Legendary Tracy Chapman Paralyzes the Crowd With Awe as She Sings Chilling Version of This Classic

Some artists touch your life like no other. Their creation is just so powerful that it impacts you in ways you can’t even think of. Moreover, when the artist passes away, it feels like an era has ended. However, their gift remains forever. Likewise, soul singer Ben E King left this Earth in 2015. But his classics continue to exist through people who cherish his art.

When icon Tracy Chapman was given an invite to the Late Show with David Letterman, she decided to perform a tribute to one of her biggest idols. American singer Ben E King has touched the lives of many, including the incredible “Fast Car” singer. So, she gave a heartfelt performance of his most significant hit, “Stand By Me.” And it is just haunting.

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Alone with her guitar, the multi-platinum recording artist goes to the dark-lit stage and starts strumming. Her unique voice suits the classic song perfectly. But wait till she reaches the chorus! Her vocals shine in this part, and the emotions just come rushing in. Moreover, she gets teary-eyed amid emotional performance. I’m sure the music legend would be so proud of this incredible rendition. Watch it below:

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