Ain’t No Sunshine – By Bill Withers

One thing that I do miss about unemployment was being able to take all day to record a song, instead of the rushing to do it after work.  Another thing I miss about unemployment is all the interesting ways I save money to keep buying liquor (e.g. not buy food).  Good times.

A Change Is Gonna Come

By Sam Cooke

Why is it we can never seem to do justice to our most cherished songs?  Alas, I can not play any stringed instruments other than guitar and I only had a couple of hours to finish this.  I always promise myself that I will return and record songs again when I don’t like the final outcome, but the truth is I think I just need more practice at them.

That being the case, this song has held a special significance to me for awhile (especially last year when I was both in a play, found a romance, lost a job, started this blog and then found a job), and I always feel its weight when listening to/playing/singing it.  So is this rendition great?  Naw, not by a long shot.  Do I regret doing it?  Not a chance.