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  1. Frankie Lymon's Tombstone Blues 5: The Wives - Michigan Rock ...

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    Apr 15, 2021 · Elizabeth Waters was a struggling part-time bill collector from Philadelphia. She told the judge that Frankie Lymon was a charmer. “He had the type of personality that would draw people,” she said. She met Frankie when he was 20-years-old, backstage at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City.

  2. RULING IN LYMON CASE - The Washington Post

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    Nov 02, 1988 · NEW YORK -- The judge who last winter heard three middle-aged women testify to their heartaches with the late Frankie Lymon -- the doo-wop idol who cowrote and sang "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" and...

  3. THREE WIVES THE LEGACY OF 'LOVE' - The Washington Post

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    Mar 30, 1988 · So Lymon was already a 20-year-old has-been when he met Elizabeth Waters backstage at the Audubon Ballroom. She'd come with two girlfriends to meet her onetime idol. The signs were plain, she says...

  4. Frankie Lymon: Was it Murder? – TREMG

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    Dec 03, 2020 · Elizabeth Waters (Lymon’s first wife) revealed that she’d seen Frankie right before he died and he seemed happy. She also said that she seen his lifeless body and there was a bruise on his forehead… perhaps there was a struggle? All reports say that a needle was found beside Frankie’s body and not in his arm.

  5. COURT DECLARES RIGHTFUL WIDOW IN ROYALTIES CASE | Latest ...

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    The New York Court of Appeals turned down a motion by Elizabeth Waters to appeal a lower court decision naming Ms. Eagle the widow. It guarantees Ms. Eagle at least partial claim to "Why Do Fools...

  6. Frankie Lymon - Wikipedia

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    Zola Taylor, Elizabeth Waters and Emira Eagle each approached Morris Levy, the music impresario who retained possession of Lymon's copyrights and his royalties, claiming to be Lymon's rightful widow; Lymon had neglected to divorce any of them. The complex issue resulted in lawsuits and counter-lawsuits, and in 1986 the first of several court ...

  7. Zola Taylor - Wikipedia

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    Elizabeth Waters claimed to have married Lymon in 1964 in Virginia. However, it turned out she had been married to someone else at the time. As Waters' claim went to court, Taylor claimed that she had been sexually active with Lymon as early as the "Biggest Rock "n" Roll Show of 1956" tour.

  8. 3 IN RUNNING TO BE WIDOW OF FRANKIE LYMON - Chicago Tribune

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    Jul 10, 1986 · Elizabeth Lymon says she married Lymon on Jan. 23, 1964, in Alexandria, Va., and bore him a daughter the following year. Zola Taylor said she married Lymon on Oct. 8, 1965, in Mexico, and argues...

  9. Frankie Lymon Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life ...

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    Frankie Lymon began a romantic relationship with Elizabeth Waters and went on to marry her in 1964.The couple had a baby girl who died just two days after her birth at Lenox Hill Hospital. Very few people know that Lymon's marriage to Waters was illegal as she was still married to her first husband.

  10. Legal widow of 50's rock star Frankie Lymon dies at AU ...

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    Apr 14, 2019 · Rochon portrayed Bryant, who married Lymon on June 30, 1967, at Beulah Grove Baptist Church near Paine College when Lymon was stationed that year at Fort Gordon. Lymon, known for being the lead vocalist of the world-wide popular rock group Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, died less than a year later on Feb. 27, 1968, at age 25 in New York City, reportedly of a heroin overdose.

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