Release Date

May 1, 1971

“Grandma’s Hands” is a song written by Bill Withers about his grandmother. It was included on his first album Just as I Am (1971), and was released as a single, reaching #18 on the Best Selling Soul Singles chart and #42 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] In Canada it reached #37 in the RPM Magazine charts. The song was produced by Booker T. Jones and also featured drummer Al Jackson Jr. and bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn from Booker T. & the M.G.’s.