The Story of... 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Bill Withers

3 July 2018, 16:23 | Updated: 6 July 2018, 10:07

Bill Withers
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By Tom Eames

It's one of the most simple but incredible moving ballads of all time...

Bill Withers' 'Ain't No Sunshine' may only be just over two minutes in length, but it's stood the test of time since its release in 1971.

Here are the big facts about the classic soul song: