Tag Archives: Nat King Cole

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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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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