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Listen To “Stand By Me Like” You’ve Never Heard Before. One Song Sang Around The World.

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Mandyhttps://www.inspire52.com
Co-Founder of Inspire52. A writer, musician, content creator, and data analyst at heart.
Playing For Change is a movement created in 2002 by co-founders, Mark Johnson and Whitney Kroenke, to inspire and connect the world through music. This musical journey resulted in the award-winning documentary, “A Cinematic Discovery of Street Musicians.”

In 2005, Mark Johnson was walking in Santa Monica, California, when he heard the voice of Roger Ridley singing “Stand By Me.” Roger had so much soul and conviction in his voice, and Mark approached him about performing “Stand By Me” as a Song Around the World. Roger agreed, and when Mark returned with recording equipment and cameras he asked Roger, “With a voice like yours, why are you singing on the streets?” Roger replied, “Man I’m in the Joy business, I come out to be with the people.” Ever since that day the Playing For Change crew has traveled the world recording and filming musicians, creating Songs Around the World, and building a global family.

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