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"Teen Age Idol" is a song written by Jack Lewis and performed by Rick Nelson. The song reached #2 on the adult contemporary chart, #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #39 in the UK in 1962.[1] The single's B-side, "I've Got My Eyes on You (And I Like What I See)", reached #105 on the Billboard chart.[2]

The song is ranked #77 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 songs of 1962.[3]

Other versions[edit][]

  • Jo Ann Campbell released a version as a single in New Zealand in 1962.[4]
  • Keith Moon released a version on his 1975 album, Two Sides of the Moon.[5]