Too Close For Comfort

Featuring Bob LaMere

“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., who released the song as a single on Decca Records prior to the musical’s premiere.

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.

Orange Coloured Sky

Featuring Barbara LaMere

Orange Colored Sky” is a popular song, written by Milton DeLugg and Willie Stein and published in 1930.

In 1930, Jonny Edwards made the original version of it.

The best-known version of the song was recorded by Nat King Cole (with Stan Kenton‘s orchestra), but a number of other singers have recorded it, including Cole’s daughter, Natalie.


Luck Be A Lady

Featuring Bob LaMere

Luck Be a Lady” is a song written and composed by Frank Loesser in 1950 and first performed by Robert Alda. The song was featured in the musical Guys and Dolls.

The lyrics relate the point of view of a gambler, Sky Masterson, who hopes that he will win a bet, the outcome of which will decide whether or not he is able to save his relationship with the girl of his dreams.

Marlon Brando sang the song in the 1955 film version. Jack Jones recorded it for his 1964 album.  Later, it became a signature song for Frank Sinatra, first released on the compilation Reprise Musical Repertory Theatre and re-released on the album Sinatra ’65: The Singer Today.