Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Born 30th September 1942 – Harlem, New York
Died 28th February, 1968 – Harlem, New York
Frankie Lymon was born on30th September the leader singer of a Doo Wop group The Teenagers. Their first single, Why Do Fools Fall in Love was a gigantic hit and Frankie age 13 became the first black teen idol. He died from abuse of drugs in February 27, 1968.
In 1957 the single Why Do Fools Fall in Love -became a missive hit. In 1998 a version of his life story was made and the sound track title,by Diana Ross made the song hit all over again.