The Four Seasons – September 15, 2014

On September 15th, 1962, The Four Seasons earned their first #1 hit with the song “Sherry.”  With roots in old-fashioned doo-wop, this group of four was known as the Godfathers of Italian-American soul.

TODAY’S TRIVIA QUESTION

From what eastern US city did The Four Seasons originate?

a)      Newark, NJ

b)      New York City, NY

c)       Red Bank, NJ

Answer below!

CLIPS OF THE DAY

The Four Seasons “Sherry”

Bob Gaudio talks about how he wrote “Sherry.”

DID YOU KNOW . . .

The Four Seasons have actually recorded and released songs under variety of names.  Some of these include The Valli Boys, The Wonder Who?, and Frankie Valli.  Frankie Valli’s first post-1950’s single without being backed by The Seasons was 1975’s “Swearin’ to God.”

 

TRIVIA ANSWER

a)      Newark, NJ