Bill Wither inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Withers Wows 'Em WV-Style at Rock Hall of Fame Induction

West Virginia’s own Bill Withers was inducted into the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame on April 18, 2015 in a gala ceremony at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium. By all accounts (including our own), Withers stole the show, offering up the night’s most interesting, clever and informative speech.

Already more than five hours into the ceremony, Withers’ comments – offered up with his trademark wit and humility – were a noticeable breath of fresh air. He was inducted by Stevie Wonder who, along with John Legend, were featured on Withers’ musical segment: “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Use Me” and “Lean on Me,” clearly the most anthemic song of the evening.

Other inductees were: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The “5” Royales, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Lou Reed, and Ringo Starr.

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