|Single by The Critters|
|from the album Younger Girl|
"Younger Girl" is a song written by John Sebastian and originally recorded by his band, The Lovin' Spoonful, for their 1965 debut album Do You Believe in Magic. The song is basically Prison Wall Blues (1930) by Cannon's Jug Stompers, with a few lyrical changes. The American pop group, The Critters, covered the song and released it as a single in 1966. It reached number 38 on the UK Singles Chart. The song also was recorded by the West-coast studio group and surf act The Hondells and released on 45 (Mercury 72562) in 1966. The song made it up to #42 in the Hot 100.