So, darling, darling, stand by me, Em Oh, stand by me. [72] Released as a single,[73] the version stayed at its peak position number 61 on Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks on the weeks ending November 28 (its sixth week)[74] and December 5, 1970 (seventh week). [Verse 1] Jerry was sitting behind it, and Benny was sitting on the top. Stand by me, stand by me Ben E. King (born Benjamin Earl Nelson in September 28, 1938 (died of natural causes, aged 76 on April 30, 2015.) Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. 4.5 out of 5 stars 125. Just as long as you stand, stand by me It has since been recorded into more than 400 other versions. You're watching the official vinyl video for the timeless R&B anthem "Stand By Me" by Ben E. King from the album 'Don't Play That Song!' When the night has come [13], The song uses a version of the common chord progression now called the 50s progression, which has been called the "'Stand by Me' changes" after the song. [Interlude] Ben E King + Juke - Stand By Me (live video -1987) - YouTube Label: CéDé International - CD 66006 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Europe • Genre: Funk / Soul, Blues • Style: Soul. Ben E.king - Stand By Me - Amazon.com Music. Woah, stand now [76], Mickey Gilley released his version of the song in 1980, and it was included in the movie Urban Cowboy. They looked up and said they were writing a song. In 1960, Ben E. King was inspired to update the early 20th-century gospel hymn "Stand by Me" by Charles Albert Tindley, which was based around the psalm, "will not we fear, though the Earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea."[5]. Music video. [81] White's version also got to number 5 on the RPM Canadian Adult Contemporary Songs chart and number 8 on the New Zealand Singles chart. [36] Journalist and book author Robert Webb in 2013 called this version one of the "greatest cover versions".[46]. 50% of the royalties were paid to King. When I walked in, Jerry and Ben E. were working on the lyrics to a song. The session's producers, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, asked if he had any more songs. Only 7 left in stock - order soon. Check out the tab » I went over to the upright piano and found the chord changes behind the melody he was singing. Oh, stand by me on Amazon Music Unlimited (ad) "Stand By Me". $9.28. It was ranked the 122nd out of Rolling Stones “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. Released in 1961, this song was inspired by the spiritual hymn “Lord Stand By Me”. [Verse] G If the sky that we look upon Em Should tumble and fall C D G Or the mountain should crumble to the … Ben began to sing the song a cappella. The third line of the second verse of the former work derives from Psalm 46:2c/3c.[1]. It was also featured in a 1987 European commercial of Levi's 501 jeans, contributing to greater success in Europe. Get early access to our brand new Beta app for iOS here! According to the documentary History of Rock 'n' Roll, King had no intention of recording the song himself. In 1958, Ben … (梅艷芳。10。思念。音樂。會), the December 30, 2013 tribute concert for Mui. According to King, the title is derived from, and was inspired by, a spiritual written by Sam Cooke and J. W. Alexander called "Stand by Me Father," recorded by the Soul Stirrers with Johnnie Taylor singing lead. Otis Redding covered the song for his 1964 debut album Pain in My Heart;[69] Kenny Lynch's 1964 version stayed on the top 100 UK Singles Chart for seven weeks, peaking at number 39 on the week of May 7–13, 1964, its fourth week. [106][107], The Kingdom Choir performed the song at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018. Lennon filmed a performance of the song for The Old Grey Whistle Test in 1975. And the moon is the only light we'll see. $9.35. [75] It also peaked at number 24 on Billboard Soul Singles on the week ending November 21, 1970, its fourth week. The unreleased recordings would eventually be included in a bootleg album A Toot and a Snore in '74. Check out Stand By Me by Ben E. King on Amazon Music. [Chorus] Duration – 02:56. King, Ben E. : Stand By Me-Platinum Collection The Drifters. C D G Oh, stand, stand by me, Stand by me. Ben E. King, the legendary soul singer best known for his classic “Stand by Me,” died Thursday of natural causes. Soul singer and record producer Ben E. King was perhaps b est known for his international hit "Stand By Me" and as one of the principal lead singers of The Drifters - notably singing the lead vocals of one of their biggest global hit singles "Save The Last Dance For Me". "[79], Maurice White's 1985 cover from his self titled album reached number 6 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart [80] and number 11 on the US Billboard Adult Contemporary Songs chart. in Henderson, North Carolina) was an American soul and pop singer. "Stand by Me" is a song originally performed in 1961 by American singer-songwriter Ben E. King and written by King, Jerry Leiber, and Mike Stoller. [45] A 2007 book The Words and Music of John Lennon by Ben Urish and Ken Bielen called Lennon's version one of the "stronger" tracks of the album. Then I created a bass line. [91][92], Prince Royce recorded a bachata version of the song as his debut single, changing parts of the lyrics into Spanish. Format – mp3. [99], Florence and the Machine recorded the song for the soundtrack and trailer of Final Fantasy XV in 2016. Just as long as you stand, stand by me If the sky that we look upon Only 4 left in stock (more on the way). A-League club Melbourne Victory FC play this song before home matches, while fans raise their scarves above their heads and sing the lyrics. So, darling, darling, stand by me, Em Oh, stand by me. [41], The single's B-side track is "Move Over Ms. L", initially intended for Lennon's previous album Walls and Bridges but was cut from the final lineup due to his dissatisfaction with his early takes. [56] The music video was uploaded via the Playing for Change YouTube channel in November 2008, garnering more than 10 million views as of May 2009. He is best known as the singer and co-composer of "Stand by Me"—a U.S. Top 10 hit, both in 1961 and later in 1986, a number … He worked on the lyrics together with Jerry, and I added elements to the music, particularly the bass line. As a solo artist and as the lead singer for The Drifters, Ben E. King created some of the most memorable recordings in popular music: “There Goes My Baby”, “Dance With Me,” “This Magic Moment”, “Save The … It was his eighth number 1 on the US country charts and also reached number 22 on the US Hot 100. 4.4 out of 5 stars 103. 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