Frankie Valli is a master of understatement. "We've had an extraordinary career and an awful lot of hits," Valli said Tuesday during a sweetly nostalgic performance at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre. Valli and his collaborator Bob Gaudio have successfully navigated the treacherous and unforgiving popular music landscape for fifty years. Beginning with "Sherry" in 1962, the pair have racked up forty Top 40 hits. The 2005 debut of the musical Jersey Boys in 2005, partially based on the career and music of Valli and the Four Seasons, has helped to perpetuate Valli's ongoing presence in popular culture. Valli's distinctive voice...
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