Too Close for Comfort (1956 song)

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"Too Close for Comfort" is a popular song by Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, and Larry Holofcener.

It was written in 1956 as part of the score for the Broadway musical Mr. Wonderful starring Sammy Davis, Jr.

The Top 40 hit version that year was recorded by Eydie Gormé.


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Notable versions[edit]

A memorable 1956 duet of the song featured Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Williams, although the 1958 recordings by Davis and Frank Sinatra are the best-known versions of the song. It also was recorded by Jamie Cullum in 2002 for his album Pointless Nostalgic, and by Dianne Reeves (in 2005) for the Grammy Award-winning soundtrack to Good Night, and Good Luck. Other versions include: