- Somethin’ Stupid (Frank & Nancy Sinatra)
- Nancy Sinatra: Dad was always encouraging about absolutely everything
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Somethin’ Stupid (Frank & Nancy Sinatra)
Something Stupid Frank & Nancy Sinatraand your watch does
I was 26 and Dad was There is a funny story attached to it. But I said it was going to be number one and Dad agreed. I just knew — something told me. And this is not just in retrospect — we just knew it was going to be a big hit. I still have it at home. It was a live recording and it was the first duet we had done together.
I know I stand in line, until you think you have the time to spend an evening with me. And if we go some place to dance, I know that there's a chance you won't be leaving with me. And afterwards we drop into a quiet little place and have a drink or two. And then I go and spoil it all, by saying something stupid like: "I love you. And though it's just a line to you, for me it's true, it never seemed so right before. I practice every day to find some clever lines to say, to make the meaning come true.
Nancy Sinatra was at her musical and Billboard Hot peak in when she hit the top ten three times, including her number one hit, These Boots Are Made For Walkin. It appeared both Nancy and Frank found their mids niche as their respective careers were on a parallel upswing. It sold only a handful of copies. At the end of the session, the A Team in the studio stepped aside, and Dad let me bring in my B Team to record our duet. Nancy and Frank prior to the recording session.
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Frank himself was swept along with the tide and Grenada and The Coffee Song became his first two hit on his own label in There were reservations from the executives at the label who thought a father-daughter romance record was too yucky to contemplate. Nancy was convinced it would work and Frank told them not to worry as Nancy would get top billing and he was right as it topped the charts for a fortnight over here and a month over there. In the Los Angeles studio the musicians were Chuck Berghofer on bass, Glen Campbell on guitar and Hal Blaine on drums, they were known as the wrecking crew, a phrase coined by Blaine. Mo Ostin, the president of Reprise, bet him two dollars it would bomb.
Nancy Sinatra: Dad was always encouraging about absolutely everything
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Carson Parks. The song is best known in the version by Frank Sinatra and his daughter Nancy Sinatra , which reached number one on the Billboard Hot chart. In the early s, Carson Parks was a folk singer in Los Angeles. In , he formed the Greenwood County Singers, later known as The Greenwoods, who had two minor hits and included singer Gaile Foote. The recording was then brought to the attention of Frank Sinatra.