Stand by Me (Ben E. King song)

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"Stand by Me" is a R&B ballad which was originally performed by Ben E. King. The song was inspired by the spiritual single "Lord Stand by Me". The song is on the soundtrack of the 1986 movie Stand by Me.

Musicians who have covered the song include Prince Royce and John Lennon. In 1999, BMI named it the fourth most performed song of the 20th century.[1]

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  1. "Most Performed Songs of the 20th Century". BMI. Retrieved May 1, 2015.