How Did Nat King Cole Fight Racism?

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Nathaniel Adams Cole (Nat King Cole) bore March 17, 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama. Is said to be one of the most memorable voices in American music; his rendition of “The Christmas Song” is played every year during the Christmas holiday season. His 30-year career produced records on the Pop, Rhythm and Blues and Country charts sold more than 700 records on the Capitol Records. The new Capital Records building build in 1955 was tagged “The House That Nat Built. Although he had great success with his record sales, and his fame for being the cause of a grand record company flourishing, tongue in cheek. The television program 1956-1957 never received the support and sponsorship that it needed. Cole’s comment, when questioned about the like of corporate…show more content…
In 1956 at a concert in Birmingham, AL in the middle of his song “Little Girl” three members of a local racist group knocked him from his piano bench in an attempt to kidnap the singer and injured his back. But the attempt was quickly foiled by the local police staff Cole never performed in the south again. However, “Nat King Cole’s Greatest Hits–Full Album“ is still played worldwide. In 2009 Capitol Records and EMI studios (Abbey Road Studios, London), regenerated 13 of his records with hip-hop, Latin, reggae and rock musicians to bring their distinct styles to honor Cole’s music. This album of 25 songs was compiled by “candychannel199533” who is a lover of a variety of music’s and musicians. She includes some of Cole’s famous top of the chart recordings. Unforgettable, released on Capital records 1952 and again in 1954 as a Jazz piece. The lyrics are unforgettable as well; “that someone so unforgettable thinks that I am unforgettable too” makes the heart do funny things when sung. Everyone wants to be remembered, and to be immortalized in a song like this would be truly unforgettable. Route 66 is another song that became famous was first recorded by Cole in

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