Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio Release Statement on Passing of Songwriter Bob Crewe

September 13, 2014 10:11 AM

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As BWW reported yesterday, according to an announcement on his official website, Bob Crewe, songwriter behind many of Frankie Valli and the Four Season's hit tunes, has passed away. He died peacefully, with his brother Dan Crewe by his side, on Wednesday,September 11, 2014 in Scarborough, Maine. He was 83.

Crewe was known for writing hit songs from the 1950's through the 1970's, including "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You," "Rag Doll," "Walk Like A Man," "Lady Marmalade," "My Eyes Adored You," "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore," and as the lyricist of the hit Broadway show Jersey Boys.

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