FlinterFile: The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett- Young Girl

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In 1968, there was an American band which sold more singles in the US than the Beatles. The writer of the song, Jerry Fuller, wrote Traveling Man for Ricky Nelson and had discovered the band, when they still played in bars. He wrote the song to warn a lover of an underage girl, to try to resist her charms. He had his inspiration from the touring, where he saw that you mostly could not tell a 14 year old from a 20 year old. The band recorded the song and had a number 1 hit with it in the UK and a number 2 hit in the US. Enjoy

The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett- Young Girl

Posted on August 31, 2015, in 1960-1969, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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