1975 Bill Withers – Making Music

Making Music is the fourth studio album by American R&B singer Bill Withers. It was also released in the UK with the title Making Friends.


1  I Wish You Well (Bill Withers) 3:57
2  The Best You Can (Benorce Blackman, Bill Withers) 2:22
Make Love To Your Mind (Bill Withers) 6:19
4  I Love You Dawn (Bill Withers) 2:37
5  She\’s Lonely (Bill Withers) 5:16
6  Sometimes A Song (Bill Withers, Ray Jackson) 4:36
7  Paint Your Pretty Picture (Bill Withers) 5:42
8  Family Table (Bill Withers, Diane Gonneau) 3:11
9  Don\’t You Want To Stay (Bill Withers, Ray Jackson, Melvin Dunlap) 4:01
10  Hello Like Before (Bill Withers, John Collins) 5:28


BassLouis Johnson
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarDavid T. Walker
GuitarGeorge Johnson
GuitarWah Wah Watson
Acoustic GuitarDennis Budimir
KeyboardsLarry Nash
MelodicaLarry Nash
SynthesizerLarry Nash
PercussionRalph MacDonald
Background VocalsAugie Johnson
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsMyrna Matthews
Background VocalsTom Bahler
VocalsBill Withers

Other Musicians

8 Family Table

Bass James Jamerson
Keyboards Dave Grusin
Synthesizer Dave Grusin

10 Hello Like Before

Sax Ernie Watts

Liner Notes

Producer – Larry Nash
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Larry Nash
Arranged By (Strings & Horns) – Paul Riser
Engineer – Phil Schier
Engineer (Assistant) – Bob Merritt

Design – John Brogna, Ron Coro
Photography By – Ed Caraeff

Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
Mastered At – Customatrix
Mastered At – Artisan Sound Recorders
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
Produced For – Still Bill Productions
Manufactured By – Columbia Records