Full name: Francis Stephen Castelluccio
Birth Date: May 3, 1934
Biography and Career:
Frankie Valli was born on May 3, 1934 in First Ward, Newark, New Jersey. His father, Antonio, was a barber, his mother, Maria Castellucio, was an Italian immigrant. He is an American Musician.
Once his mother took him to see "Frank Sinatra" at the Paramount Theater in New York city. On attend , he was inspired to take up a singing career at the age of seven. His early mentor was Texas singer "Jean Valley", from whom he obtained his last name.
Frankie Valli began his professional singing career in 1951 with the variety Trio., Nickie DeVito, Tom DeVito and Nick Macioci.
In 1952, Valli, along with Tommy DeVito, became part of the house band at The Strand in New Brunswick,
New Jersey. For his part, Valli played bass and sang. He cut his first single, "My Mother's Eyes," in 1953 as "Frankie Valley," a name he adopted from "Texas" Jean Valley, a favorite female singer.
Around this time, Valli and Tommy DeVito left the house band at The Strand and formed The Variatones with Hank Majewski, Frank Cattone and Billy Thompson.
Valli continued to record solo performances and finally reached the success due him with the release of "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." Though it only reached number two in the charts, the song itself was widely recorded by many other artists.
Finally, Valli ended the '60s with a string of recordings that were included in the Valli/4 Seasons album 'Half & Half' or released as various singles. The only hit to emerge at this time was the recording of "The Girl I'll Never Know (Angels Never Fly This Low)," reaching number 52.
Why do we like Frankie Valli?
We like Frakie Valli because of his perfomance "My Mother's Eyes".
Why do Frankie Valli famous?
Frankie Valli is famous because he is a Famous Singer.
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