Ain’t No Sunshine (album version)

~ Recording by Michael Jackson

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.4 Ain't No Sunshine ?:?? Got To Be There Michael Jackson Motown Records M 8747
1.1 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:13 Got to Be There Michael Jackson Motown Records M 747L
1.1 Ain't No Sunshine ?:?? Got To Be There Michael Jackson Tamla Motown (for non-US releases only) 8X-STML 11205
1.5 Ain't No Sunshine 4:09 Tamla-Motown Is Hot, Hot, Hot!, Volume 4 Various Artists EMI-Bovema Holland 5C 048-94107
1.1 Ain't No Sunshine 4:14 Got to Be There / Ben Michael Jackson Motown Records MCDO8000MD
1.3 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Anthology Michael Jackson Motown Records MCD06195MD2
1.3 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Anthology Michael Jackson Motown Records 3746354022
1.4 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Love Songs Diana Ross and Michael Jackson Motown Records WD 72691
1.4 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Love Songs Diana Ross and Michael Jackson Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2298
1.5 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Motown Hits of Gold, Volume 6 Various Artists Motown Records WD72406
6.6 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:13 25 Years of Great Original Hits: The Motown Story Various Artists Reader’s Digest RDCD 231-236
1.4 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Love Songs Diana Ross and Michael Jackson Motown Records
1.1 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:13 Got to Be There Michael Jackson Motown Records 530 162-2
1.3 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Anthology Michael Jackson Polydor (Japanese domestic releases only!) POCT-1511, POCT-1512
1.3 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Anthology Michael Jackson Motown Records 530 178-2
1.4 Ain't No Sunshine 4:14 That Loving Feeling, Volume VII Various Artists Dino Entertainment DINCD 83
1.5 Ain't No Sunshine 4:10 When a Man Loves a Woman Various Artists Dino Entertainment DINCD88
1.3 Ain't No Sunshine 4:14 Anthology: The Best of Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Motown Records 31453 0480 2
1.3 Ain't No Sunshine 4:14 Anthology: The Best of Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Motown Records 530 480-2
1.20 Ain't No Sunshine 4:11 The No.1 Classic Soul Album Various Artists PolyGram 525656
1.4 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:11 Love Songs Various Artists Motown Records 530 010-2
1.8 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Motown Chartbusters, Volume 7 Various Artists Spectrum Music (budget label) 554 294-2
1.20 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:10 Bild Love Songs Various Artists Warner Special Marketing 9548-37566-2
1.8 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Music and Me Michael Jackson Spectrum Music (budget label), Tamla Motown (for non-US releases only) 550 078-2
1.21 Ain't No Sunshine 4:10 Love From Motown Various Artists
1.8 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:12 Music and Me Michael Jackson Spectrum Music (budget label), Tamla Motown (for non-US releases only) 550 078-2
2.13 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:10 Music of the Millennium Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Universal (plain logo: "Universal"), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) 560436-2
1.6 Ain't No Sunshine 4:11 The Very Best of Motown Various Artists Universal Records (1996-2005 American pop label - "RECORDS" must be a part of the logo!)
1.11 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:11 The Very Best of The Jacksons The Jacksons Epic 516366 2
1.11 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:11 The Very Best of The Jacksons The Jacksons Epic 516366 6
1.16 Ain't No Sunshine 4:11 Best of Motown, Volume 2 Various Artists Universal Music B.V. (not for release label use! NL subsidiary of UMG) 981 825-1
1.11 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:12 The Very Best of The Jacksons The Jacksons Epic 516366 6
1.11 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:11 The Very Best of The Jacksons The Jacksons Epic
1.12 Ain't No Sunshine 4:15 Greatest Love of All Various Artists Lombardini Music LOMBDCD01
1.9 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 The Very Best of Michael Jackson with the Jackson Five Michael Jackson
3.16 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Michael Jackson & Jackson 5: The Motown Years The Jackson 5 Barclay 530 0446
3.16 Ain't No Sunshine 4:10 50 Best Songs: The Motown Years Various Artists Motown Records 0600753115466
1.11 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:11 The Very Best of The Jacksons The Jacksons Epic 5163669
3.16 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Michael Jackson & Jackson 5: The Motown Years The Jackson 5 Motown Records UICY-91298, UICY-91299, UICY-91300
1.16 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:12 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever (Japan Edition) Various Artists USM Japan (read the annotation before using!) UICY-1434, UICY-1435, UICY-1436
1.5 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:14 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever Various Artists Universal Music Group International (manages UMG's offices in most countries outside of North America) 5313254, 5313255, 5313256
1.4 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Gold Michael Jackson Motown Records B001143102
3.16 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Michael Jackson & Jackson 5: The Motown Years The Jackson 5 Universal Motown (for Motown releases between 2005-2011 only)
3.16 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Michael Jackson & Jackson 5: The Motown Years The Jackson 5 Universal Music Ltda. (Brasil) 6007311546, 60075311546, 6007531156
1.5 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:14 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever Various Artists Motown Records 5314783
2.7 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:11 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever Various Artists Universal Music Spain, S.L. (not for release label use!)
1.5 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:14 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever Various Artists Universal Music Group (has logo with just "Universal Music Group")
1.12 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:12 Ultimate R&B: The Love Collection Various Artists
1.1 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection Michael Jackson Hip‐O Select, Motown Records B0012421-02
1.4 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Gold Michael Jackson Motown Records
1.10 Ain't No Sunshine 4:11 The Definitive Collection Michael Jackson Motown Records B0013297-02
2.9 Ain't No Sunshine 4:11 Jackie: The Annual 2010 Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 968
3.6 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:12 Motown 50 Love Various Artists Universal Music TV (UK) 5323784, 5323785, 5323786, 5323787
3.2 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:11 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever Various Artists Universal Music Belgium 531.747-0
1.15 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever Various Artists Motown Records
1.6 Ain't No Sunshine 4:09 Le voyage extraordinaire de Samy Various Artists Universal Music France 532 971-5
3.11 Ain't No Sunshine 4:10 That's Soul: Think Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 532 814-3
1.1 Ain't No Sunshine ?:?? Dear Michael: The Motown Collection Michael Jackson / Jackson 5 Universal Music (plain logo: "Universal Music") UICY-75070/81
1.1 Ain't No Sunshine 4:13 Got to Be There Michael Jackson
1.1 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:13 Got to Be There Michael Jackson Motown Records
1.5 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:14 Motown 50: Yesterday, Today, Forever Various Artists Universal Music Group International (manages UMG's offices in most countries outside of North America)
3.10 Ain't No Sunshine 4:12 The Motown Collection Various Artists
Bootleg
1.5 Ain't No Sunshine 4:11 The Very Best Of Michael Jackson Unison Records Ltd. CDP167
(unknown)
1.11 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:12 18 Greatest Hits Michael Jackson + The Jackson 5 Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) STAR 2232
1.3 Ain’t No Sunshine 4:14 As 100 Mais Da Antena 1, Volume 3 Various Artists Universal Music Ltda. (Brasil)

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sampled by: Rainy Dayz by Raekwon featuring Ghost Face Killer A/K/A Tony Starks and Blue Raspberry
Then Days Went By by 50 Cent
recording of: Ain’t No Sunshine (cover)

Ain’t No Sunshine

composer: Bill Withers
lyricist: Bill Withers
publisher: EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
EMI Songs Ltd.
later translated versions: Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine)
Äs schiint kei Sunnu
referred to in medleys: Vereinzelt Schauer