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Nat King Cole

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

Report and Interview by J.T. Gipson, The California Eagle, 22 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 ...

George Shearing is very happy about Nat Cole's hit

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 5 October 1962

WHEN 'Ramblin' Rose' leapt high into the NME Charts last week, nobody was happier than George Shearing, in London for the start of his tour. ...

Not Even Nat Cole Can Afford To Be Without A Hit

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 15 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, 5 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, 20 July 1963

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

Says Nat Cole: Record Industry Must Go Back to Building Stars

Interview by uncredited writer, Billboard, 25 January 1964

HOLLYWOOD — "If I had to come up in the business today, I'd be a frustrated man. No one's developing stars anymore, and the industry ...

Nat King Cole: The Lesson I Learned When They Told Me The Truth

Interview by Ivor Davis, Daily Express, 12 February 1965


Nat King Cole: Unforgettable

Obituary by Ivor Davis, Daily Express, 16 February 1965

Nat King Cole dies and an era comes to an end ...

Nat King Cole: You're Listening To The Nat King Cole Trio (Music For Pleasure)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 11 February 1967

WE ALL SUFFER from blind spots, I guess, so I'll confess one of mine at once and admit that I'm almost totally proof against the ...

Natalie Cole: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Lloyd Bradley, The Independent, 21 May 1992

Not really so unforgettable: Lloyd Bradley is dazed and confused by Natalie Cole at the Royal Albert Hall. ...

Natalie Cole: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 25 May 1992

'UNFORGETTABLE', Natalie Cole's "duet" with her father, Nat "King", cleaned up this year's Grammy awards. The song, wherein Natalie's voice was grafted onto Pop's 1951 ...

Juggy Gayles: Leader of the Old School

Profile and Interview by Holly George-Warren, Rolling Stone, 24 March 1994

JUGGY GAYLES hyped records the old-fashioned way-with style ...

Capitol at 75

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'Capitol 75' (Taschen), 2016

NOTE: Herewith the full "director's cut" version of the historical essay I contributed to the spectacularly lavish Taschen book marking the 75th anniversary of West ...

see also Natalie Cole


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