I watched this man pour magic from his vocal chords on TV frequently when I was a young girl. His songs can charm the red off a robin and keep lovers dancing all night. He smoked a lot of cigarettes - the health effects not all known back then, and even said they were good for...
is a phrase from Nature Boy.
This song was engrained in my memory. Hummed it day and night. Especially when I was frightened or fearful. It has served me well.
and "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return."...
I live in London.
I am a huge Nat fan. During the Christmas I am planning to sing a Nat King Cole tribute and I am desperate for some authentic backing tracks.
I have scoured the net and some of the tracks are awful. Does anyone know of a good source.
Whenever I'm feeling anxious or depressed I resort to my Nat King Cole station on Pandora and get transported to a different world in which I am happy. I love the instruments used in this "old timey" music. It's soothing and sophisticated. I believe I belong go that era.
This is my favorite song recorded by Nat King Cole. His voice is soft and confident; his timing is genius; the mood of this performance is unforgettable.
When I fall in love
It will be forever
Or I'll never fall in love
In a restless world