (1981) ... (performer: "Just the Two of Us") / (writer: "Just the Two of Us")
 1980 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.3 (1980) ... (writer: "Paint Your Pretty Picture")
  Great Railway Journeys of the World (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Coast to Coast (1980) ... (performer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lovely Day" - uncredited)
 1979 Yesterday's Hero (performer: "Don't Make It Better")
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (performer: "She's Lonely", "She Wants To")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 January 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Grandma's Hands")
 1973 Save the Children (Documentary) (performer: "Lean on Me") / (writer: "Lean on Me")
 1973 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1973) ... (writer: "Compartments")
 1972 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 November 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "Ain't No Sunshine")
 1971 Man and Boy (performer: "Better Days (Theme From Man And Boy)")
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I write and sing about whatever I'm able to understand and feel. I feel that it is healthier to look out at the world through a window than through a mirror. Otherwise, all you see is yourself and whatever is behind you.

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