Frankie Lymon

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Frankie Lymon
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Frankie Lymon sebagai anggota The Teenagers pada 1950an.
Latar belakang
Asal Harlem, New York, Amerika Serikat
Genre Rhythm and blues, doo-wop, rock and roll, pop, swing
Pekerjaan Penyanyi / penulis lagu
Tahun aktif 1955–1968
Label Gee, Roulette
Artis terkait The Teenagers, Little Richard, The Platters, Alan Freed

Franklin Joseph "Frankie" Lymon (lahir di Harlem, New York, 30 September 1942 – meninggal di Harlem, New York, 27 Februari 1968 pada umur 25 tahun)[1] adalah penyanyi dan penulis lagu rock and roll Amerika Serikat dan anggota grup doo-wop The Teenagers. Dia juga seorang tokoh Amerika-Afrika. Berkarier di dunia musik sejak tahun 1955 dan sampai kematiannya pada tahun 1968 karena overdosis heroin di kamar mandi neneknya.[2][3]

Diskografi[sunting | sunting sumber]

Diskografi Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers[sunting | sunting sumber]

Singel[sunting | sunting sumber]

Rilis Gee
  • 1956-01: [Gee 1002] "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" / "Please Be Mine" (sebagai "The Teenagers")
  • 1956-04: [Gee 1012] "I Want You to Be My Girl" / "I'm Not a Know-It-All"
  • 1956-07: [Gee 1018] "I Promise to Remember" / "Who Can Explain"
  • 1956-10: [Gee 1022] "The ABC's of Love" / "Share"
  • 1957-02: [Gee 1026] "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent" / "Baby, Baby"
  • 1957-04: [Gee 1032] "Paper Castles" / "Teenage Love"
  • 1957-05: [Gee 1035] "Love Is a Clown / Am I Fooling Myself Again"
  • 1957-06: [Gee 1036] "Out in the Cold Again" / "Miracle in the Rain" (sebagai "The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon")
  • 1957-07: [Gee 1039] "Goody Goody" / "Creation of Love"
  • 1957-12: [Gee 1046] "Everything to Me" / "Flip Flop"

Album[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • 1956: [Gee 701] The Teenagers Featuring Frankie Lymon

Kompilasi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • 1986: Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers: For Collectors Only (Murray Hill 148)

Diskografi solo Frankie Lymon[sunting | sunting sumber]

Singel[sunting | sunting sumber]

Rilis Roulette
  • 1957: [Roulette 4026] "My Girl" / "So Goes My Love"
  • 1957: [Roulette 4035] "Little Girl" / "It's Christmas Once Again"
  • 1958: [Roulette 4044] "Thumb Thumb" / "Footsteps"
  • 1958: [Roulette 4068] "Portable on My Shoulder" / "Mama Don't Allow It" — 4/58
  • 1958: [Roulette 4093] "Only Way to Love" / "Melinda"
  • 1959: [Roulette 4128] "Up Jumped a Rabbit" / "No Matter What You've Done"
  • 1959: [Roulette 4150] "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" / "Before I Fall Asleep"
Rilis Gee
  • 1959: [Gee 1052] "Goody Good Girl" / "I'm Not Too Young to Dream"
Rilis Roulette
  • 1960: [Roulette 4257] "Little Bitty Pretty One" / "Creation of Love"
  • 1960: [Roulette 4283] "Buzz Buzz Buzz" / "Waitin' in School"
  • 1961: [Roulette 4310] "Jailhouse Rock" / "Silhouettes"
  • 1961: [Roulette 4348] "Change Partners" / "So Young (And So in Love)"
  • 1961: [Roulette 4391] "Young" / "I Put the Bomp" penyanyi cadangan The Delicates Denise Ferri dan Peggy Santiglia (pada Roulette Records)
Rilis lain
  • 1964: "To Each His Own" / "Teacher, Teacher" (20th Century Fox)
  • 1964: "Somewhere" / "Sweet and Lovely" (Columbia)
  • 1969: "I'm Sorry" / "Seabreeze" (Big Apple)

Album[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • 1956: Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers - 1981 Re-issue Roulette Y2-116-RO (Jepang) [Gee 701]
  • 1957: Frankie Lymon at the London Palladium (Roulette)
  • 1958: Rock & Roll with Frankie Lymon (Roulette)

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ New York Times, 28 Februari 1968, p. 50
  2. ^ "Frankie Lymon Dies in Apartment.". The New York Times. 28 Februari 1968. "Frankie Lymon, the rock 'n' roll singer who popularized "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" was found dead yesterday in the apartment of his grandmother, apparently, of an overdose of narcotics, according to the police." 
  3. ^ "Waters Declared Wife Of Frankie Lymon and Heir To $750,000 Royalties". Jet (Johnson Publishing Company) 75 (9). 28 November 1988. ISSN 0021-5996. 

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