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Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers were formed by a group of students at Edward W. Britt Junior High School in New York City's Washington Heights district. Originally called The Earth Angels, the group went through a string of name changes--among them The Coupe de Villes, The Ermines--before settling on The Premiers. They got an audition with noted ... See full bio »

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 2015 WPC 56 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Walk the Line (2015) ... (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 2012 Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree (Documentary) (performer: "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent")
 2012 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" - uncredited)
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (performer: "I'm NOT A JUVENILE DELINQUENT" - uncredited) / (performer: "WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE" - as Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers)
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hard Cases (2003) ... (performer: "I Promise To Remember")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "I Promise to Remember")
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie) (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent")
 1999 October Sky (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love", "Baby Baby", "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent", "Goody Goody", "Out In the Cold Again", "ABC's of Love")
 1997 'Til There Was You (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1993 The Lotus Eaters (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?")
 1993 This Boy's Life (performer: "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent")
 1990/I Havana (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" - as Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
 1990 Book of Love (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1980 Shadows and Light (Video documentary) (performer: "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent")
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" - as Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Doctor's Daughter (1980) ... (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1972 Pink Flamingos (performer: "I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "I Want You to Be My Girl")
 1956 Rock Rock Rock! (performer: "I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent", "Baby, Baby")
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Other Works:

Single: "I Want You To Be My Girl" / "I'm Not A Know It All" (Gee Records). See more »

Alternate Names:

Frankie Lymon's Teenagers | The Teenagers

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Frankie Lymon left at the time of their tour at the London Palladium. See more »

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