|You Didn't Have to Be So Nice|
Single by The Lovin' Spoonful from the album Daydream
B-side "My Gal"
Genre Folk rock
Label Kama Sutra
Writer(s) Steve Boone,John Sebastian
"You Didn't Have to Be So Nice" is the second single released by The Lovin' Spoonful, released in 1965. The song was featured on their 1966 album Daydream. It reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1966.
The original four members of the Lovin' Spoonful were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 6, 2000. All four original members appeared at the ceremony and performed "Do You Believe In Magic".
Yanovsky died in 2002. Sebastian has stated that he no longer wishes to perform with the remaining members of the group because he wanted to move on when he left the group.
The current group, still led by Butler and Boone, continues to perform.