June 17, 2012

Bob Gaudio, The Deer Hunter, and Jersey Boys…

June 17th, 2012
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    Bob Gaudio (Photo Credit: J.T. Macmillan Photography) TulsaWorld.com has had some great continuing coverage of the JERSEY BOYS national tour production that is playing in Tulsa through June 24. In today’s edition, check out a preview of James D. Watts’ interview with original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio: If Bob Gaudio had not seen the [...]

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May 16, 2012

Video Coverage: Phillip Phillips’ Rendition of Beggin’ on American Idol!

May 16th, 2012
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    What do you guys think of Phillip Phillips’ rendition of “Beggin’” on tonight’s American Idol? Some trivia about “Beggn’”: The song, co-written by Bob Gaudio and The Angels’ Peggy Farina, peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1967 for The Four Seasons. Of course, that wasn’t the end of the road for this [...]

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April 18, 2012

Bob Gaudio Says Jersey Boys Is An Accurate Depiction of The Four Seasons’ Rise to Fame!

April 18th, 2012
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    Jersey Boys has just opened for a two-month run in Auckland to rave reviews and Bridget Jones has a fabulous interview with original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio. T he songwriter, keyboard player and singer says it’s impossible to pinpoint the reason his songs are still being hummed around the world, but suggests it might [...]

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February 17, 2012

Friday Flashback: The Royal Teens Performing ‘Short Shorts’!

February 17th, 2012
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    This week, in 1958, “Short Shorts” by The Royal Teens was climbing up the Billboard Hot 100. The song, co-written by group members Bob Gaudio and Tom Austin, peaked at #3 and remained on the chart for 16 weeks. Does anyone know what TV show is featured on this video?

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Jersey Boys Returns to Charlotte; It’s the ‘Rocky’ Story, According to Bob Gaudio!

February 17th, 2012
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    The JERSEY BOYS first national tour returns to Charlotte, North Carolina’s Belk Theater, opening Wednesday, February 22 with 24 performances through March 11. Correspondent Julie Reed Bell has a preview, which includes an interview with original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio! Here’s a sneak peek: “It’s the Rocky story,” he says. He also credits the [...]

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December 27, 2011

Philly Was a ‘Wow’ Opening Night for Bob Gaudio!

December 27th, 2011
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    Mike Morsch has a great interview with original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio, who reflects on the JERSEY BOYS second national tour in Philadelphia, “Frankie Camp,” the handshake deal with Frankie Valli, and more. Below is a sneak peek: Gaudio couldn’t be happier with how “Jersey Boys” is being received in Philly its second time [...]

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December 14, 2011

A Touch of ‘Jersey’ for the Holidays!

December 14th, 2011
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    AP Drama Writer Mark Kennedy has a fun interview with original Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio and JERSEY BOYS producer Michael David, who talk about Seasons Greetings: A Jersey Boys Christmas from Rhino Entertainment! Below is a preview: The eclectic CD ranges from the spiritual “Rise Up, Shepherd,” to a doo-wop version of “White Christmas,” [...]

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December 10, 2011

WPVI Jersey Boys 2nd Natl Tour Interview with Bob Gaudio & Brandon Andrus!

December 10th, 2011
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November 17, 2011

JB Australia Video Clip: Bob Gaudio’s Life on Stage

November 17th, 2011
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    In honor of Bob Gaudio’s birthday celebration, check out Part One of a terrific four-part interview from Jersey Boys Australia! To watch the whole series, click HERE.

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Happy Birthday Greetings to Bob Gaudio!

November 17th, 2011
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    On November 17, 1942, Bob Gaudio, “the kid who plays like a madman–and he writes songs”–was born! Scorpio, right? We wish musical genius, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, Songwriters Hall of Fame member, and Grammy Award-winner Bob Gaudio a very Happy 69th Birthday today!! Something I’ve always wanted to ask Bob Gaudio: On [...]

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September 15, 2011

What Influenced Bob Gaudio to Write ‘Sherry’?

September 15th, 2011
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    Bob Gaudio Found this fabulous archive online! John Gilliland’s “The Pop Chronicles” traces the history of popular music from the 1950’s through the 1960’s. Mr. Gilliland wrote, narrated and produced these 55 hours of broadcasting first airing at KRLA in Pasadena in February 1969. On Track 3, The Four Seasons (Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, Joe [...]

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September 4, 2011

Brickman, Elice, Gaudio, & McAnuff Reflect on Jersey Boys!

September 4th, 2011
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    The JERSEY BOYS national tour production opens Wednesday at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha! World-Herald staff writer Bob Fischbach has a marvelous preview feature about the hit show that includes reflections from creative team geniuses writers Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, original Four Seasons’ member Bob Gaudio, and director Des McAnuff. Below is a sneak [...]

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July 18, 2011

Gritty Jersey Boys Begins Run at Milwaukee’s Marcus Center on Wednesday!

July 18th, 2011
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    Quinn VanAntwerp, Joseph Leo Bwarie, Matt Bailey, Steve Gouveia and the Company of Jersey Boys (Photo Credit: Joan Marcus) With the JERSEY BOYS national tour beginning a Milwaukee run of the musical Wednesday through Aug. 14, Jim Higgins of the Journal Sentinel has a feature story that includes an interview with legendary Bob Gaudio. Here’s [...]

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June 23, 2011

Check Out Bob Gaudio’s Radio Interview with Dee Perry

June 23rd, 2011
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    Click HERE to check out Bob Gaudio’s radio interview with Dee Perry! Bob talks about his early days with The Royal Teens, becoming one of The Four Seasons, the famous handshake between Bob & Frankie, the British invasion, the success of JERSEY BOYS, and more!

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June 12, 2011

Five Years Ago–Jersey Boys Wins FOUR Tonys!

June 12th, 2011
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    It’s hard to believe that it’s been over FIVE years since we were all celebrating Jersey Boys’ EIGHT Tony Award nominations! Jersey Boys’ Tony Award Nominations Best Musical Best Book of a Musical–Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical–John Lloyd Young Best Performance by a Featured Actor in [...]

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May 13, 2011

Friday Flashback: Mid ’70s Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!

May 13th, 2011
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    It was a treat to find this mid-’70s video of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (Don Ciccone, John Paiva, Gerry Polci, & Lee Shapiro) in the recording studio singing “Who Loves You”! I’ll never forget the first time I heard “Who Loves You”! It was on July 4, 1975 post-fireworks at a 13-year-old slumber [...]

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May 6, 2011

Friday Flashback: The Four Seasons’ 1971 Top of the Pops Appearance!

May 6th, 2011
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    The 1971 Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Joe Long, and Bob Grimm singing “Let’s Hang On” on the UK TV program, “Top of the Pops.”

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April 6, 2011

Another Carlsberg Beer Commercial Featuring ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’!

April 6th, 2011
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    One of JBB’s Twitter followers, @menefeecreative, found another clever Carlsberg Beer commercial featuring “CTMEOY”! Enjoy!

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April 3, 2011

Sneak Peek of Bob Gaudio’s Interview with Blurt Magazine!

April 3rd, 2011
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    The Four Seasons (Photo Courtesy: Warner Brothers) A.D. Amorosi of Blurt Magazine has posted a fantastic interview with the legendary Bob Gaudio, who shares some fascinating insights on the success of The Four Seasons over the last five decades and the JERSEY BOYS phenomenon. Blurt: Let’s duck to back to Jersey Boys’ genesis. You always [...]

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