January 7, 2017

Songwriter Sandy Linzer Reflects on Writing for The Four Seasons!

January 7th, 2017
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    Robert Wiener, staff writer at New Jersey Jewish News, has a terrific article with songwriter Sandy Linzer, a songwriter who co-wrote four of The Four Seasons’ big hits in the 1960s. Here’s a sneak peak below: Sandy Linzer, who was raised on the border of Hillside and Newark, was proud to be among the select [...]

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December 27, 2016

Today in Four Seasons Music History, December 27, 1976–December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night) Debuts on Billboard’s Hot 100! @frankievalli

December 27th, 2016
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    Steven Housman’s Music Chart Facts states that on December 27, 1975 – 41 Years Ago Today: The 4 Seasons debuted at No. 85 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with their single, “December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night).” This Bob Gaudio/Judy Parker-penned song was the second consecutive Top Ten from their comeback album, “Who Loves [...]

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December 24, 2016

A Salute to the Late, Great Nick Massi (September 19, 1927-December 24, 2000)

December 24th, 2016
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    Today marks 16 years since the amazingly talented bass singer, bass player, and vocal arranger of The Four Seasons passed away. To quote Frankie Valli in JERSEY BOYS, “For a Catholic, is that style or what?” In honor of Nick, enjoy his fantastic bass vocals and arrangements on Santa Claus Is Coming To Town! Nicky, [...]

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December 22, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Four Seasons’ Awesome Rendition of Carol of the Bells, 1962! #TBT @frankievalli

December 22nd, 2016
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    Truly the most wonderful rendition of Carol of the Bells, IMHO–from The 4 Seasons Greetings album in 1962! To quote Barry Belson: I LOVE THIS RECORD!

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December 21, 2016

Frankie Valli and Michael David Aren’t Singing ‘Cry For Me’ about Jersey Boys Closing @frankievalli

December 21st, 2016
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    Mark Kennedy of The Associated Press states that Frankie Valli and producer Michael David are not sad about JERSEY BOYS closing on Broadway on January 15. Can’t say that I’m feeling that way, how about you guys? Here’s a sneak peek of the article: “I’m not sad,” Frankie Valli said by phone. “I never dreamed [...]

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December 7, 2016

Frankie Valli (@frankievalli) Rings in Holiday with New Christmas Album–’Tis the Seasons!

December 7th, 2016
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    How many of you have already heard legendary Frankie Valli’s Christmas album, ‘TIS THE SEASONS? The two guys with a JERSEY contract have done it again! Musical genius Bob Gaudio has produced legendary pop icon Frankie Valli’s first solo Christmas album and we are all in for a treat! Along with some of the most [...]

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November 17, 2016

Happy Birthday to Musical Genius Bob Gaudio with a Photo Flashback! #BobGaudioDay

November 17th, 2016
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    It’s Bob Gaudio Day on Jersey Boys Blog! Please join us in wishing musical genius extraordinaire Bob Gaudio a very happy 75th birthday today! In honor of Bob’s special day, we’ve created a photo flashback over the last several decades from his days with The Royal Teens to The Four Seasons, and of course, JERSEY [...]

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Today in Four Seasons History–November 17, 1962–Big Girls Don’t Cry Tops the Billboard Hot 100! @frankievalli

November 17th, 2016
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    Fifty-four years ago today–November 17, 1962, The Four Seasons topped the Billboard Hot 100 with “Big Girls Don’t Cry”–their second consecutive chart-topper. This catchy tune, written by Bob Gaudio and Bob Crewe, remained at No. 1 for five consecutive weeks!

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November 6, 2016

Saturdays with Frankie (@frankievalli)

November 6th, 2016
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    By Pamela Singer, Jersey Boys Blog Special Correspondent Friends, sometimes the stars really are in alignment, literally and figuratively. Last week in NYC, musical history was being made. Never again will Frankie Valli be performing on Broadway, while just 6 blocks away, a little show called Jersey Boys simultaneously tells the story of his life. [...]

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October 25, 2016

Fab @ETNow Video with Legendary @frankievalli Meeting @MarkBallas!

October 25th, 2016
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    Both Frankie Valli & the actor playing him currently on Broadway, Mark Ballas are like those bunnies on TV with the batteries, aren’t they? Enjoy ET footage of the two gentlemen meeting, along with the rest of the JERSEY BOYS Broadway cast–and more! Click HERE to view!

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October 24, 2016

Photo Coverage: Frankie Valli (@frankievalli) Meets with Jersey Boys Broadway Four Seasons–Mark Ballas, Matt Bogart, Nicolas Dromard, and Drew Seeley! @MarkBallas @Bogart_Mark @nicolasdromard @drewseeley

October 24th, 2016
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    Legendary pop icon Frankie Valli is performing on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre through October 29! Frankie took some time out of his busy schedule to visit with the current Broadway cast of JERSEY BOYS! Visit Theatermania.com for all the details.

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October 21, 2016

#FlashbackFriday: Jersey Boys OBC and Four Seasons at BC/EFA Event, October 21, 2007! @frankievalli

October 21st, 2016
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    Let’s go back to October 21, 2007 at the BC/EFA fundraiser at the Broadway Lounge at the Marriott Marquis Hotel! Tony Award winners John Lloyd Young and Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard and J. Robert Spencer came together with THE FOUR SEASONS (Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio, Joe Long, and Frankie Valli!) for an evening of conversation, [...]

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October 13, 2016

DVR Alert: @frankievalli on Next Episode of @SpeakeasyTV with Host @paulshaffer on @PBS–Check Out Video Preview!

October 13th, 2016
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    In this season of Speakeasy no topic is off limits. Frankie Valli discusses the success of Jersey Boys on Broadway and his distaste of the film adaptation. Click HERE for local dates and times.

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October 9, 2016

Sad News to Report: Don Ciccone, Former Member of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Has Passed Away

October 9th, 2016
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    So sad to report that another great musician has left us far too soon: Don Ciccone, member of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons back in the 1970s and early ’80s. Additionally, Don was a founding member of The Critters in the mid-1960s, and performed with Tommy James & The Shondells in concert during the [...]

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September 20, 2016

Recap of Jersey Boys Las Vegas Closing from @Robin_Leach in @lvrj with Reflections from @frankievalli!

September 20th, 2016
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    Robin Leach wasn’t exaggerating about how sad it seemed at the JERSEY BOYS Las Vegas closing night performance at Paris Hotel and Casino on Sunday. But…Will JB return to Sin City some day? Frankie Valli seems to think so…Check out the preview below: It seemed so sad at Sunday night’s closing performance of the award-winning [...]

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September 19, 2016

In Honor of Nick Massi’s Birthday (9/19/1927), Let’s Salute Him with Some Photos Through the Years!

September 19th, 2016
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    Today marks what would have been the late great Nick Massi’s 89th birthday. Nicky, you will never be forgotten!

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September 15, 2016

Today in Four Seasons History–September 15, 1962: Sherry Tops the Billboard Hot 100! @frankievalli

September 15th, 2016
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    Fifty-four years ago today, Sherry by The Four Seasons topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart and remained at No. 1 for five consecutive weeks! Let’s go back to 1967 and watch the guys perform their big hit on TV! Does anyone have any idea about this TV program?

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September 11, 2016

Photo Coverage: Original Four Seasons Member Tommy DeVito Attends JERSEY BOYS at Paris Las Vegas

September 11th, 2016
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    On Friday evening, September 9, 2016, original Four Seasons member Tommy DeVito was spotted attending the smash-hit musical JERSEY BOYS at Paris Las Vegas. Following the performance, DeVito and his family went backstage to meet with the cast, discussed the production’s success over the past eight years and to take photos.

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September 8, 2016

Throwback Thursday: The Four Seasons in Far Out Fashions, circa late 1960s! #TBT

September 8th, 2016
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    Wow! Discovered this on Twitter & was rather surprised to see The Four Seasons looking so, shall we say, “FAR OUT” in those wild outfits! Does anyone have any details on this photo?

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