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Stand By Me | Playing For Change | Song Around The World



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From the award-winning documentary, Playing For Change: Peace Through Music comes “Stand By Me,” the first of many Songs Around The World produced by Playing For Change. This Ben E. King classic features musicians around the world recorded by the Playing For Change team during their travels. This song continues to remind us that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people.

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Playing For Change (PFC) is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music, born from the shared belief that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people. The primary focus of PFC is to record and film musicians performing in their natural environments and combine their talents and cultural power in innovative videos called Songs Around The World. Creating these videos motivated PFC to form the Playing For Change Band—a tangible, traveling representation of its mission, featuring musicians met along their journey; and establish the Playing For Change Foundation—a separate 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to building music and art schools for children around the world. Through these efforts, Playing For Change aims to create hope and inspiration for the future of our planet.

To learn more about the work of the PFC Foundation, visit

Comments (35)

  1. Deus criou seres humanos incríveis. Sejam gratos a Deus por isso. Aceitem Jesus Cristo como salvador, aproveitem o melhor dessa terra. Amam mais, vivam mais o amor, sejam pacificadores e pratiquem o bem.

  2. Linda de mais essa musica! Fique do meu lado. Por favor querido fique do meu lado.💓💚💘💝💗

  3. beautiful, thank you 🙂

  4. Exquisita interpretación multicultural, expresión sin barreras de ningún tipo que llena hasta lo más profundo el alma.

  5. ฟังแล้วมีความสุขมากไปครับ😊😊😊

  6. This is music, just good and real music…..

  7. Brings tears to my eyes. Beautiful.

  8. Incredible. Much love. Very very much Love.

  9. waarom moet alles in het engels ? ik ben een Nederlandse vrouw van 74 en ik versta en schrijf geen woord engels

  10. Bir gun buranida Azeri ve Turkler feth edecek…

  11. ALL THE GOLD IN A THOUSAND HILLS CANT BUY THAT;) 🙂 🙂

  12. Once again we must remember!!!!
    John Lennon was the true for!!!

  13. Grande espetáculo . Música lindíssima e músicos fabulosos. Já os vi aqui no Facebook algumas vezes e fiquei encantada.
    Enfim, maravilhosos. São cantores de rua e fico pensando pq as boas gravadoras não os chamam. Absurdo!

  14. Three years without you… without someone…

  15. Muzyka to jezyk wszystkich zyjacych na tym swiecie,zeby tak politycy wspolnie mowili pewnie nie sluchaja i kochaja muzyki.

  16. Russia Moskov november 2018 is bytifol.👍👏

  17. blacks sings these songs best. their voice suits this song so much.
    before anyone call me racist i am myself Brown.
    and i dont care if you hate me cuz I LOVE EVERYBODY & A person's character depends on his heart and upbringing and not on his colour

  18. Brasil! Lindo e maravilhoso!

  19. Beautiful!!! music,love and good hearth combined.

  20. 12 mil filhos da puta frustrados deram deslike

  21. Я первый раз услышал эту песню в исполнении Джона Леннона, потом слушал оригинал. Сегодня я послушал как поет народ.Браво!!!

  22. This song will always inspire humanity to raise its consciousness. I am grateful for Ben E King's (& the Drifters) original recording.

  23. Omg this was real good and strong

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