April 17, 2008

"Nice 'n' Easy"

From his 1960, Grammy Award for Album of the Year Nominated Nice 'n' Easy record, here is the title track. Written by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Keith, Lew Spence (I suppose it took three of them to come up with couplets like "The problem here of course is/to simply hold your horses"), it was a last-minute substitute for the originally planned "The Nearness of You," that wouldn't be included until the CD release. The only non-ballad on the album, it is Frank at his finger snappin' finest:

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