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The success of the 13-year-old Frankie Lymon paved the way for young talents like Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers went from singing on a Harlem street corner to stardom with “Why Do Fools Fall in Love.” The inspiration for the song was a love poem written to a neighbor and passed on to the group.

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