Stand by Me Lyrics

Ben E. KingThe Countdown Singers


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, IMAGEM U.S. LLC, BELINDA ABERBACH STEVENSON AGAR REVOCABLE TRUST
writers: Ben King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
album: Track 1 in album Don’t Play That Song!
release date: 1962
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length: 2:58
lead vocals: Ben E. King
composer: Ben E. King, Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber
lyricist: Ben E. King, Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber

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When the night is cold
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

And darlin', darlin', stand by me, oh now now stand by me
Stand by me, stand by me

If the sky that we look upon
Should tumble and fall
And the mountains should crumble to the sea
I won't cry, I won't cry, no I won't shed a tear
Just as long as you stand, stand by me

And darlin', darlin', stand by me, oh stand by me
Stand by me, stand by me, stand by me, yeah

Whenever you're in trouble won't you stand by me, oh now now stand by me
Oh stand by me, stand by me, stand by me

Darlin', darlin', stand by me, stand by me
Oh stand by me, stand by me, stand by me


Thanks to Chaim Ingram for the correction

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
  • 2 Ecstasty
  • 3 On the Horizon
  • 4 Show Me the Way
  • 5 Here Comes the Night
  • 6 First Taste of Love
  • 7 Stand by Me
  • 8 Yes
  • 9 Young Boy Blues
  • 10 The Hermit of Misty Mountain
  • 11 I Promise Love
  • 12 Brace Yourself