Franki Valli: Behind The Hits

Today I take a look at his other number one hit!

Grease, the title song from the motion picture, was a huge hit for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Frankie Valli [/lastfm]in 1978, selling over 7 million copies worldwide making it the most successful hit on the soundtrack of Grease. His other number one was My Eyes Adored You.

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Frankie Valli and JJ Wright backstage at Wilburn Theatre, Boston 2011

It was written by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees specifically for the movie, and asked Frankie personally to record it. Even though it was written for the film, it is only heard in the opening credits.

Peter Frampton was of the musicians that Barry Gibb had invited to play on the single.

Take a look at opening of the film:

Now Frankie live:

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