When the night has come

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

 

Darling, darling 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,

Or 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

 

Darling, darling stand by me

Oh, now, now, stand by me

Stand by me, stand by me

 

Whenever you’re in trouble

Won’t you stand by me

Oh, now, now, stand by me

Stand by me, stand by me

 

Darling, darling, stand by me

Oh, now, now, stand by me

Stand by me, stand by me

 

Whenever you’re in trouble

Won’t you stand by me

Oh, now, now, stand by me

Stand by me, stand by me

 

Darling, darling, stand by me

Oh, now, now, stand by me

Stand by me, stand by me

 

Songwriters: Ben King / Jerry Leiber / Mike Stoller

Stand By Me lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Belinda Aberbach Stevenson Agar Revocable Trust, Raleigh Music Publishing

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