Teenage Heaven

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"Teenage Heaven"
Single by Eddie Cochran
from the album The Eddie Cochran Memorial Album
B-side I Remember
Released February 1959
Recorded January 1959
Genre Rock and roll
Label Liberty Records 55177
Writer(s) Eddie Cochran
Jerry Capehart
Producer(s) Eddie Cochran
Eddie Cochran singles chronology
"C'mon Everybody"
(1958)
"Teenage Heaven"
(1959)
"Somethin' Else"
(1959)

"Teenage Heaven" is a 1959 song by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart. It was the A-side of Liberty F-55177 and was featured in the movie Go, Johnny Go! The single rose to number 99 on the Billboard charts.[1] The B-side I Remember was also recorded and filmed for the movie but was left out.

Personnel[2][edit]

  • Eddie Cochran: vocal, guitar
  • Dave Shriver: electric bass
  • Gene Riggio: drums
  • Jim Stivers: piano
  • Plas Johnson: tenor saxophone
  • according to Tony Scherman's biography of Earl Palmer, he was the drummer on this session.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1959) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 99

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tsort music charts history
  2. ^ Eddie Cochran 1959 sessions at Remember Eddie Cochran
  3. ^ Scherman, Tony, Backbeat: The Earl Palmer Story, forward by Wynton Marsalis, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., 1999

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