Fake News, 1930s Style

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Monday, and knee deep in alternative facts. This Yip Harburg-Harold Arlen song spills the beans.

Nat King Cole was such a great singer that sometimes people forget that he started out as a first-class jazz pianist, as you can see on his piano solo here.

Reunald Jones on trumpet, John Collins on guitar.

Thanks to YouTuber Johnny Brown

 

Too Young: Nat King Cole

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Some people say that Nat King Cole was arguably the greatest 20th century American  male singer. When I listen to a performance such as in the video above, I have a hard time disagreeing…

This recording was number one on the American charts in 1951.