Ed Sheeran & Ben Kweller Cover 'Stand By Me' in Concert: Watch

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Ed Sheeran and his tour opener Ben Kweller treated a Salt Lake City audience with a tribute to the late singer Ben E. King Tuesday night, covering his beloved hit "Stand by Me." 

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"You all know the words to this," said Sheeran after welcoming Kweller onstage. "You will sing it, you will clap, you will dance, this will be fun." 

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In their rendition, the two acoustic guitar-slingers traded verses back-and-forth and, as Rolling Stone points out, even dipped into Sean Kingston's "Stand By Me"-sampling hit "Beautiful Girls" from 2007. 

King died three weeks ago at the age of 76

Watch it here:


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