Stand by Me (Ben E. King song)
song written and composed by Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, originally recorded by Ben E. King in 1961
"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.
- "Most Performed Songs of the 20th Century". BMI. Retrieved May 1, 2015.