Frankie Lymon (1942-1968) as well as the Teens were a fresh York doo wop group comprising Joe Negroni, Herman Santiago, Jimmy Vendor, and Sherman Garnes, but centered round the extraordinary skills of their business lead vocalist, 13-year-old Frankie Lymon. Lymon was acknowledged with their 1st big strike, “Why Perform Fools Fall in Like” (in the first ’90s, a federal government judge ruled following a extended trial that Lymon hadn’t created “Why Perform Fools Fall in Like” — another person in the Teens experienced). His wise-beyond-his-years vocal and carrying out abilities not merely produced the Teens a group many notches above your competition but produced Lymon the very first dark teenage pop celebrity. Though only collectively for a short 18-month period, Lymon & the Teens exerted a massive influence, spawning many “child” vocal organizations and providing preliminary motivation to Berry Gordy to model his whole Motown production strategy around Lymon’s initial vocal design. Inexplicably, the group put into two factions in the height of the achievement, and neither experienced a hit once again. Lymon passed away from a medication overdose at age group 26. Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Len Barry, and his primary protégé, Michael Jackson (whose early recordings using the Jackson 5 are digital re-creations of the first Lymon sound, simply up to date) all display the impact of Frankie Lymon & the Teens’ groundbreaking function.
Full Name Frankie Lymon
Died February 27, 1968, Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Music Songs Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Goody Goody, Little Bitty Pretty One, It's Christmas Once Again, The ABC's of Love, Tears On My Pillow, Creation Of Love, Teenage Love, Thumb Thumb, So Goes My Love, I'm Not A Know It All, I'm so Happy, The Only Way To Love, I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent, It Hurts To Be In Love, Love Is The Thing, Baby, Baby, Buzz, Buzz, Buzz, Miracle in the Rain, Mama Don't Allow It, Short Fat Fannie, Let's Fall in Love, Paper Castles, I Put The Bomp, Love Put Me Out Of My Head, Am I Fooling Myself Again?, Out in the Cold Again, Juvenile Delinquent, Goody Good Girl, Everything to Me, Portable On My Shoulder, I Promise To Remember
Albums At The London Palladium (Live), I'm Not a Juvenile Delingquent, Not Too Young To Dream - Undiscovered Rarities, Frankie's Greatest Hits, The Teenagers Featuring Frankie Lymon, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, Love Is the Thing, Vol. 1, Over The Rainbow, The Collection 1955-1962, I'm Yours, Songs, The Diamond Collection (Original Recordings), Love Is in the Air, Vol. 1, Yours, Rock 'n' Roll, The A-Z Collection: Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, The Teenage Years of Frankie Lymon, I Love Music - Only Original Recondings, Goody Goody, Rock 'N Roll, Teenage Love, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Vol. 2, Teenage Heaven, Vol. 6, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Vol. 4, Classic Tracks, Precious (Original Recordings), Their Greatest Recordings, I Want You to Be My Girl, The Abc's of Love, Looking Back, Volume 2, Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Vol. 1, The Singles, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, Creation Of Love, Vol. 1, The Extended Play Collection - Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Vol. 2, The Teenagers, Vol. 4 (Mono Version), Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers, Blue Moon, Vol. 2, The Rock & Roll Originals: Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Vol. 3, Have You Heard of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Vol. 3, Who Can Explain, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, Love Is the Thing, Vol. 3, Paper Castles, Vol. 3, Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers Vol. 2, Some Greats of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Vol. 1, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Vol. 1, Six Play: Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - EP, Have You Heard of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Vol. 6, Slow Motion, Rock & Roll With Frankie Lymon, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Vol. 3, Love Tunes, Vol. 2, Some Greats of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Vol. 2
Movies Rock, Rock, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll Jukebox, Shadows and Light
TV Shows The Big Beat
Following his untimely death, he was interred at Saint Raymond's Cemetery in The Bronx, New York City.
Inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame (as a member of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) in 2000.
He was posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 1, 1994.
In January 1968, Ebony magazine ran a profile of Lymon, "Comeback of a Child Star", describing Lymon's battle with drugs and his hopes after a 33-day hospital stay for treatment. The article mentions no marriages and no wives.