#-----## YOU'RE SIXTEEN (Bobby and Dick Sherman; later performed by Ringo Starr.) [8] In January 1974, the song, taken from the album Ringo, hit number one. YOU'RE SIXTEEN (Bobby and Dick Sherman; later performed by Ringo Starr.) Johnny Burnette. Reply; 1 vote. The personnel on the Johnny Burnette version included: Ringo Starr's version was released as a single in the United States[nb 1] on December 3, 1973, and in the UK[nb 2] on February 8, 1974. 0 votes. The ending featured Starr singing the chorus from Clarence "Frogman" Henry's hit song "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do" before breaking into a chorus of "What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor?" Wow, very creepy! Play track Forget Him. This horrific song makes "You're 16" and "Little Girls" seem quite tame: dumangl, Jun 19, 2020 #61. An instrumental version of the song is used in the 1987 film Some Kind of Wonderful, where the older generation dances to the tune until a group of motorcyclists arrive, interrupting the reception with their own younger generation tune. (mine, all mine, mine, mine) You're my baby, you're my pet, We fell in love on the night we met. The protagonist is probably that age too. The song title has been the subject of musical parody by various performers, from Australian punk rock band Frenzal Rhomb's "She's Sixty, She's Beautiful and She's Mine" to Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly's "You're 39, You're Beautiful and You're Mine". Watch: New Singing Lesson Videos Can Make Anyone A Great Singer Ooh, you come on like a dream Peaches and cream Lips like strawberry wine You're sixteen You're beautiful and you're mine You're all ribbons and curls Oh, what a girl! You're Sixteen Lyrics: ! Oh God. You’re sixteen, you’re beautiful and you’re mine. Become A Better Singer In Only 30 Days, With Easy Video Lessons! [14F] THERE IS TWO OF US :O We come in a package of two! And You're Mine): Jonnny Burnette (1960) ' Ringo Starr (1973) Let's allow the Sherman Brothers-penned lyrics do all the talking: You're my baby, you're my pet. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. ... Not only creepy, but, sounds like somone's ripping-off Men Without Hat's "The Safety Dance"! The song title has been the subject of musical parody by various performers, from Australian punk rock band Frenzal Rhomb's "She's Sixty, She's Beautiful and She's Mine" to Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly's "You're 39, You're Beautiful and You're Mine". For a pretty long time now i couldn't help but notice that in allot of lyrics from a whole lot of different classic rock artists u can hear lyrics about little girls and like that title says, sometimes in a creepy … The lyrics are directly stalker-y, and it must be hard for the disco kings to argue about the undeniably creepy, “I had to follow you though you did not want me to.” 3. 1 singles to feature a 'kazoo-sound' solo. "[9] Starr's version remains one of the few No. In Ringo's version, the melody and the chords were different in the bridge section, which led to a minor key, while the original version used only major keys. That it is there any way that he's ever going to be if she's been doing this since he was seven and now we sixteen. Play track Well I Ask You. Good artist. A reference to "You're Sixteen" is made in the title of Cold Chisel's EP You're Thirteen, You're Beautiful, and You're Mine. Although McCartney is credited on the liner notes of the album Ringo as having played the solo on a kazoo, reviewer Michael Verity has quoted the song's producer Richard Perry as revealing that it wasn't actually a kazoo: "In fact, the solo on ‘You’re Sixteen,’ which sounds like a kazoo or something, was Paul singing very spontaneously as we played that track back, so he’s singing the solo on that. Feel every nerve fire through your body when you share your first kiss. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar in C Major. Although it would seem a lot creepier if he was still doing this in concert with his All-Starrs, now that he's in his 70's. xfilian Forum Resident. You’re sixteen, you’re beautiful and you’re mine (mine, all mine) That’s a little unconventional. “You’re Sixteen” became a top ten his in 1960 for rockabilly singer Johnny Burnette, who was 26 at the time (still a little creepy). 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Neil Sedaka - Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen (Rigid Digit adds "One from the man who started Madchester by recording at Strawberry Studios.") #-----PLEASE NOTE-----# # This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the # # song. Here's a 774. "You're Sixteen, You're Beautiful, and You're Mine," Johnny Burnette (1960) Okay, I'll admit that this one is more a matter of contextual creepiness based on the passage of time. You're my baby, you're my pet We fell in love on the night we met You touched my hand, my heart went pop Ooh, when we kissed I could not stop. A reference to "You're Sixteen" is made in the title of Cold Chisel's EP You're Thirteen, Yo… You're sixteen, you're beautiful, and you're mine. Come on, the guy was in his 30's when he recorded this. YOU'RE SIXTEEN - A great #1 song from Ringo Starr's 1973 album RINGO. Frobozky Forum Resident. chingbling 3 Feb 2012, 4:29pm He always sounds good. Can't think of many of his that I don't like. 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