Ric Cartey co-wrote "Young Love" in 1956, but failed to chart with the song himself. However, three others hit #1 with it. Donny Osmond topped the charts in England in 1973. Sonny James' version, the one I'm most familiar with, topped the country charts.
Actor Tab Hunter also hit #1, but on the Hot 100, in 1957. Here's his version, as performed on The Perry Como Show:
In memory of Hunter, who passed away on Sunday.