The Very Best of Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Although finally getting their due in the last few years of the 20th century, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers nonetheless have been the subjects of several best-of packages, even including multi-album and CD box sets on Bear Family and Murray Hill. This 16-track very-best-of comes almost ten years after Rhino's release of an excellent 20-track best-of, and like that single-disc collection, all the big hits are here: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," "ABC's of Love," "I Want You to Be My Girl," "I Promise to Remember," "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent," and later sides like "Goody Goody" and his last solo hit, "Little Bitty Pretty One." In fact, this new reissue even appropriates ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Although finally getting their due in the last few years of the 20th century, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers nonetheless have been the subjects of several best-of packages, even including multi-album and CD box sets on Bear Family and Murray Hill. This 16-track very-best-of comes almost ten years after Rhino's release of an excellent 20-track best-of, and like that single-disc collection, all the big hits are here: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," "ABC's of Love," "I Want You to Be My Girl," "I Promise to Remember," "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent," and later sides like "Goody Goody" and his last solo hit, "Little Bitty Pretty One." In fact, this new reissue even appropriates most of Bob Hyde's excellent notes from the 1989 package, track-wise only differing in the absence of later tracks like "Thumb Thumb," "Portable on My Shoulder," "Creation of Love," and the Teenagers' rocking "Love Is a Clown." The perfect entry-level compilation for digging this groundbreaking vocal group.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/6/1998
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227550721
  • Catalog Number: 75507
  • Sales rank: 200,123

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Primary Artist, Track Performer
Frankie Lymon Indexed Contributor, Vocals, Lead, Group Member
Skeeter Best Guitar
Abie Baker Bass
Al Hall Bass
Jimmy Shirley Guitar
Jimmy Wright Saxophone
Gene Brooks Drums
Sherman Garnes Bass (Vocal), Group Member
Freddie Johnson Piano
Jimmy Merchant Tenor (Vocal), Group Member
Joe Negroni Baritone (Vocal), Group Member
Herman Santiago Tenor (Vocal), Group Member
Jerome Darr Guitar
Jimmy Phipps Piano
Jimmy Wright Jr. Saxophone
Technical Credits
Frankie Lymon Composer
Glen Moore Composer
Vic Abrams Composer
Richard Barrett Composer
Hugh Brown Art Direction
Bob Hyde Liner Notes, Discographical Annotation
Bill Inglot Remastering
Morris Levy Composer
Gary Peterson Discographical Annotation
George Goldner Composer
Jimmy Merchant Composer
Herman Santiago Composer
Milton Subotsky Composer
Irving Reid Composer
Daniel Hersch Remastering
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