The Four Seasons (band)

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The Four Seasons
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.jpg
Valli and the Four Seasons at
London's Royal Albert Hall in June 2012
Background information
Also known asThe Four Lovers (1956-1960), The Wonder Who? (1965-1967)
OriginNewark, New Jersey, United States
Genres
Years active1960–present
LabelsGone, Vee-Jay, Philips, Mowest, Warner Bros., MCA, Curb
Associated actsThe Variatones, The Royal Teens
MembersFrankie Valli
Todd Fournier
Brian Brigham
Brandon Brigham
Landon Beard
Gary Melvin
Keith Hubacher
Robbie Robinson
Matt Baldoni
Craig Pilo
Richie Gajate-Garcia
Past membersTommy DeVito
Bob Gaudio
Nick Massi (né Macioci)
Charles Calello
Joe Long (né LaBracio)
Bob Grimm
Demetri Callas
Bill DeLoach
Clay Jordan
Ronnie Carangelo
Gerry Polci
Don Ciccone
Lee Shapiro
John Paiva
Jerry Corbetta
Larry Lingle
Lynn Hammann
Chuck Wilson
Rex Robinson
Warren Ham
Robin Swensen
Howard Larrabee
Tim Stone
Tom Alvarado
Fino Roverato
Rich Callaci
Daniel Donelly

The Four Seasons is an American rock and pop band that became internationally successful in the 1960s and 1970s.

Since 1970, they have also been known at times as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. In 1960, the band known as the Four Lovers evolved into the Four Seasons, with Frankie Valli as the lead singer, songwriter Bob Gaudio (formerly of the Royal Teens) on keyboards and tenor vocals, Tommy DeVito on lead guitar and baritone vocals, and Nick Massi on electric bass and bass vocals.[1]

The Four Seasons were one of only two American bands (the other being the Beach Boys) to enjoy major chart success before, during, and after the British Invasion.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hear The Four Seasons (music and interviews) on the Pop Chronicles (1969). [1]
  2. Tuyl, Ian Van (2004). Popstrology: The Art and Science of Reading the Popstars. Bloomsbury USA. ISBN 978-1-58234-422-5.