“When the night has come
And the land is dark
And the moon is the only light we’ll see
No I won’t be afraid, no I won’t be afraid
Just as long as you stand, stand by me…”
from “Stand by me” by Ben E. King
Originally performed by Ben E. King
There have been over 400 recorded versions of “Stand by Me”, including versions by John Lennon, Lady GaGa, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, U2, Usher, Elton John and Prince Royce.