The song Lean on me became a number one hit for Bill Withers in the American Billboard Hot 100. In the British hit parade holds an eighteenth place. In the Netherlands and Flanders came not from a listing in the hit parade.
In 1987 the American R & B group brachte Club Nouveau from the most successful version of the song. It reached in the American, Canadian and New Zealand charts the first place. In the Dutch Single Top 100 came into fourth place, while the Dutch Top 40 in the to number five came. In the Flemish Radio 2 Top 30 came the number only to a twelfth place.