BILL WITHERS – Just As I Am Brand New Sealed 12″ Vinyl
JUST AS I AM regularly features in many top albums of all time lists, this is the debut LP 1971 produced by Booker T Jones. It led him spending 14 years having regular appearances in the R&B charts most notably with his #1 hit Lean On Me as well as Use Me, Lovely Day and Just The Two Of Us. HARLEM is an underground classic and was the original A-Side release before AIN T NO SUNSHINE the B-Side received massive attention and the sides were swapped over for later issues. AIN T NO SUNSHINE is a true soul classic that reached R&B #6 and Pop #3 upon its release and has been covered by an almost endless list of stars. It s an impressive list including the likes of Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington, Jr. Michael Jackson, The Temptations, Isaac Hayes, Roy Ayers, Sting and Paul McCartney. The bluesy GRANDMA S HANDS reached R&B #18 and Pop #42 shortly after it s release. This song will be familiar to all fans of the R&B #1 hit No Diggity by Blackstreet feat Dr Dre and Queen Pen Also featured on JUST AS I AM is Bill s amazing cover version of the Beatles classic LET IT BE. This 40th anniversary edition will be released in deluxe Super Jewel cases, with extensive liner notes, JUST AS I AM is a must for all Soul, Folk and Funk fans out there!