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The best of Frankie Lymon and the teenagers

Frankie Lymon (performer), The Teenagers (performer)

The best of Frankie Lymon and the teenagers

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Title
The best of Frankie Lymon and the teenagers
Performer
Frankie Lymon 1942-1968 The Teenagers
Publisher
EMI, 1990
1 cd
EAN
0077779344321
Placing suggestion
63 - Amusement: Engels (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Frankie Lymon

Franklin Joseph Lymon (September 30, 1942 – February 27, 1968) was an American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, best known as the boy soprano lead singer of the New York City-based early rock and roll group The Teenagers. The group was composed of five boys, all in their early to mid-teens. The original lineup of the Teenagers, an integrated group, included three African-American members, Frankie Lymon, Jimmy Merchant, and Sherman Garnes; and two Puerto Rican members, Joe Negroni and Herman Santiago. The Teenagers' first single, 1956's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love", was also their biggest hit. After Lymon went solo in mid-1957, both his career and that of the Teenagers fell into decline. He was found dead at the age of 25 on the floor of his grandmother's bathroom from a heroin overdose. His life was dramatized in the 1998 film Why Do Fools Fall In Love.

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