“Stand by Me”, originally composed and sung by Ben E. King, is one of the most recognizable tunes of the century. It has over 400 recorded versions, from everyone including John Lennon to Otis Redding releasing their versions of this memorable song. In 2015, it was also inducted into the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress.
The version in this video is one of the most unique versions ever. Musicians from all over the world have lent their talents into making this amazing cover. This was made possible by playingforchange.org, which reaches out to communities around the world and provides children with music and art education. Since their humble beginnings in 2005, they have become a global sensation. Since music is so universal, it’s no surprise to see them become a global sensation!
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