It's Great to Be Young (album)

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It's Great to be Young
James Young It's Great to Be Young.jpg
Live album by James Young
Released 1968
Recorded 1968, At the Ulster Group Theatre
Genre Comedy
Length 54:36
Label Emerald Music
Producer Peter Lloyd
James Young chronology
Young and Foolish
(1967)Young and Foolish1967
It's Great to be Young
James Young's 4th
(1969)James Young's 4th1969

It's Great to be Young is the third comedy album released by Northern Irish comedian and actor James Young.

The album cover features a picture taken by Stanley Matchett of Young in drag seated on a bench in the grounds of the City Hall, Belfast. The back cover features sleeve notes by Young.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. Meet James Young - 6:54
  2. Carpenter Crimmond - 4:03
  3. Living in Hope - 6:59
  4. The Ould Blackman - 2:38
  5. Romeo And Juliet - 11:22

Side 2[edit]

  1. The Chambermaid - 13:22
  2. The Feud - 7:21
  3. At The Labour Exchange - 2:40
  4. The Critic - 5:25


Emerald Music re-released the album in 1999 in a four-disc boxset to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Young's death. The album was boxed with three of Young's other comedy albums (Young at Heart, James Young Sings Ulster Party Pieces and James Young's 4th). The album was marketed as James Young: Ireland's Greatest Comic Legend Volume 2.[1]


  1. ^ "James Young - Vol 2 Box Set (4 Album Box Gift Set)". Emerald Music Online. Archived from the original on 27 April 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2011.