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Nat King Cole


Gip Interviews King Cole in Columbus, O., and California

Report and Interview by J.T. Gipson, California Eagle, The, July 1948

I FIRST MET Nat Cole, leader of the world famous King Cole trio, at 2 ayem in the morning standing bareheaded in front of the ...

Not Even Nat Cole Can Afford To Be Without A Hit

Interview by June Harris, Disc, December 1962

AFTER 25 years in show business, with TV, radio and cabaret success his for the asking, you might think that Nat King Cole would count ...

Welcome Back to Nat 'King' Cole

Profile by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, July 1963

INCREDIBLE — but in December, 1940, in a Hollywood recording studio, Nat "King" Cole made the first of many hit discs, 'Sweet Lorraine'. It is ...

Nat King Cole: Great Jazzman To Great Businessman

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, July 1963

SOFT LIGHTS, a smoke-hazed atmosphere, gentleness, smooth (and, if you're a susceptible girl, spine-tingling) singing. ...

see also Natalie Cole

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