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Ben E. King

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I still think my whole career was accidental. I didn't pursue it. I feel like I'm cheating sometimes.

— Ben E. King

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And, because there was an honesty about all that was going on. It connected with the people in the street.

— Ben E. King

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At that time, we were in charge. We didn't ask. We just did. We just did what was in our heart.

— Ben E. King

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I do a lot of Vegas work and work with the comedians.

— Ben E. King

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I do like what Alicia Keys and John Legend are doing. With their music, you keep your clothes on.

— Ben E. King

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I never even visualized for a second doing what I'm doing.

— Ben E. King

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It doesn't take me long to write songs.

— Ben E. King

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It never dawned on me at any particular time of my life that people are paid tremendous money to sing.

— Ben E. King

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It would probably take me an hour to two to write it down, get the feel of it, and that's with quite a few changes. It's not really a hard thing for me to do.

— Ben E. King

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Many times I've gone on tours with Paul Anka. He would have someone sitting behind him to keep people from even talking to him. You were almost in a little restricted area there.

— Ben E. King

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"Stand by Me" "There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem" were named as three of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll and were all given a Grammy Hall of Fame Award as well as "Save The Last Dance For Me. On March 27 2012 the Songwriters Hall of Fame announced that "Stand By Me" would receive its 2012 Towering Song Award and that King would be honored with the 2012 Towering Performance Award for his recording of the song. He also sang lead on a succession of hits by the team of Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman including "Save the Last Dance for Me" "This Magic Moment" and "I Count the Tears.

Benjamin Earl Nelson (born September 28 1938) better known as Ben E. Top 10 hit in both 1961 and later in 1986 (when it was used as the theme to the film of the same name) and a #1 hit in the UK in 1987 and as one of the principal lead singers of the R&B vocal group The Drifters.

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