Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Frankie Lymon: Why Do Fools Fall In Love?

Bill Millar, Pye Records, 1972

Black vocal groups once sang for enjoyment on street-corners throughout ghettos in each of the big American cities. Late into the night they harmonised together, sublimating a frustration which exploded by day.

Total word count of piece: 1604


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.