Story Behind The Song: Bill Withers tells about "Ain't No Sunshine"

He was born in Slabfork, West Virginia, but his inauspicious background would not have predicted the impact he would have on the music world. With a bevy of hits in the 70s and 80s, many of which have become all-time classics, Bill Withers is an artist who is revered by three generations of fans.

It's tough to pick a favorite song by Mr. Withers, but one of the most beloved is certainly the stripped down ballad, "Ain't No Sunshine." In an episode of Story Behind the Song, Bill Withers tells the background to that incredible, timeless single. Check it out below and tell us what you think!

He was born in Slabfork, West Virginia, but his inauspicious background would not have predicted the impact he would have on the music world. With a bevy of hits in the 70s and 80s, many of which have become all-time classics, Bill Withers is an artist who is revered by three generations of fans.

It's tough to pick a favorite song by Mr. Withers, but one of the most beloved is certainly the stripped down ballad, "Ain't No Sunshine." In an episode of Story Behind the Song, Bill Withers tells the background to that incredible, timeless single. Check it out below and tell us what you think!

 
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