Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine

Bill Withers was born in Slab Fork, West Virgina and is the youngest of six children. Sadly, he was just thirteen years old when his father passed away. A couple of years later he joined the United States Navy at the age of eighteen and served for nine years. It was during that time that he became interested in singing and writing music. In 1965 he was discharged from the Navy and moved to Los Angeles to begin his musical career.

Listen to this…. When he released his song, “Ain’t No Sunshine” he didn’t quit his job, because he thought that the music business was a fickle industry and that he was still a beginner compared to others in the industry! What a humble guy. We’ve all probably heard this song at least a dozen times, but it never gets old!

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