The Best Bill Withers Albums, Ranked

Over 70 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Bill Withers Albums, Ranked
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We're ranking the best Bill Withers albums of all time. One of the best soul and R&B artists ever, Bill Withers's discography features many popular songs, like "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Just the Two of Us." What is the greatest Bill Withers album ever?

From his debut album Just as I Am to his 1985 album Watching You Watching Me, this list of Bill Withers albums also includes Still Bill, Making Music, and Menagerie.

Vote up the best Bill Withers albums, and vote down the ones that were disappointing.

  • Still Bill
    Photo: Sussex
    42 VOTES

    Still Bill

    1. Lonely Town, Lonely Street
    2. Let Me in Your Life
    3. Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?
    4. Use Me
    5. Lean on Me
    6. Kissing My Love
    7. I Don't Know
    8. Another Day to Run
    9. I Don't Want You on My Mind
    10. Take It All In and Check It All Out

    • Release Date: 1972
    42 votes
  • Just as I Am
    Photo: Sussex
    35 VOTES

    Just as I Am

    1. Harlem
    2. Ain't No Sunshine
    3. Grandma's Hands
    4. Sweet Wanomi
    5. Everybody's Talkin'
    6. Do It Good
    7. Hope She'll Be Happier
    8. Let It Be
    9. I'm Her Daddy
    10. In My Heart
    11. Moanin' and Groanin'
    12. Better Off Dead

    • Release Date: 1971
    35 votes
  • +'Justments
    Photo: Sussex Records
    23 VOTES

    1. You
    2. The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
    3. Stories
    4. Green Grass
    5. Ruby Lee (Melvin Dunlap, Bill Withers)  
    6. Heartbreak Road
    7. Can We Pretend (Denise Nicholas)
    8. Liza
    9. Make a Smile for Me
    10. Railroad Man (Melvin Dunlap, Bill Withers)

    • Release Date: 1974
    23 votes
  • Menagerie
    Photo: Columbia
    16 VOTES


    1. Lovely Day
    2. I Want to Spend the Night
    3. Lovely Night for Dancing
    4. Then You Smile at Me
    5. She Wants To (Get On Down)
    6. It Ain't Because of Me Baby
    7. Tender Things
    8. Wintertime
    9. Let Me Be the One You Need

    • Release Date: 1977
    16 votes
  • Making Music
    Photo: Columbia, CBS in UK
    9 VOTES

    Making Music

    1. I Wish You Well
    2. The Best You Can
    3. Make Love to Your Mind
    4. I Love You Dawn
    5. She's Lonely
    6. Sometimes a Song
    7. Paint Your Pretty Picture
    8. Family Table
    9. Don't You Want to Stay?
    10. Hello Like Before

    • Release Date: 1975
    9 votes
  • 'Bout Love
    Photo: Columbia Records
    6 VOTES

    'Bout Love

    1. All Because Of You
    2. Dedicated To You My Love
    3. Don't It Make It Better
    4. You Got The Stuff
    5. Look To Each Other For Love
    6. Love
    7. Love Is
    8. Memories Are That Way

    • Release Date: 1978
    6 votes