Oh Very Young
|"Oh Very Young"|
Cat Stevens in 1972
|Song by Cat Stevens from the album Buddha and the Chocolate Box|
|Genre||Folk rock, pop rock|
|Producer||Paul Samwell-Smith, Cat Stevens|
|All Music Guide||link|
"Oh Very Young" is a song composed by Cat Stevens. It was released on his 1974 album Buddha and the Chocolate Box, as well as several later "Best of..." and "Greatest Hits" albums. This song that poses a question asked by future generations reached number 10 in the U.S. charts.
Suzanne Lynch worked as a session musician until she became a regular part of Cat Stevens' vocal group and appeared on several of his albums. The first song Lynch did for Stevens was "Oh Very Young" in which she sang the solo line and the haunting background melody.
- "Cat Stevens "Oh Very Young"". AllMusic.com. 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
- "‘Oh Very Young’ by Cat Stevens peaks at #10 in USA 40 years ago today (June 1 1974)". RetroNewser. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-28.
- "Susanne Lynch – History". Retrieved 2013-06-24.
- Full lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics – Licensed lyrics provider through Gracenote – Quote from MetroLyrics article: "Royalties are paid on displayed lyrics and are handled through Gracenote. In January 2013, LyricFind acquired Gracenote's lyrics licensing business, merging it in with their own." MetroLyrics has been 100% compensational to artists since 2008:
- Plambeck, Joseph (9 May 2010). "Lyrics Sites at Center of Fight Over Royalties". Retrieved 2014-06-19.