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Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers

Jeff Tamarkin, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1993

RONNIE SPECTOR, in her autobiography, Be My Baby, wrote, "A lot of entertainers can't or won't tell you where they got their style from. But I know exactly where I got my voice. Frankie Lymon… I was twelve when I first heard Frankie and the Teenagers sing 'Why Do Fools Fall in Love?'. Frankie had the greatest voice I'd ever heard."

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