Tag Archives: Nat King Cole

Monday Open Thread |The Baby Makers Week : Nat King Cole

Good Morning. I thought we’d share this week with crooners, that, well….doesn’t the title of this week explain it all? We begin with Nat King Cole.   Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Holiday Spirit

“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 Bob Wells and Mel Tormé. According to Tormé, the song … Continue reading

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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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