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Stand By Me

Singer-songwriter Ben E King talks about writing the classic song, and others reflect on its lasting emotional power. From July 2004.

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Why Sam Cooke's 'A Change Is Gonna Come' became a Civil Rights anthem

Why Sam Cooke's 'A Change Is Gonna Come' became a Civil Rights anthem

Watch the animation - Professor Mary King describes how the song became a symbol of hope.

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