Stand by Me

Stand by Me by Ben E. King was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, February 21, 1987 spending 3 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Ben E. King recorded this shortly after leaving The Drifters in 1960. It gave him a solid reputation as a solo artist. This was used in the 1986 movie of the same name starring River Phoenix. According to BMI, this was the fourth most-played track of the 20th Century on American radio and TV.

Stand by Me FAQs

Who sang Stand by Me?

Stand by Me was performed by Ben E. King

What year did Stand by Me get to the UK number 1 spot?

Stand by Me first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, February 21, 1987

How long was Stand by Me at number 1 in the UK?

Stand by Me spent 3 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.