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Bob Crewe


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Bob Crewe is a well-known hit songwriter and singer, record producer and fine artist. His career ranks among the most varied, successful, and innovative in pop music history. Bob is known for producing, and co-writing with Bob Gaudio, a string of Top 10 singles for The Four Seasons. In 1985, Crewe was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.

As a songwriter, his most successful songs included “Silhouettes” (co-written with Frank Slay); “Big Girls Don’t Cry“, “Walk Like a Man“, “Rag Doll“, “Silence Is Golden“, “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)“, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Bye, Bye, Baby” (all co-written with Gaudio); “Let’s Hang On!” (written with Sandy Linzer and Denny ...

Bob Crewe is a well-known hit songwriter and singer, record producer and fine artist. His career ranks among the most varied, successful, and innovative in pop music history. Bob is known for producing, and co-writing with Bob Gaudio, a string of Top 10 singles for The Four Seasons. In 1985, Crewe was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.

As a songwriter, his most successful songs included “Silhouettes” (co-written with Frank Slay); “Big Girls Don’t Cry“, “Walk Like a Man“, “Rag Doll“, “Silence Is Golden“, “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)“, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Bye, Bye, Baby” (all co-written with Gaudio); “Let’s Hang On!” (written with Sandy Linzer and Denny Randell); and “My Eyes Adored You” and “Lady Marmalade” (both co-written with Kenny Nolan). He also had hit recordings with the RaysDiane RenayMitch Ryder and the Detroit WheelsFreddy CannonLesley GoreOliverMichael JacksonBobby DarinRoberta FlackPeabo BrysonPatti LaBelleBarry Manilow, and his own Bob Crewe Generation.

Since 2005 Crewe has been featured as a supporting character in Jersey Boys, the multiple Tony Award-winning, long-running Broadway musical (later a film) based on the story of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons that has gone on to become an international hit. Crewe is credited as the show’s lyricist.

 

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