Chart Position: NR

  • Originally recorded by Ben E. King (1962)
  • Written by Ben E. King, Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller
  • Keyboards: Earl Grant
  • In 2016 it was estimated that the song Stand By Me has earned over 16 million in royalties for its three songwriters
  • Also recorded by Jay and the Americans (1962), Searchers (1963), Barbara Lewis (1964), Cassius Clay (1964), Otis Redding (1964), Kingsmen (1965), Little Eva (1965), Little Milton (1965), Walker Brothers (1967), New Scorpions (1966), Sonny and Cher (1967), Johnny “Hammond” Smith (1967), Fantastic Johnny C. (1968), Laurel Atkin (1969), Ruffin Brothers (1970), Johnny Adams (1976), John Lennon (1975), Ry Cooder (1976), Pink Project (1983), Mickey Gilley (1980), Syl Johnson (1978), Marc Bolan (1983), Turley Richards (1980), Salena Jones (1984), Demis Roussos (1984), Juke Joints (1989), Willy DeVille (1993), Pascal Comelade (1988), Carl Carlton (1985), Pennywise (1992), Les Forbans (1996), Gunther Neefs (1996), Tears for Fears w/Julian Lennon (1996), Bobby Womack (1999), Gene Neery (1998), Alley Cats (2000), Gene Clark (2002), El McMeen (2002), Big House (2003), P.J. Proby (2003), Tracy Chapman (2005), Aaron Neville (2006), Bobby Young Project (2007), Tornado (2008) and many others
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