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Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers - Why Do Fools Fall In Love

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Published on Jan 19, 2006

This is a live performance from The Frankie Laine show which aired in 1956. It is their first national television broadcast.

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Master Prophet
Frankie Lymon was my father's best friend. But they never put my father in the movie about Frankie. So much for Hollywood's docu-drama accuracy.
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Marseille Bonafe-Mello
"I gotta make my money before my voice changes" haha
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MrBabyD095
I thought it was a woman singing when I first heard this on mafia 2 lol
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Larry McLennan
Listening to this music, I'm a teenager again. My wife once criticized me for "living in the past" for loving this music. I then asked her what kind of music she liked and she replied Beethoven & Mozart and I replied "And I'm the guy living in the past???"
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dynomitekid100
Beautiful song. These kids acted like true gentlemen. Even Frankie's facial expressions when singing this song really let up the stage. 2 or 3 of the Teenagers were of Puerto Rican descent. Glad to see diversity among amazing talent especially for that time period. RIP Frankie. God wanted you to sing for him in heaven so he decided to take you up with him.
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LBMultimediaDesign
I can't believe he wrote it himself at only 13. Now that's talent. Even I can't write a complete song as an adult nevermind when I was a kid.
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Dwight Love
Frankie Lymon was the original "Michael Jackson" a young mercurial music talent!!!
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alpacino92780
everybody here is talking bout his color ..dick size and shit...does anyone realize he was only 13 when he wrote this hit...this kid was a Mozart...imagine what he would've done had he lived to this day.
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Ruben Perez
2016 And still jamming !! Long live Frankie lymon And the teenagers
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Daniel Wilcox
To think these talented, witty young men were forced to drink from separate water fountains from whites, to use separate toilets and go to separate schools. Their talent and their spirit shined through. A shame that drugs took Frankie before his time. This song is classic.
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