Big Girls Don't Cry and Twelve Others...

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
"Big Girls Don't Cry" had already appeared on the Four Seasons' previous Sherry album, but when it became their second number one hit, they didn't hesitate to build a new album around it. As with Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry and Twelve Others is filled out largely with cover songs, including a version of the Rays' and the Diamonds' 1957 hit "Silhouettes" co-written by the Four Seasons producer Bob Crewe, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers' "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," and the Skyliners' "Since I Don't Have You." Those songs looked back at the Four Seasons' antecedents, but songs like "My Sugar" and their next number one, "Walk Like a Man," written by Crewe and Bob ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
"Big Girls Don't Cry" had already appeared on the Four Seasons' previous Sherry album, but when it became their second number one hit, they didn't hesitate to build a new album around it. As with Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry and Twelve Others is filled out largely with cover songs, including a version of the Rays' and the Diamonds' 1957 hit "Silhouettes" co-written by the Four Seasons producer Bob Crewe, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers' "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," and the Skyliners' "Since I Don't Have You." Those songs looked back at the Four Seasons' antecedents, but songs like "My Sugar" and their next number one, "Walk Like a Man," written by Crewe and Bob Gaudio, looked forward. After the Four Seasons left Vee Jay Records, the label would release their covers of the Shepherd Sisters' "Alone Why Must I Be Alone" and the McGuire Sisters' "Sincerely" from this album as singles and score chart hits with them in 1964.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/1995
  • Label: Curb Records
  • UPC: 715187769625
  • Catalog Number: 77696
  • Sales rank: 84,440

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Four Seasons Primary Artist
Frankie Valli Vocals
Bob Crewe Performing Ensemble
Charles Calello Conductor
Technical Credits
Bob Crewe Producer, Cover Design
Charles Calello Orchestration, Orchestral Arrangements
Gordon Clark Engineer
Wally Lester Composer
Nick Massi Vocal Arrangements
Billy Myles Composer
Joe VerScharen Composer
Jackie Taylor Composer
Otto Fenn Cover Photo
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