The Beatles and Rolling Stones alumnus entered the Billboard Hot 100 on March 31, 1973 with the ultra-funky 'Will It Go Round In Circles.'
The reading of the landmark soul hit follows Kaplan's 'I'll Get By EP,' released earlier this year by Fantasy Records.
The single, produced by Jon Levine, also includes Avril Lavigne, Jann Arden, Michael Bublé, Sarah McLachlan and more.
Drake's original version of the song also received two wins at the 2017 Grammy Awards for Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Performance.
All proceeds from the track are going to the NHS Charities Together Urgent COVID-19 Appeal.
The Glass Animals frontman described Withers in the clip as “one of my favourite songwriters of all time,”
The feelgood track has a strong gospel-soul feel, fuelled by handclaps and a vocal choir.
“Times like these remind us about what’s really important in life – love, family, living life in harmony with each other and our planet. Bill’s music was about that, and so much...
The much-loved performer passed away from complications relating to a heart condition.
The single entered the pop and soul charts as its parent album 'Solid Rock' climbed to No. 1 R&B.
The autobiography, published on the eve of Jones' 75th birthday, already has testimonials from Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson among others.
With ‘Lean On Me’, musical shape-shifter José James pays tribute to soul legend Bill Withers, “to celebrate his life and what he means to us”.
'Lovely Day' is taken from James' new Bill Withers tribute album 'Lean On Me', released by Blue Note on 28 September.
The Blue Note vocal stylist will release a collection of Withers' celebrated songs on 28 September 2018.
The influential career of Isaac Hayes will be anthologised by Craft Recordings with the 22 September 2017 release of The Spirit of Memphis (1962-1976).