1968: Be Young Be Foolish Be Happy By The Tams

Composed by Ray Whitley and J R Cobb. First performed by The Sensational Epics in 1967. The Tams released their version in 1968. It reached No.61 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and No.26 on Billboard Best Selling Rhythm & Blues Singles (now Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Songs) Chart in the USA. The song was reissued in 1970, peaking at No.32 on the UK Singles Chart. English pop singer ‘Sonia’ recorded the song in 1991. https://www.youtube.com/beyoungbefoolish/sonia.