Young@Heart (also Young@Heart Chorus) is an entertainment group created by and for the elderly, comprised at present of people at least 70 years of age. Diamond Lillian Aubrey who performed with the first two European tours performed Manfred Mann's "Doo Wah Diddy". We're proud to release our new quarantine video, featuring the Young@Heart Chorus with members of the Chicago Children's Choir (CCC) and the Young@Heart Band. Young@Heart - A Change Is Gonna Come feat. The cancellation of both annual benefit concerts has led to a loss close to $100,000. Bob Cilman currently directs the chorus. The result was Boola Boola Bimini Bop. In early 1984 Eileen Hall, Warren Clark, and Ralph Intorcio joined the group. Young@Heart (also Young@Heart Chorus) is an entertainment group created by and for the elderly, comprised at present of people at least 70 years of age. "Young@Heart" redirects here. [Verse 4] B7 /9 B7 B7 /9 B7 And if you should survive to a hundred and five, B7 /9 B7 E Em Look at all you'll derive out of being alive. These two shows were the first of many collaborations created with different arts groups in town. [Verse 3] A A9 A AM7 Don't you know that it's worth ev'ry treasure on earth A7 Bm7-5 E7 To be young at heart; E7 Bm7-5 E7 E7+5 For as rich as you are, it's much better by far A To be young at heart. Warren took on the persona of Sophie Tucker and Ralph did a send-up of Carol Channing's "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend". They are particularly noted for their unconventional covers of rock, punk, and other modern pop music songs. For the documentary film, see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Rockin' With Young@Heart Chorus: From The Mouths Of Elderly, Outkast Tunes", "Forever Young at Heart Chorus DVD movie", "Young at Heart Chorus: 'They Don't Expect Us to Sing Rock, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Young@Heart_Chorus&oldid=965052155, Cleanup tagged articles without a reason field from June 2010, Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from June 2010, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 June 2020, at 03:33. He was 83.. , Group member Fred Knittle, who sang Coldplay's Fix You in the film and was a frequent source of comic relief, died January 1, 2009, after a short battle with cancer. We performed with CCC back in May 2019 at the Academy of Music The… In 1996 Young@Heart's chorus performed in Rotterdam and did twelve more tours in Europe, Australia and Canada between 1997 and 2004. a re-telling of the French Revolution using Frank Sinatra's songs. One had fought in the Battle of the Somme as a 16-year-old and another, Anna Main, a stand-up comic, lost her husband in the First World War. Some have prior professional theater or music experience, others have performed at amateur level, and some have no experience whatsoever. Produced by Barbara Allen of Wildrose Productions, the film chronicled the early years of the chorus. His two daughters, Stella and Eva Cilman, attended Reed College and live in Portland, Oregon. For years, Young@Heart has counted on the generosity of our fans. In 1994 they created "Flaming Saddles" alongside the Pioneer Valley Gay Men's Chorus. Some have prior professional theater or music experience, others have performed at amateur level, and some have no experience whatsoever. Though we try not to ask too often, we are coming to you now because we find ourselves at a crossroads. A feature-length version of the documentary was released in April 2008 by Fox Searchlight Pictures. They are particularly noted for their unconventional covers of rock, punk, and other modern pop music songs. , A documentary film about the chorus appeared on Britain's Channel 4 in 2007. Warren and Ralph did female impersonations. They joined with a group of Latino breakdancers from a local housing project. Our income and financial security have taken a serious hit from the pandemic. Eileen, originally from London brought an array of different routines, including strip, mime and the song "Nobody Loves a Fairy When She's...Ninety". A few others included "Oh No a Condo" in 1988, with Cambodian folk artists and punk rockers; in 1991 Louis Lou I – A Revolting Musical, Chicago Children's Choir , The first documentary film about the Young@Heart chorus, Forever Young at Heart, premiered at the Northampton Film Festival in Northampton, Massachusetts—the group's hometown—in 2000. Main stayed with the group until she was 100 years old. In later years she appeared "on stage" via video, performing the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want".. The first group included elders who lived through both World Wars. , Founded in 1982 in Northampton, Massachusetts by Bob Cilman, the members all lived in an elderly housing project, The Walter Salvo House.