Teenage Triangle

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Teenage Triangle
Teenage Triangle.jpg
Studio album by Shelley Fabares, James Darren and Paul Petersen
Released April 1963
Recorded various
Genre Pop
Label Colpix
Producer Stu Phillips
Shelley Fabares, James Darren and Paul Petersen chronology
The Things We Did Last Summer
(1962)The Things We Did Last Summer1962
Teenage Triangle
Bye Bye Birdie
(1963)Bye Bye Birdie1963
Singles from Teenage Triangle

Teenage Triangle is a joint album by three pop artists, Shelley Fabares, James Darren and Paul Petersen, all who were on The Donna Reed Show. It was released in 1963 on Colpix Records and included 12 tracks with 4 songs from each of the three singers. At least most of these songs were previously released. The album was produced and arranged by Stu Phillips. It was available in both mono and stereo, catalogue numbers CP-444 and SCP-444.


Teenage Triangle peaked on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart at #48 in May 1963.[1] Seven of the singles were US Top 40 hits, 2 from Fabares, 2 from Petersen and 3 from Darren.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1

No. Title Length
1. "Goodbye Cruel World (James Darren)" 2:24
2. "Johnny Angel (Shelley Fabares)" 2:21
3. "She Can't Find Her Keys (Paul Petersen)" 2:32
4. "Her Royal Majesty (James Darren)" 2:13
5. "Johnny Loves Me (Shelley Fabares)" 2:21
6. "Keep Your Love Locked (Paul Petersen)" 2:12

Side 2

No. Title Length
7. "Gidget (James Darren)" 2:30
8. "The Things We Did Last Summer (Shelley Fabares)" 2:27
9. "Lollipops And Roses (Paul Petersen)" 2:23
10. "Conscience (James Darren)" 2:33
11. "I'm Growing Up (Shelley Fabares)" 2:14
12. "Little Boy Sad (Paul Petersen)" 1:44


Chart 1963 Peak position
Billboard 200 48[3]


In 1999 Teenage Triangle was released on Compact Disc in its entirety for the first time as part of a 2 LPs on 1-CD set on Westside. It included the original liner notes from the 1963 album.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1996). Top Pop Albums 1955-1996 (4 ed.). Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation. p. 254. ISBN 0-89820-117-9. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1996). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (6th ed.). New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. pp. 162, 212, 468. ISBN 0-8230-7632-6. 
  3. ^ "Shelley Fabares". AllMusic. 1944-01-19. Retrieved 2011-10-13.