Teenager in Love

Song written by Doc Pomus and partner Mort Shuman. Originally sung and released by Dion and the Belmonts in America in March 1959. It reached number 5 on the Billboard pop charts. In May 1959, the song held three positions in the British Top 20, the other two versions being by Marty Wilde and Craig Douglas. For Marty Wilde, it was the biggest hit of his career, peaking at number 2 and staying in the charts for 17 weeks.

The song was covered by Bob Marley with The Wailers, Simon and Garfunkel, Helen Shapiro, Less than Jake and by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Kim sang a version of 'Teenager in love' with Cliff Richard in Chris Evans' breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 on 8 November 2013.

Audio file
Teenager in Love - Chris Evans Breakfast Show, BBC Radio 2 (UK), 8 November 2013