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Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli (born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio; May 3, 1934) is an American singer and actor, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons beginning in 1960. He is known for his unusually powerful tenor/lead. Valli scored 29 Top 40 hits with The Four Seasons, one Top 40 hit under The Four Seasons alias The Wonder Who?, and nine Top 40 hits as a solo artist. As a member of The Four Seasons, Valli's number-one hits included "Sherry" (1962), "Big Girls Don't Cry" (1962), "Walk Like a Man" (1963), "Rag Doll" (1964) and "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" (1975). Valli's recording of the song "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" reached number two in 1967. As a solo artist, Valli scored number-one hits with the songs "My Eyes Adored You" (1974) and "Grease" (1978).

Valli, Tommy DeVito, Nick Massi and Bob Gaudio – the original members of The Four Seasons – were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 3rd, 1934 (Newark)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 107690 6/29/1959 Please take a chance Frankie Valli vocalist  
Decca 107691 6/29/1959 Cornme si bella Frankie Valli vocalist  
Decca 107692 6/29/1959 It may be wrong Frankie Valli vocalist  
Decca 107693 6/29/1959 Real, this is real Frankie Valli vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Valli, Frankie," accessed June 19, 2021,

Valli, Frankie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2021, from

"Valli, Frankie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 June 2021.

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