wholovesyou#3 – The Four Seasons – “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)” – (1975)

This is one of the Four Seasons’ signature songs. It came a decade after they were at their peak – it was sort of their renaissance. Frankie Valli isn’t even on lead vocals here – he’s doing the backing part and the bridge. When Bob Gaudio originally wrote it, the song was going to be about the repeal of Prohibition but the rest of the group convinced him to make it about him courting his wife. This was a Hot 100 #1 in 1976 and would later reach #14 in 1994 after it was remixed. The combined chart runs made this song the longest charting song in history up to that point.

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