|Frankie Valli playing with his new “Four Seasons” in Florida
As many of you know, I am a huge fan of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. When Billboard magazine published its 50th anniversary issue, we learned the Seasons were #9 in terms of number of hit songs, higher than many other well known groups (i.e., the Beach Boys).
With the huge success of Jersey Boys, a new generation is enjoying this uniquely American
|Attending performance #6 of “Jersey Boys” on Broadway, 2005|
|“Jersey Boys’” Theatre, Las Vegas|
So, I was amused to read the Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons became popular because of Jersey Boys. This is a photo of the Seasons in their heyday (1960′s):
|From left, Tommy DeVito, Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi|
And, Frankie Friday night:
|Note the caption above.|
It is great seeing Frankie look so good, he will be 77 in May. I got to hear him in Kansas City last summer.