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Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - The Singles & Albums Collection

Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - The Singles & Albums Collection

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Frankie Lymon was just 14 years old when he burst onto the scene as leader of an R&B doowop group in the wake of the first flush of rock ‘n’ roll in the charts during the mid-50s, and the precociously talented teenager, already writing his own songs, made a huge impact on both sides of the Atlantic with his debut hit with The Teenagers Why Do Fools Fall In Love?

Born in Harlem, New York, in 1942 to Jeanette and Howard Lymon, his parents both sang in the gospel group The Harlemaires, while Frankie and his brothers Lewis and Howie sang with the Harlemaire. At 12 in 1954, Lymon heard a local doo-wop group known as the Coupe De Villes at a talent show.

He became friends with the lead singer, Herman Santiago, and he eventually became a member of the groups The Ermines and The Premiers. Dennis Jackson of Columbus, Georgia, was one of the main influences in Lymon's life. His personal donation of $500 helped start Lymon’s career.

That career was telescoped into a few short years, his hits drying up in 1960, and his career declining until his untimely demise in 1968 at the age of 25 from a drug overdose.

This 61-track set comprises the A-and B-sides of his singles with The Teenagers and as a solo artist on the Gee and Roulette labels during what was the primary era of his career, along with selected titles from the album At the London Palladium and the titles not otherwise released as singles from the album Rock ‘n’ Roll for Roulette.

It features all his 10 US pop and R&B hits, and his UK chart entries from these years, including the Top 10 hits Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Who Can Explain, Promise To Remember, The ABC’s Of Love, Baby Baby and Out In The Cold Again. His music represented a fascinating strand of pop/R&B which was a significant part of the musical zeitgeist of the era.


TRACKS

Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 Why Do Fools Fall In Love The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon
2 Please Be Mine The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon
3 I Want You To Be My Girl The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon
4 I'm Not A Know-It-All The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon
5 I Promise To Remember Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
6 Who Can Explain Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
7 The ABC's Of Love Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
8 Share Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
9 I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
10 Baby Baby Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
11 Teenage Love Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
12 Paper Castles Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
13 Am I Fooling Myself Again The Teenagers
14 Love Is A Clown The Teenagers
15 Miracle in the Rain Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
16 Out In The Cold Again Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
17 Goody Goody Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
18 Creation Of Love Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
19 Flip Flop The Teenagers
20 Everything To Me The Teenagers
21 I'm Not Too Young To Dream Frankie Lymon
22 Goody Good Girl Frankie Lymon
23 So Goes My Love Frankie Lymon
24 My Girl Frankie Lymon
25 It's Christmas Once Again Frankie Lymon
26 Little Girl Frankie Lymon
27 Footsteps Frankie Lymon
28 Thumb Thumb Frankie Lymon
29 Mama Don't Allow It Frankie Lymon
30 Portable On My Shoulder Frankie Lymon
31 Melinda Frankie Lymon
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 The Only Way To Love Frankie Lymon
2 No Matter What You've Done Frankie Lymon
3 Up Jumped A Rabbit Frankie Lymon
4 Before I Fall Asleep Frankie Lymon
5 What A Little Moonlight Can Do Frankie Lymon
6 Little Bitty Pretty One Frankie Lymon
7 Buzz, Buzz, Buzz Frankie Lymon
8 Waitin' In School Frankie Lymon
9 Jailhouse Rock Frankie Lymon
10 Silhouettes Frankie Lymon
11 Change Partners Frankie Lymon
12 So Young Frankie Lymon
13 I Put The Bomp Frankie Lymon
14 Young Frankie Lymon
15 Let's Fall In Love Frankie Lymon
16 So Goes My Love Frankie Lymon
17 Somebody Loves Me Frankie Lymon
18 Fools Rush In Frankie Lymon
19 You Were Only Fooling Frankie Lymon
20 My Baby Just Cares For Me Frankie Lymon
21 My Girl Frankie Lymon
22 Too Young Frankie Lymon
23 Yours (Quiéreme Mucho) Frankie Lymon
24 Goody Goody Frankie Lymon
25 Wake Up Little Susie Frankie Lymon
26 Next Time You See Me Frankie Lymon
27 Send For Me Frankie Lymon
28 It Hurts To Be In Love Frankie Lymon
29 Diana Frankie Lymon
30 Searchin' Frankie Lymon
31 Short Fat Fannie Frankie Lymon
  • Artist:
    Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
  • EAN:
    824046339821
  • Discs:
    2
  • FORMAT:
    CD
  • Release:
    October 2021
  • Product Code:
    ADDCD3398
  • Weight:
    0.12kg