Tag Archives: Nat King Cole

Wednesday Open Thread | Gone But Not Forgotten Week: Nat King Cole

When people say that music lives forever, and that long after someone has passed on, the music – good music, will last, these artists are examples. Today, we remember Nat King Cole, who is considered the first Negro ‘ crossover’ … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

“The Christmas Song”, commonly subtitled  “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire or, as it was originally subtitled, “Merry Christmas to You”, is a classic Christmas song written in 1944 by vocalist Mel Tormé and Bob Wells. According to Tormé, the … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Sunday Open Thread

Happy Sunday, Everyone. We hope you’re enjoying your weekend. Today’s song of praise is STEAL AWAY with Nat King Cole and Ms. Mahalia Jackson. From the Wiki: “Steal Away” (“Steal Away To Jesus”) is an American Negro spiritual. The song … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

“The Christmas Song”, commonly subtitled  “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire or, as it was originally subtitled, “Merry Christmas to You”, is a classic Christmas song written in 1944 by vocalist Mel Tormé and Bob Wells. According to Tormé, the … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Friday Open Thread | Nat King Cole Week!

Happy FRY-day, everyone! UNFORGETTABLE The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster 2 percent annual rate from July through September, buoyed by an uptick in consumer spending and a burst of government spending. Read more here. —By Kevin Drum So … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Thursday Open Thread | Nat King Cole Week!

Have you seen something incredibly persuasive or inspiring? Got your own list of reasons or a personal story? Send it in to forwardthis@barackobama.com and maybe we’ll forward it to everyone else. TRANSCRIPT ROSE: Will you endorse President Obama this race? … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP day, Everyone! Hope you’re enjoying the incomparable Mr. Nat King Cole. SMILE Women are these men the kind of men you want to see in Washington?

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