Born Too Late (song)

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"Born Too Late"
Single by The Poni-Tails
B-side "Come On Joey Dance with Me"
Released June 23, 1958
Genre Doo Wop
Length 2:17
Label ABC-Paramount Records 9934
Writer(s) Charles Strouse, Fred Tobias
The Poni-Tails singles chronology
"It's Just My Luck to Be Fifteen"
"Born Too Late"
"Seven Minutes in Heaven"

"Born Too Late" is a song written by Charles Strouse and Fred Tobias and performed by The Poni-Tails. The song reached #5 on the UK Singles Chart, #7 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #11 on the R&B chart in 1958.[1]

The song was arranged by O.B. Masingill.[2]

In media[edit]

The song was featured in the 1973 movie, That'll Be the Day.[3]


  1. ^ The Poni-Tails, "Born Too Late" Chart Positions Retrieved January 25, 2014
  2. ^ The Poni-Tails, "Born Too Late" single release Retrieved January 25, 2014
  3. ^ That'll Be The Day Soundtrack Retrieved January 25, 2014