Too Young

December 2, 2018 at 3:16 pm Leave a comment

“Too Young” was written by Sidney Lippman, with lyrics by Sylvia Dee. It was published in 1951.  The best-known version of the song was recorded and released by Nat King Cole that same year. It was a million-selling record and reached the #1 position on the Billboard chart, staying at #1 for 5 weeks and altogether on the Best Seller chart for 29 weeks.

In 1972, a 14-year-old Donny Osmond had an international hit with the song; it peaked at #13 in the USA that year.

I was inspired to arrange the song after hearing a beautiful 1974 rendition by guitar great Nokie Edwards. My version does not attempt to recreate his, but is more in a Duane Eddy style.

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Entry filed under: bass guitar, Classic Rock, Garage Rock, Guitar, Instrumental Rock, Music, Nokie Edwards, Oldies, Pro Tools, Rock, Sibelius, Video, Vintage Instrumentals.

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