Young World (song)

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"Young World"
Single by Ricky Nelson
B-side "Summertime"
Released February 24, 1962
Genre Ballad
Length 2:23
Label Imperial Records 5805
Writer(s) Jerry Fuller
Ricky Nelson singles chronology
"A Wonder Like You"/"Everlovin'"
"Young World"
"Teen Age Idol"

"Young World" is a song written by Jerry Fuller and performed by Ricky Nelson and released as a single in 1962. It reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.[1] The song also reached #19 in the UK.[2]

The personnel on "Young World" included The Wrecking Crew guitarist Glen Campbell and Nelson session regular James Burton on lead guitar and Joe Osborn on bass with Ritchie Frost on drums and Jim Pierce on piano.


  1. ^ Allmusic Ricky Nelson chart history
  2. ^ Ricky Nelson, "Young World" Chart Positions Retrieved April 9, 2014