Sheryl Crow and Citizen Cope have covered Invoice Withers’ “Lonely Town, Lonely Street,” from the late soul legend’s 1972 document Nonetheless Invoice. “I like Invoice Withers. His passing final week was a heavy blow, on high of the challenges we’re all going through simply making an attempt to dwell daily proper now,” Sheryl Crow mentioned in a press launch. Hear Crow’s cowl and Withers’ unique beneath.
Sheryl Crow added within the press launch:
After making unbelievable, stunning, funky information like “Ain’t No
Sunshine,” “Grandma’s Fingers,” “Use Me,” and “Lean on Me,” Invoice obtained
bored with the music enterprise and stopped recording in 1985. After I was
lucky sufficient to fulfill him, I begged him to make music once more and he
replied, “I’m a stonemason now and I’m good at it!” He advised me he
was blissful and didn’t wish to make music anymore. Occasions like these
remind us about what’s actually essential in life—love, household, residing
life in concord with one another and our planet. Invoice’s music was about
that, and a lot extra. In loving reminiscence, I’m releasing one in all my
favourite Invoice Withers songs that I recorded with Citizen Cope and
[producer] Steve Jordan some time again, “Lonely City, Lonely Avenue.”
Invoice Withers died at 81 on Monday, March 30. Learn “Remembering Invoice Withers, the Soul Legend Who Lived on His Personal Phrases” on the Pitch.