"Ain't No Sunshine" as written by Bill Withers and Kajeem,....
Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
It's not warm when she's away
Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
And she's always gone too long
Anytime she goes away

Wonder this time where she's gone
Wonder if she's gone to stay
Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
And this house just ain't no home
Anytime she goes away

And I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know,
Hey, I oughtta leave young thing alone
But ain't no sunshine when she's gone

Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
Only darkness every day
Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
And this house just ain't no home
Anytime she goes away
Anytime she goes away
Anytime she goes away
Anytime she goes away


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"Ain't No Sunshine" as written by Bill Withers

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  • +5
    General CommentThis song is about an older guy in love with a younger girl and how bittersweet it makes him feel. He aches for her when she's not around, but at the same time he knows she's too young and the relationship can only bring him heartache.
    law4on March 27, 2009   Link
  • +4
    General CommentI love it when he repaets I know halfway through the song, great break-up song.
    kfe2on February 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song reminds me of My gurl who is another State right now, I miss her bad and I play this and it just makes me feel better about her,she'll be back soon God Love her

    TrO_DeN 2002
    Murder_and1_xzibiton September 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song was in Old School too. Great song!!!
    woodcock92627on June 15, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSong Makes me think of a relationship between a man and someone younger then him. They shouldn't be together and because of how it's so looked down upon from everyone else they have to keep it hidden and can not see each other as much as they want to. So when she's gone he misses her and loves her but he knows he shouldn't be with her. It's nothin but toxic love
    Rosephoenixx_0399on August 31, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwas this song in notting hill???
    xxxDARKIRISxxxon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyea it was
    LiveUrLifeon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's a classic without a doubt...I caught onto this tune after I saw Notting Hill...this is an old school classic.
    OpinionHeadon January 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBest version by a mile.
    rubyoverdiamondson May 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthese lyrics are so wrong it's ridiculous. What the hell. Do they even listen to the song before they post the lyrics????
    Sergeon October 08, 2006   Link

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