You Didn't Have to Be So Nice
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You Didn't Have to Be So Nice
"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice"
"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice" Lovin' Spoonful single.jpg
Single by The Lovin' Spoonful
from the album Daydream
"My Gal"
ReleasedNovember 13, 1965
GenreFolk rock, pop[1]
Length2:29
LabelKama Sutra 205
Steve Boone, John Sebastian
Erik Jacobsen
The Lovin' Spoonful singles chronology
"Do You Believe in Magic"
(1965)
"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice"
(1965)
"Daydream"
(1966)

"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice" is the second single released by The Lovin' Spoonful, issued in 1965. The song was featured on their 1966 album, Daydream. It reached #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1966.[1] According to its writer, band bassist and songwriter Steven Boone, it was inspired by 1960s celebrity photographer Nurit Wilde.[2]

The song has been cited as an inspiration for the composition of the song "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.[3]

Covers

References

  1. ^ a b Richie Unterberger. "You Didn't Have to Be So Nice - The Lovin' Spoonful | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved .
  2. ^ http://www.classicbands.com/LovinSpoonfulSteveBooneInterview.html
  3. ^ "Beach Boys: Our top 50 hits". Newsday. 2012-06-22. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Nick Vernier Band - You Didn't Have To Be So Nice (short edit)". YouTube. 2014-05-04. Retrieved .

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