Recently, music critics are calling Frankie Lymon, the lead singer of the 1950's rock n' roll group The Teenagers, one of Michael Jackson's biggest musical influences. The band consisted of five boys. The band's biggest hit was the 1956 single Why Do Fools Fall in Love. Lymon, who was a heroin addict, died at 25.The Detroit News reported:[Jackson was influenced by] Frankie Lymon: Motown wisely chose material for The Jackson 5 that evoked Lymon and his group, the Teenagers, with Michael's...Read Full Story
Frankie Lymon was an African American blues singer who was the lead singer in the band The Teenagers. Find more information, pictures and articles about Frankie Lymon here.