Cute little letter-sweater FRANKIE LYMON of Why Do Fools Fall in Love fame died of a drug overdose at 16. Should’ve been why do fools fall for drugs?
Like Lieber and Stoller, RUDY TOOMBS wrote a bucketfulla classic Beach Music songs. Teardrops From My Eyes- Ruth Brown, One Mint Julep- Clovers, 5-10-15 Hours- Ruth Brown, One Scotch One Bourbon One Beer- Amos Milburn, Nip Sip- Clovers. Sometimes talent alone won’t save you. He was mugged and beaten to death in his apartment hallway.