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Christmas time is here -- and gone

...football? Searching the house in case every room is loaded like this.Images wherever I turn. A partridge in a pear tree. Nat King Cole. Chestnuts. Gene Autry. Rudolph. The Grinch. Scrooge. Frosty. Yes, Virginia. A little drummer boy. Miracles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-23/christmas-time-here-and-gone
I love the smell of vinyl in the morning

...building that listed all of the older artists that recorded for the Capitol Records label. It listed Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Stan Kenton and even the Kingston Trio, the only "cool" nod to the pre-Beatles days of the hallowed record...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/going-out/music/2011-08-24/i-love-smell-v
Fifty recordings chosen for preservation

...Command Performance" show No. 21, Bob Hope, master of ceremonies, July 7, 1942 -"Straighten Up and Fly Right," Nat "King" Cole, 1943 -Allen's Alley segment from "The Fred Allen Show", radio broadcast of Oct. 7, 1945 -"Jole Blon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/12/mus_77105.shtml
Music
Van Hunt's next album is true to his standards

...melody come across," he said, pausing on his cell phone to give his driver directions to Santa Monica. "Look at old Nat King Cole records, or a song like Yesterday. There are things, musically, going on there. But the song is always up front...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/16/mus_57058.shtml
Music
Living briefs

...Christmas Charlie Brown! and Snoopy: Flying Ace. Music fans also can purchase a CD for $5 with holiday classics from Nat King Cole and Dean Martin. 'I DO' When duty calls, love doesn't mind listening. Christie London and Scott Curry were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/04/liv_28911.shtml
Life & style
Branford Marsalis embraces the jazz tradition

...saxophones, include three somewhat obscure covers - "The Ruby and the Pearl," done in a sultry semi-bolero style, which Nat King Cole and later Wayne Shorter recorded; "Dinner for One Please, James," which acknowledges the influence of tenor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/30/mus_441343.shtml
Music
People in the News

...the Net: http://www.kimoraleesimmons.com --- NEW YORK - Although it's been played many times, many ways, Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song" rates as the most popular Christmas song in a survey of women ages 30-49. Following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/03/ent_436157.shtml
Things to Do
At the Movies: 'Ray'

...rise from teen-age keyboard jockey for clubs and house bands in the late 1940s, through his early stumblings as a Nat King Cole sound-alike, to his '50s breakthrough, when he found his voice and style in a raw, joyous blend of gospel-tinged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/28/mov_432707.shtml
Movies
Rose is a rose is a ... sorry, what?

...span of a gnat." Huh? Me, the attention span of a gnat? I don't know what she could be talking about. A gnat? Nat King Cole, maybe. Or Old King Cole. Or Cole Porter. Porter, hey porter! Port-au-Prince. Prince Albert. Albert Hall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/30/moo_426934.shtml
Glynn Moore
Ray Charles, Grammy-winning master of music, dies at 73

...moving to Seattle. He dropped his last name in deference to boxer Sugar Ray Robinson, patterned himself for a time after Nat "King" Cole and formed a group that backed rhythm 'n' blues singer Ruth Brown. It was in Seattle's red light district...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/11/mus_418590.shtml
Music