Big Man in Town

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"Big Man in Town"
Single by The Four Seasons
from the album The Four Seasons Entertain You
B-side Little Angel (from the same album)
Released October 1964
Format 7"
Recorded 1964
Genre Rock
Length 2:46
Label Philips
Writer(s) Bob Gaudio
Producer(s) Bob Crewe
The Four Seasons singles chronology
You're the Apple of My Eye
(1964)
Big Man in Town
(1964)
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
(1964)

"Big Man in Town" is a song popularized by The Four Seasons and written by Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio. The single was released by Philips Records in October 1964 and reached the #20 position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.[1]

"Big Man in Town" was released at a time in which Four Seasons material was being issued on an almost-weekly basis, between releases on Philips Records under their group name and reissues on the group's former label Vee-Jay. The rate of releases would be soon to increase as — with the blessing of Philips Records executives — lead singer Frankie Valli would be rekindling a long-dormant "solo" career with the rest of the group as backing musicians. The song is also featured in the Tony-award winning musical Jersey Boys.

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  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 238.