When Jimmy's idol, James Dean, dies on September 30, 1955, the small-town Arkansas college undergraduate goes berserk. He and his friends hold a vigil which turns into a drunk and, finally, a tragedy. Written by
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In twenty-four hours, a nice college kid named Jimmy J. robbed a liquor store, got drunk, held a séance, crawled through a cemetery, raided lovers' lane, dropped the Homecoming Queen, and went to jail. It happened on September 30, 1955, the day that shook up a generation!
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Hey, what you kids doin' down there?
We're just havin' a little picnic. Just havin' a little weenie roast.
Looks to me like you're trespassin'.
[Frank recognizes Mr Phillips, and talks his way out of the situation by offering him a cold beer
We're not trespassin' any more.
Wish we had some weiners.
I got one, Pat. Big, nice, fat one.
Did you buy some? Where'd you get some?
[Hanley giggles, and she realizes just what he's saying
... nasty. You know that's nasty!
References Rebel Without a Cause
In the Jailhouse Now
Written by Jimmie Rodgers
Sung by Webb Pierce
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more