Episode 35: “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?” by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

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A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 35: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love?" by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
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Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

Episode thirty-five of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, and at the terrible afterlife of child stardom. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

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Episode 29: “Maybellene” by Chuck Berry

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A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 29: "Maybellene" by Chuck Berry
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Chuck Berry and Alan Freed

Welcome to episode twenty-nine of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. This is the second of our three-part look at Chess Records, and focuses on “Maybellene” by Chuck Berry. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

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Episode 28: “Sincerely” by the Moonglows

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Episode 28: "Sincerely" by the Moonglows
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The Moonglows

Welcome to episode twenty-eight of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. Today we’re looking at The Moonglows and “Sincerely”. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

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