December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)

Nostalgic for the sixties and seventies? Enjoy this vintage music clip of Franki Valli and the Four Seasons singing their December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) baby boomer music hit – actually released in December, 1975.

Bob Gaudio and Judy Parker later married and are still together today. december, 1963, oh what a night, franki valli, the four seasons, baby boomers, december 5, 1933, judy parker, bob gaudio, baby boomer musicBaby boomers will remember this song from when it came out…but may not know the back story. Written by The Four Seasons keyboardist Bob Gaudio and his girlfriend Judy Parker, the song was originally titled December 5th, 1933 and was about the repeal of prohibition. Frankie Valli and Judy Parker encouraged changing the song to be a nostalgic love song…rumoured to be based in part on her romance with Gaudio. Bob Gaudio, now a septuagenarian senior citizen, and Judy Parker later married and are still together today.

Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & baby boomer writer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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