When The Four Seasons signed as artists to Bob Crewe's production company in 1960, they started doing session work singing backup for some of the producer's other artists. One of these was Hal Miller & The Rays "An Angel Cried"
, a song co-written by The Four Seasons' Bob Gaudio
that was recorded in 1961.
The Four Seasons laid down their own version three years later, for their Rag Doll