Thousands held their cellphones in the air ― with the flashlights illuminated — for the stirring rendition of Bill Withers' classic.
"He had a gift for giving voice to our joys and our sorrows," the former first lady wrote on Twitter.
The musical giant, who had big hits including "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Lovely Day," died this week from heart complications, his family said.
The three-time Grammy Award winner died from heart complications on Monday in Los Angeles, his family announced.
Myles's otherworldly voice, choir direction and transcendent pianism -- not to mention his wild stagecraft, the sequined suits and the flowing Jheri-curl -- struck some as the second coming of Little Richard. But Leo experienced a prophet. He vowed to devote himself to helping Myles deliver his message to the wider world.
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On a clear day, you can see the Staples Center from Bill Withers' house, which sits high in the hills above West Hollywood
I spoke to Jones and he offered the following exclusive statement regarding his conversation with BET: Jeter's letter continued
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Ivan Neville: "I've bleen doing a little bit of this, a little bit of that, you know. I'm playing with my band Dumpstaphunk and doing other stuff, a few recording sessions here and there."
Vienna Teng is upfront about the ways she creates and performs music that's daring and dynamic. The classically trained pianist and Californian-born singer-songwriter embraces technology to enhance her sound, and isn't afraid to let everyone know it.