A song to make you smile: 'Lovely Day' by Bill Withers

  • Singer-songwriter Bill Withers was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. He died March 30 at 81 from heart complications.

    Singer-songwriter Bill Withers was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. He died March 30 at 81 from heart complications. Associated Press file photo, April 2015

 
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Posted5/25/2020 5:30 AM

We're trying to inject a little positivity in the paper (and on dailyherald.com) with a daily "Song to Make You Smile."

It's designed to help lift you out of your coronavirus funk.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Today's selection is "Lovely Day" by Bill Withers, released in 1977. Fun fact: Withers holds a high E for 18.3 seconds toward the end of the song, and it's one of the longest sustained notes on a Billboard Hot 100 Song, according to the Rocketman5000 blog.

Send your ideas to suggestions@dailyherald.com.

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