Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine Text Guitar Tab

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                             AIN'T NO SUNSHINE - Bill Withers

Great song. This is the way Bill plays it live.

"Ain't no sunshine when she's gone..."

e|---------------------------------|
B|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
G|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
D|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
A|---------------------------------|
E|--5-----5-----0-----3-----5------|

"It's not warm when she's away..."

e|---------------------------------|
B|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
G|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
D|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
A|---------------------------------|
E|--5-----5-----0-----3-----5------|

"Ain't no sunshine when she's gone, and she's always gone too long..."

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B|-----8-----8-----8-----8-----6-----6-----6-----6---|
G|-----7-----7-----7-----7-----5-----5-----5-----5---|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|--7-----7-----7-----7-----5-----5-----5-----5------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

"Anytime she goes away..."

e|---------------------------------|
B|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
G|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
D|-----5-----5-----0-----0-----5---|
A|---------------------------------|
E|--5-----5-----0-----3-----5------|

Repeat that structure for the rest of the song.

Tap the body of your guitar during the "And I know, I know..." part.

The simple chords:

"Ain't no sunshine when she's gone..."

Am7            Em7           G           Am7

"It's not warm when she's away..."

Am7            Em7           G           Am7

"Ain't no sunshine when she's gone, and she's always gone too long..."

Em7            Dm7

"Anytime she goes away..."

Am7            Em7           G           Am7

That's it.