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Album: Solo (1966)
Charted: 11
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  • This Frankie Valli solo single was written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio, who composed many of the hits for Valli's group The Four Seasons. In this song, Valli is excited because the girl he's had a crush on is finally old enough for him to act on it.
  • The backing singers on this track are the group The Angles, who had a hit with "My Boyfriend's Back" in 1963.
  • In 1970, the Philips label re-released this song in Europe, and it make #11 in the UK, giving Valli his first hit there. Valli and The Four Seasons were at a career nadir in the US, but they gained a following in Britain with this song and "The Night," another track that went nowhere in America but did well in the UK.


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