Bill Withers' music has touched just about everyone, so it's no surprise that there's been an outpouring of tributes since the world learned he died this morning. You can read tributes from Raekwon, Kacey Musgraves, Sturgill Simpson, Lin Manuel Miranda, Yo La Tengo, Billy Dee Williams, and more.
Today's picks for amazing live videos to watch while there are no actual shows to attend include Bill Withers in 1973, Siouxsie & The Banshees in 1981, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in 1985, , The Knife in 2017, and more.
Newport Folk Festival often hosts special one-off collaborations between artists, and this year was no different; members of Hiss Golden Messenger joined Justin Vernon, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers, and Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff to cover Bill Withers as Grandma's Hands Band.
Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they've returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn't make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith...