Top 5 Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Songs and Your Chance to See Jersey Boys: The Musical in Utica
[Contributed by TSM Intern: Francesca Orsomarso]
Music history wouldn't be the same without the original harmonious sounds of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Four Seasons. Comprised of Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi, The Four Seasons invented a now-iconic sound, wrote their own hits, and sold over 175 million records worldwide, all before the age of 30. As one of the hottest bands of the 1960's and 1970's, their legendary songs live on in the original musical, JERSEY BOYS.
The 2006 Tony, Grammy and OlivierAward®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons, will be making a stop in Utica at the Stanley Theater with performances on September 17, 18, 19, and 20. Featuring hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh What a Night," and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," you don't want to miss your chance to see how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.
Make your artist request for the 5 O'Clock Roadblocks everyday at 961theeagle.com to go into the drawing for a pair of tickets. One winner will be chosen daily.
Check out our Top 5 Songs from the legendary Jersey Boys:
This song never gets old. When you think of Jersey Boys, this song enters mental repeat mode. One of the most used songs in television and film, this song has been covered by over 200 artists globally.
Take a look inside the recording session for Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons "Who Loves You." This hallmarked song is one of the most successful songs from the Jersey Boys, having spent more than 20 weeks on the charts.
An unforgettable classic from Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Written by original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio and his wife Judy Parker, this nostalgic song was once titled "December 5, 1963," celebrating the repeal of Prohibition. After Valli heard the song, he urged Gaudio to steer the tune in a more personal direction. Gaudio then changed the song to chronicle the beginning of his relationship with wife and co-writer Parker.
A song we all sing along to but few know that this Frankie Valli performed song was penned by another music legend, Barry Gibb. Released in 1978, the original track features Gibb lending background vocals and famed guitarist Peter Frampton on lead guitar. As the theme song for the 1978 John Trovolta and Olivia Newton-John film 'Grease,' the song is featured in the opening scene of the movie.
Frankie Valli appeared on the 2013 season finale of Fox's American Idol to perform some of his biggest hits alongside the Idol contestants, including: "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" and Grease."