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Singer-songwriter Bill Withers seeks sale of Hollywood Hills home with recording studio

Bill Withers, center, bought his Hollywood Hills home more than two decades ago. The property is now for sale at $3.25 million.
(Glendale News Press)

It’s a lovely day in the Hollywood Hills, where a home owned by R&B singer-songwriter Bill Withers is for sale at $3.25 million.

Owned by Withers for more than two decades, the three-story Mediterranean-style house has a recording studio on the ground floor. The studio, built in one of the home’s five bedrooms, is outfitted with a control room and an audio booth.

Built in 1990, the nearly 5,000-square-foot home features fireplaces in the living room and master suite, a wet bar in the family room and an elevator. Balconies extending from the upper levels take in views extending from city to ocean.


A tiled patio sits off the master suite. There’s also a three-car garage.

Withers, 80, released his first studio album, “Just as I Am,” in 1971. The album featured the song “Ain’t No Sunshine,” which won a Grammy Award the following year. Two of his other hits, “Lean on Me” and “Just the Two of Us,” also won Grammys for best R&B song.

He bought the place in 1998 for $714,000, real estate records show.

Darrell Wallace of Compass holds the listing.

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