Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole - Unforgettable (1951)
With Lyrics to ~Sing A Long~

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American singer Natalie Cole (February 6, 1950 - December 31, 2015) included a cover of the song on her album Unforgettable... with Love (1991). The song, reworked as a "virtual duet" with her father, Nat King Cole.
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Nat King Cole
March 17, 1919 - February 15, 1965

Nat "King" Cole had one of the greatest singing voices of the twentieth century. His daughter, Natalie, also has a beautiful singing voice. Twenty years after her father s death, Natalie used modern technology in a creative way to sing with him again.

In 1992, she made an album called Unforgettable...With Love. The album contains her own versions of many of her father s songs. For the song "Unforgettable," she created a duet, recording her voice over her father s original recording. She won two Grammy Awards one for the song and one for the album. In 1996, Natalie recorded another "duet" with her father, "When I Fall in Love," on her album Stardust. It also won a Grammy Award.

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 - February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer and musician who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. He was widely noted for his soft, baritone voice, which he used to perform in big band and jazz genres.

Cole was one of the first African Americans to host a television variety show, The Nat King Cole Show, and has maintained worldwide popularity since his death from lung cancer in February 1965.

Beginning in the late 1940s, Cole began recording and performing pop-oriented material for mainstream audiences, in which he was often accompanied by a string orchestra. His stature as a popular icon was cemented during this period by hits such as "The Christmas Song" (Cole recorded that tune four times: on June 14, 1946, as a pure Trio recording, on August 19, 1946, with an added string section, on August 24, 1953, and in 1961 for the double album The Nat King Cole Story; this final version, recorded in stereo, is the one most often heard today), "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66" (1946), "Nature Boy" (1948), "Mona Lisa" (1950), "Too Young" (the #1 song in 1951), and his signature tune "Unforgettable" (1951) (Gainer 1).

While this shift to pop music led some jazz critics and fans to accuse Cole of selling out, he never totally abandoned his jazz roots; as late as 1956, for instance, he recorded an all-jazz album After Midnight. Cole had one of his last big hits in 1963, two years before his death, with the classic "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer", which reached #6 on the Pop chart. While Cole himself wasn t alive to increase his fame, the popularity of his music did not die with him.
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Nat King Cole
March 17, 1919 - February 15, 1965

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Unforgettable For Evermore



Nat King Cole

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