Oldies/Music Parody


freddy wrote at 2009-01-25 16:17:10

I've been looking for the answer to this question for many years - I had the idea in the back of my mind that the record was by the Coasters

Many thanks

Bill Sturdevant wrote at 2014-06-01 05:20:06
The actual title of this song was (Why Must I Be A) Teenager In Jail. I have a feeling that the group may have been Dion and the Belmonts, perhaps under a pseudonym, spoofing themselves.


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John Congemi


I am a fan of all kinds of music, but my areas of expertise are in 1950-64 doowop, jazz, and top 40's music.


I grew up in New York listening to DJs Alan Freed, Jocko, Mort Fega (jazz), Alan Fredericks, Murray the K, Bruce Morrow, Clay Cole, William B. Williams, Wolfman Jack, Gus Gossert, Peter Tripp, Martin Block,Swing'n Slim. Extensive LP and CD collection.

Queens College and St. John's University MBA.

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