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Foolish Little Girl (song)

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Released  March 1963
Length  2:19
Genre  R&B
Label  Scepter Records 1248
B-side  "Not For All the Money in the World"
Writer(s)  Helen Miller, Howard Greenfield

"Foolish Little Girl" is a song written by Helen Miller and Howard Greenfield and performed by The Shirelles. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, #9 on the R&B chart, and #38 on the UK Singles Chart in 1963. The song appeared on their 1963 album, Foolish Little Girl.


The song was ranked #57 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1963.

Other versions

  • Jin sampled the song on his song "Foolish Little Girls" from his 2005 album, The Emcee's Properganda.
  • Dionne Bromfield released a version on her 2009 album, Introducing Dionne Bromfield.
  • In media

  • The song was used in Act II in the 2009 jukebox musical, Baby It's You!.
  • The Shirelles' version

  • Lead vocals by Shirley Owens and Beverly Lee
  • Spoken intro by Doris Coley
  • Backing vocals by Addie "Micki" Harris, Doris Coley, and Beverly Lee
  • References

    Foolish Little Girl (song) Wikipedia

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