THE STUDENTS–“I’M SO YOUNG”–“EVERYDAY OF THE WEEK”

JOE T'S SODA SHOP (JOE TROIANO'S BLOG)

Hello,  The Students were a vocal group from Cincinnati, Ohio.  The original members of  The Students were Leroy King-lead, Dorsey Porter, Roy Ford, John Bolden, Richard Johnson and Ralph Byrd.  Their recordings were backed by the Jimmy Coe band which included guitar great, Wes Montgomery.  The groups hits,  I’M SO YOUNG  and EVERYDAY OF THE WEEK  were written by William H. “Prez’ Tyus.  He gave the songs to a local group called the D’Italians.  They were signed by Chess Records and changed their name to The Students.

On May 29, 1961  The Students charted their only national hit record,  I’M SO YOUNG  on Argo Records.  The single became a big R&B hit on the Billboard R&B singles chart, as it reached #26.  The flip side of the single is another great doo-wop favorite…EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK, it failed to chart but became a favorite with their fans and radio DJ’s…

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