Learning the alphabet in the 1950’s

Before we had Sesame Street, we had Professor Dick Clark, who presided over the Doo Wop Era. The adults said that our music was idiotic or moronic or both, but I actually learned the alphabet by listening to that stuff.  Take this song for example:

I,I,I,I,I,I only have I’s 4 U.   1959, by those pink birds  ”The Flamingos”   Gu bob chu bop!  —PG