The Four Seasons Story

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The Four Seasons Story
Compilation album by The Four Seasons
Released 1975
Genre Rock, Pop
Label Private Stock Records
Producer Bob Crewe
The Four Seasons chronology
Who Loves You
(1975)
The Four Seasons Story
(1975)
Helicon
(1977)

The Four Seasons Story is a two-record compilation of the group's biggest hit singles from 1962 to 1970 released in 1975 on the Private Stock label. It quickly became a gold record, selling over one million copies before the RIAA started awarding platinum records for million-selling albums.[1]

Track listing (Length/Production Year/Chart Position)[edit]

Side 1

  1. "Sherry” (Bob Gaudio) – 2:30 (1966 / #1)
  2. "Big Girls Don’t Cry" (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 2:25 (1966 / #1)
  3. "Walk Like a Man” (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 2:21 (1966 / #1)
  4. "Stay" (Maurice Williams) – 1:58 (1966 / #16)
  5. ”Marlena” (Bob Gaudio) – 2:32 (1966 / #36)
  6. ”Don’t Think Twice” (Bob Dylan) – 2:59 (1968 / #12)
  7. ”Candy Girl” (Larry Santos) – 2:40 (1966 / #36)

Side 2

  1. "Dawn” (Bob Gaudio/Sandy Linzer) – 2:11 (1964 / #3)
  2. "C’mon Marianne” (L. Russell Brown/Raymond Bloodworth) - 2:23 (1967 / #9)
  3. "Opus 17 (Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me)” (Denny Randell/Sandy Linzer) – 2:33 (1966 / #13)
  4. "Workin’ My Way Back to You" (Denny Randell/Sandy Linzer) – 2:51 (1965 / #9)
  5. "Let’s Hang On" (Bob Crewe/Denny Randell/Sandy Linzer) – 3:09 (1965 / #3)
  6. ”Ronnie” (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 2:25 (1964 / #6)
  7. ”Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye)” (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 2:32 (1964 / #12)

Side 3

  1. "Rag Doll” (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 3:00 (1964 / #1)
  2. "Beggin’” (Bob Gaudio/Peggy Farina) - 3:48 (1967 / #16)
  3. "Silence is Golden (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 3:03 (1964)
  4. "I’ve Got You Under My Skin” (Cole Porter) – 3:37 (1966 / #9)
  5. "Save it for Me" (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 2:37 (1964 / #10)
  6. ”Big Man in Town” (Bob Gaudio) – 2:47 (1965 / #20)
  7. ”Will You Still Love Me (Tomorrow)” (Gerry Goffin/Carole King) – 2:32 (1968 / #24)

Side 4

  1. "And That Reminds Me” (Al Stillman/Camillo Bargoni) – 3:31 (1976 / #45)
  2. "Electric Stories” (Mike Petrillo/Sandy Linzer) – 3:05 (1969)
  3. "Watch the Flowers Grow” (L. Russell Brown/Raymond Bloodworth) – 3:33 (1967 / #30)
  4. "Tell it to the Rain" (Mike Petrillo/Chubby Cifelli) – 2:30 (1966 / #10)
  5. "Ain’t That a Shame" (Fats Domino/Dave Bartholomew) – 2:37 (1968 / #22)
  6. ”Toy Soldier” (Bob Crewe/Bob Gaudio) – 2:37 (1965)
  7. ”Alone” (Selma Craft/Morty Craft) – 2:32 (1966)
  • The production year for track 1 on side 4 was given as 1976 on the record label but was #45 in the charts in 1969[2]

Production[edit]

  • Arrangements and adaptions: Charles Callelo, Nick Massi, Denny Randell and Bob Gaudio
  • Producer: Bob Crewe
  • Album photography: Dean Cade
  • Album design and illustration: Vigon, Nahas, Vigon

References[edit]

  1. ^ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Four_Seasons_(band)
  2. ^ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And_That_Reminds_Me