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Bill Withers - 'Ain't No Sunshine' (1972)

When the 1970s began, Bill Withers was a 31-year-old factory worker with absolutely no musical experience, but after buying a cheap guitar at a pawn shop, he began writing his own songs and Sussex Records was so impressed by his demo they let him make an album with producer Booker T. Jones. The highlight of the first LP was "Ain't No Sunshine," a song so big that Withers was able to leave his factory job and never look back. Here he is playing the song on the BBC in 1972. 

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