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Songs Around the World

Playing for Change

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Playing for Change

This is great. Their take on Ben E King's Stand By Me is excellent. Its music that generates people into giving and loving instead of being stuck in grey all the time. Check out the website and the film clips you will appreciate this album and the making of the music more as it is not done by one artist but many from different parts of Earth and from different backgrounds and cultures. Love it especially Stand By Me and Better Man

Nice Songs!

Lets play this for changing the world.


Genre: Pop

Years Active: '00s, '10s

A multi-media charity art project, Playing for Change was created in 2004 by producer/engineers Mark Johnson and Enzo Buono. Hoping to break down musical and social barriers and promote a peaceful worldview, the duo traveled around the globe recording street musicians playing the same songs with the idea of creating a pastiche of the recordings. The project's first single, a cover of Ben E. King's classic "Stand by Me," featuring the Santa Monica street performer Roger Ridely, became a YouTube sensation....
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