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A Teenager In Love (ver. 1) by Doc Pomus - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"A Teenager in Love" is a song written by Doc Pomus and partner Mort Shuman and originally sung by Dion and the Belmonts, released in March 1959. In 1960 "A Teenager In Love" held three positions in the British Top 10.[1] The song is considered one of the greatest songs in Rock and Roll history.[2] It reached #5 on the Billboard pop charts. In 1970, it was covered by Simon and Garfunkel in their final show as a recording duo at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens, New York. This song was covered several other times, for example by Marty Wilde, Connie Stevens and the Mutations in the Muppet Show, by Less Than Jake on Goodbye Blue & White, and in 2002 by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and was released as a B-Side to the single By The Way. It is also featured as a playable song in the Nintendo Wii Game Rayman Raving Rabbids 2. Doc Pomus (June 27, 1925 - March 14, 1991) was a twentieth century.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Doc Pomus (June 27, 1925 - March 14, 1991) was a twentieth century American blues singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lyricist of many rock and roll hits. Pomus was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the category of non-performer in 1992.[1] He was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992.[2] and the Blues Hall of Fame.[3] Born Jerome Solon Felder in Brooklyn, New York of Jewish heritage,[4] he became a fan of the blues after hearing Big Joe Turner on record. Pomus had polio as a boy and got around on crutches. Due to post-polio syndrome, exacerbated by an accident, he eventually used a wheelchair. He died in 1991 from lung cancer, at the age of 65. His brother is New York attorney Raoul Felder. Using the stage name "Doc Pomus," he began performing as a teenager, becoming a white blues singer. In the 1950s, Pomus started songwriting in order to make enough money to support his wife. By 1957, Pomus had given up performing in order to devote himself full-time to songwriting. He collaborated with pianist Mort Shuman to write for Hill & Range Music Co./Rumbalero Music at its offices in New York City's Brill.
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