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'Last Kiss,' the '60s Tearjerker, From Wayne Cochran to Pearl Jam >>

"Last Kiss," a teen death ballad from the early 1960s, had attained unlikely longevity by the end of the 20th century. A dud on initial release, the ditty was picked up by various pop groups before its serendipitous revival by '90s rock legends Pearl Jam.

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