The Wonder Who?

At the 1965 apogee of their chart career, Nick Massi was replaced by Charles Calello and then Joe Long in the 4 Seasons. Included in the new line-up’s year of hits was a curious joke adaptation of Bob…
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At the 1965 apogee of their chart career, Nick Massi was replaced by Charles Calello and then Joe Long in the 4 Seasons. Included in the new line-up’s year of hits was a curious joke adaptation of Bob Dylan’s ‘Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right’ under the nom de turntable, the Wonder Who? The song itself mattered less than lead vocalist Frankie Valli’s ‘baby’ falsetto, supposedly his impersonation of jazz singer Rose Murphy. Although it reached the US Top 5, the group did intend to seriously pursue this vocational tangent beyond a couple more singles, having made the point to their record company that the number per se was commercial enough without buyers knowing it was by the 4 Seasons.