Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone

One of the greatest Soul songs ever. Which is your favorite? Let’s start with the originator –

Bill Withers

Eva Cassidy

Ysabellabrave (She inspired this post, fantastic cover)

Sorry.   All ysabellabrave videos have been pulled.

Jose Feliciano – A Little Latin Soul

Taylor Hicks – Soulful

Amos Lee

And a few others –


Michael Jackson

John Waite

Kenny Rogers


3 responses to “Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone

  1. I like that blonde chick 😉

  2. Bill Withers’ version is SO identified with the song that it’s hard to compare others to it.

    Taylor Hicks’ live version with the killer harp bridge is it’s only rival.

    YB — I like yours for a woman’s version. 😉 Congrats on the “deal”.

  3. Yes, the blond chick is pretty good. MM – I agree about the harp in Taylor’s version. I think these 2 and Bill Withers’ versions are all great. Best would depend on the mood I’m in.

    Sting and my man Kenny’s versions are not so good.

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