The musical partnership of singer Frank­ie Valli and songwriter Bob Gaudio in the Four Seasons has been one of the most successful during the pop era of the '60s and beyond. The staying power of the group's hits has been affirmed by the lengthy run on Broadway of "Jersey Boys," the musical that recounts the act's rise. Celebrating five decades of their songs, Gaudio recently spoke with Billboard about the Four Seasons and the group's impact.

 

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