A great collection of classics!
The following song tracks were featured in Stand By Me
:Track names in Bold are linked to a Soundtrack release.Everyday - Buddy HollyLet The Good Times Roll - Shirley/LeeCome Go With Me - Del VikingsWhispering Bells - Del VikingsGet A Job - SilhouettesLollipop - ChordettesYakety Yak - CoastersGreat Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee LewisMr. Lee - BobbettesStand By Me - Ben E. KingBallad of Paladin - Marty RobbinsAre We Missing Any?Song Trivia
The song "Stand by Me" was rereleased when the film came out & went straight to #1 on the top 40 charts like it did when it was first released. Other songs like "Book of Love," "Everyday," "Mr. Lee," "Lollipop," "Yakkety Yak" & "Let the Good Times Roll" were also re-released on top 40 radio stations. -Thanks to Stephanie
All four of the boys were given a tape of the soundtrack to be used in the movie before filming. Rob Reiner hoped that by listening to the soundtrack filled with old classics that the boys would get into their character more. -Thanks to VictoriaAdd some more trivia about the songs used in Stand By Me
The four friends embark on their adventure