#1189: Teenager’s Dream by Les Vogt
Peak Month March 1962
7 weeks on Vancouver’s CFUN chart
Peak Position #12
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100 ~ did not chart
YouTube.com link: “Teenager’s Dream”
Les Vogt was the lead singer for the premier local rock n’ roll band in Vancouver called The Prowlers. They appeared regularly on local DJ Jack Cullen’s Owl Prowl radio show on CKNW. Vogt was a grade eight student at John Oliver High School in Vancouver in 1956. He met DJ Jack Cullen at a sock hop that year when he was thirteen. Initially, Vogt formed a band called the Fraserview Drifters that played country music dances at the Fraserview Community Centre.