Dion: A Teenager in Love


The archetypal teenage angst. Written by Pomus and Shuman, it was released in 1959 by Dion and the Belmonts and got to No 5 in America.

In Britain it had competition from two covers, and only got to 28.

Craig Douglas took it to 13.

And Marty Wilde’s much better version got to No 3. These positions were all in the same week of March 1959.

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