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9 thoughts on “ The 4 Seasons* - The Genuine Imitation Life Gazette (CD, Album)

  1. Even if The Genuine Imitation Life Gazette isn’t quite as legendary as Pet Sounds, it is in the same “big league,” literally, as both groups, the Four Seasons and the Beach Boys are among the top selling vocal harmony pop acts that America has ever produced, each selling in excess of million records.
  2. Jan 04,  · Produced by Bob Gaudio, as was quite often the case for The Four Seasons’ albums, THE GENUINE IMITATION LIFE GAZETTE was predominantly co-written by Gaudio with Jake Holmes, a songwriter whose earlier career had included membership in the comedy team Jim, Jake & Joan alongside Jim Connell and Joan Rivers. (Yes, that Joan Rivers.).
  3. Jul 05,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - The Genuine Imitation Life - Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons YouTube Soul of a Woman - Duration: Frankie Valli - Topic 1, views.
  4. "Tell It to the Rain" is a song composed by Mike Petrillo and Chubby Cifelli and popularized by The Four Seasons in and early The single reached the #10 position on the Billboard Hot singles chart.. A main point of interest is the song's arrangement, which includes a prominent string electric guitar part, as well as sound effects and a crescendo of vocals toward the end.
  5. The album Who Loves You became a surprise million-seller for the band, as it was the first Four Seasons album to prominently feature lead vocals by anyone other than Valli ("Sorry" on Half & Half had featured Gaudio, DeVito and Long minus Valli, while "Wall Street Village Day" on Genuine Imitation Life Gazette featured Valli on just a couple of.
  6. On the label the title is abbreviated to ''Genuine Imitation Life Gazette'' and the artist to ''4 Seasons'' Featuring Frankie Valli Bob Crewe Presents A Bob Gaudio Production Track A4 is credited on the sleeve as ' Something's On Her Mind', on the label as 'Somebody's On Her Mind'. Barcode and Other Identifiers Rights Society: BMI.
  7. Verified Purchase. This was the Four Seasons experimental album released in early It's wildly unlike anything they ever did before or after and despite its being a relative chart failure (peaking at #85 on March 15, ) it remains a notable artistic accomplishment for the group and has held up /5(14).
  8. Mar 12,  · Jake Holmes - Genuine Imitation Life / Sleeping Woman [Live, Greenwich Village, ] - Duration: Best Songs of The Four Seasons - Full Album The Four Seasons .

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