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Michael Jackson

Ain'T No Sunshine

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  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 2009
  • 2011
  • 1983

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“Ain’t No Sunshine” is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just as I Am, produced by Booker T. Jones. The record featured musicians Donald “Duck” Dunn on bass guitar, Al Jackson, Jr. on drums, Stephen Stills on guitar and Bill Withers on vocals. String arrangements were done by Booker T. Jones, and recorded in Memphis by engineer Terry Manning. The song was released as a single in September 1971, becoming a breakthrough hit for Withers, reaching number six on the U.S. R&B chart and number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is in natural minor. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Ain't no sunshine when she's gone ... Anytime she goes away ... It's not warm when she's away

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