"Goin' Out Of My Head," "Hurt So Bad," "It's Gonna Take A Miracle," "I'm On The Outside Looking In," "Pretty Blue Eyes" and "Have You Looked Into Your Heart." All great hit songs and all from the prolific songwriting skills of Teddy Randazzo and Bobby Weinstein!
Teddy Randazzo was born into a musical family. His career began at age 15 as a member of the group, The Three Chuckles, with Teddy as lead vocalist on their very first hit song, "Runaround." Soon Teddy emerged as a solo artist, recording such hits as "Little Serenade" and "The Way of a Clown," and later going on to perform as a headliner in shows with legendary disc jockey, Alan Freed, at the Brooklyn Fox and Brooklyn Paramount Theaters in the heyday of the Freed-inspired rock and roll revolution.
Randazzo starred in such motion pictures as Hey, Let's Twist, The Girl Can't Help It, Rock, Rock, Rock and Mr. Rock and Roll. He also made seven appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show, which in future years was to become a prime showcase for major league musical talent, including The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
Randazzo became totally immersed in the music business, producing and writing songs as well as forming a music publishing firm with famed producer, Don Costa. He arranged and produced records for a diverse group of talents, including Little Anthony and the Imperials, The Royalettes, The Temptations, The Stylistics, The Manhattans and Frank Sinatra.
Randazzo and Weinstein joined forces as a songwriting team in 1957 and the creative juices immediately began flowing. Their first major hit, "Pretty Blue…