Frankie Valli
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"Frankie Valli" is an American popular singer, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons (band)/The Four Seasons beginning in 1960. He is known for his unusually powerful falsetto voice.

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 (song)/Sherry" (1962), "Big Girls Don't Cry (The Four Seasons song)/Big Girls Don't Cry" (1962), "Walk Like a Man (The Four Seasons song)/Walk Like a Man" (1963), "Rag Doll (The Four Seasons song)/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. "You're Ready Now", a Valli solo recording from 1966, became a surprise hit in Great Britain as part of the Northern soul scene and hit number eleven on the British pop charts in December 1970. As a solo artist, Valli scored number-one hits with the songs "My Eyes Adored You" (1974) and "Grease (song)/Grease" (1978).

Valli, Tommy DeVito (musician)/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.

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