Message from discussion Speaking of Birthdays...
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On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 21:35:38 -0500, espon...@webtv.net (F R) wrote:
>16 seems to be the magic number.
>CB---Sweet Little 16
>Sedaka---Happy Birthday Sweet 16
>The Crests---16 Candles
>Naming perhaps the 4 most famous.
>Teen-age girls have had Sweet 16 parties forever, but for a boy, 16 is
>just another number.
Not for me. I got my driver's license at 16
>The only significant teen birthdays for boys are 13 if you're Jewish and
>18 when we became draft eligible.
>Were there a specific age that boys were commemorated in song? "Happy
>Happy Birthday Baby" by the Tune Weavers comes to mind but it does not
>specify a particular age.