Monday, July 8th, 2013 by Mike McKay
Posted in 101 #1 Song of The Day
The 101 number one song of the day got it start in the bathroom – not because of the acoustics but because its writer and singer was making toilet seats at the time.
He was a late bloomer who was working for Boeing manufacturing the fixtures for 747s when he got his first record contract at age 32. Even after the success of his first album which produced two major hits including the one you’re about to hear, he still felt more like a factory worker than a performer and had the feeling he’d be picking up his toolbox and putting down his guitar at any time. He didn’t and on July 8, 1972 he owned the number one record in the land…It’s Bill Withers and (Lean on Me)