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.
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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!
Features East of Eden
In the Jailhouse Now
Written by Jimmie Rodgers
Sung by Webb Pierce
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more