Classic Clip of Bill Withers Singing ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ On Johnny Carson

Classic Clip of Bill Withers Singing ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ On Johnny Carson

Legendary singer-songwriter Bill Withers took his massive musical talents to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson where he performed one of his classic hits.

Comic Johnny Carson hosted NBC’s The Tonight Show for decades. During his run as host, Johnny had on some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Carol Burnett, George Carlin, Steve Martin and Jimmy Stewart. The program also featured several musical performances from the likes of The Bee Gees, Whitney Houston and Tina Turner.

A clip posted on YouTube features another outstanding musical performance from none other than the iconic Bill Withers. Bill, in the video, gives a remarkable presentation, using his unmistakable voice to sing his beloved tune, “Ain’t No Sunshine.”

He sounds absolutely fantastic, turning in a stunning performance as he sways back and forth to the rhythm of the music. Bill, with his terrific sound combined with his cool and calm demeanor, makes it appear incredibly effortless, which is the mark of a professional. 

The studio audience, like anyone who views the clip, loved Bill’s performance. They gave the legendary entertainer a deafening round of applause. 

After he finished singing “Ain’t No Sunshine,” Bill sat down and had an open and honest discussion with Johnny about his life before hitting it big, which included making toilets.

“Oh yeah, it was a good job,” Bill said. “I had a lot of fun doing that.”

He later mentioned how he didn’t enter the world of entertainment until his early 30s. 

“Well, I got into entertainment at 30, 32 years old,” Bill said. “I was, you know, a pretty ordinary guy, and when I came into this, I came in with my own money. I invested my own money and came in like any other business.

In addition to having a memorable, unmistakable voice and loads of musical talent, Bill seemed to be a very down-to-earth, likable human being. 

James 5:13 “Is anyone among you in trouble? Let him say prayers. Is anyone glad? Let him make a song of praise.”

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