Stand by me – level 3

07/04/2011 23:55

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

Ben E. King was born on September 28, 1938 in North Carolina. He grew up in Harlem, New York. He joined his first band in 1958. He had a lot of problems with the manager over contracts and salaries. He decided to have a solo career. He had a couple of hits but his big moment came in 1961 with the song Stand by me. Since then he has been a very successful singer with more than 20 top radio hits. 

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