Frankie Lymon  American Singer

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Frankie Lymon passed away on 28th Feb 1968 aged 25.


Frankie Lymon is a 25 year old American Singer. Born Franklin Lymon on 30th September, 1942 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA, he is famous for Why Do Fools Fall in Love in a career that spans 1955–1968. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Frankie Lymon is a member of the following lists: Teen idols, Roulette Records artists and 20th-century American singers.


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wjerryzMay 12

Frankie is by far the best in Rock and Roll. He will never be forgotten. I remember him singing like it was yesterday. Long live the King.

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    Franklin Joseph "Frankie" Lymon (September 30, 1942 – February 27, 1968) was an American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, best known as the boy soprano lead singer of the New York City-based early rock and roll group, T...

    First Name Frankie
    Last Name Lymon
    Full Name at Birth Franklin Lymon
    Alternative Name Franklin Joseph Lineman, Franklin Joseph Lymon
    Age 25 (age at death) years
    Birthday 30th September, 1942
    Birthplace Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
    Died 28th February, 1968
    Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
    Cause of Death Heroin Overdose
    Build Average
    Hair Color Black
    Zodiac Sign Libra
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Singer
    Occupation Singer
    Claim to Fame Why Do Fools Fall in Love
    Music Genre (Text) Rhythm and blues, doo-wop, rock and roll, pop, swing
    Music Genre R&B
    Origin Harlem, New York, U.S.
    Year(s) Active 1955–1968, 1954–1968
    Music Style Doo Wop, Early R&B, Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll
    Music Mood Innocent, Exuberant, Cheerful, Joyous, Carefree, Sweet, Passionate, Fun, Sugary, Earnest, Elegant, Playful, Romantic, Energetic, Yearning, Summery, Sentimental, Wistful, Plaintive, Reflective, Searching
    Instrument Vocals
    Instrument (text) Vocals
    Record Label Gee, Roulette, Big Kat
    Associated Acts The Teenagers, Little Richard, The Platters, Alan Freed
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