Stand by me – level 2

07/04/2011 23:54

Today we play for you another beautiful song.  It was written by Ben E. King in 1961 and it was a great hit all over the world.

Ben E. King was born on September 28, 1938 in North Carolina. But he lived his life in Harlem, New York. He started to play with his first band in 1958. He had a lot of problems with the manager. His salary wasn’t good for him. He wanted to play solo. He started to play solo in 1960. He had some hits but his big moment came in 1961 with the song Stand by me. From this moment people knew him. He had more than 20 top radio hits. 

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