Bill Withers – The Gift Of Giving / Let Us Love - 1972 Christmas Soul 7" 45
Bill Withers – The Gift Of Giving / Let Us Love
Sussex – SUX 247
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Styrene
Record is VG++ Clean (listen to our copy)
Cover is VG++ close to mint (see our pic)
Funk / Soul
A The Gift Of Giving 2:32
B Let Us Love 3:34
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
Mastered At – Bell Sound Studios, Inc.
Published By – Interior Music Corp.
Producer – B. Blackman, J. Gadson, M. Dunlap, R. Jackson
Producer, Written-By – Bill Withers
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A): p SUX-247-A X Bell Sound RCK
Matrix / Runout (Etched Side B): p SUX-247-B Bell Sound
Rights Society: BMI
The distinctive sounding Bill Withers with a song, the lyrics of which are applicable any time of year. Was a good seller around Christmas 1972, making Billboards Top-10 of Christmas singles, old and new. The flipside of “The Gift Of Giving”, “Let Us Love” made #47 on the Hot-100. During 1972, Bill reached #1 with “Lean On Me” and #2 with “Use Me”.