First Time (Revised)

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  • This song was produced by Booker T Jones, whose lengthy resumé includes helming Bill Withers debut album Just As I Am. "One of my favorite songs is 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Bill Withers," Gray told Billboard magazine. "I'm trying to make a ballad kind of like 'Ain't No Sunshine' and then I just said, 'F--- it, why don't we just call the guy who [produced] it' - not really believing he would say yes."

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