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Stand By Me Father

on Sam Cooke's The SAR Records Story

Lyrics

Oh, Father You've been my friend
Now that I'm in trouble
Stand by me to the end, oh, oh
I want You to stand by, stand by
full lyrics
Oh, Father You've been my friend
Now that I'm in trouble
Stand by me to the end, oh, oh
I want You to stand by, stand by
full lyrics

Features of This Track

gospel roots
r & b influences
rock & roll influences
a subtle use of vocal counterpoint
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mild rhythmic syncopation
a twelve-eight time signature
interweaving vocal harmony
intricate melodic phrasing
mixed minor & major key tonality
electric guitar riffs
a dynamic male vocalist
romantic lyrics
triple note feel

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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When you talk about greatness Sam Cooke has to be at top
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Help me father
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I love this song
By Sam Cooke, my mom loved him everything he song at that.
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Is that Johnny Taylor singing lead?
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I believe in Sam.
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You don't have to believe to be moved by music like this. Or maybe you do believe and just don't know it.

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