Nat King Cole Catalog

1939 (age 20)

King Cole's Swingsters - There's No Anesthetic For Love / Dixie Jamboree  (Davis & Schwegler 108/109)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass; Juanelda Carter, Bonnie Lake, vocals.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1939
DS-108There's No Anesthetic For Love
DS-109Dixie Jamboree

King Cole's Swingsters - Ta-De-Ah / Riffin' At The Bar-B-Q  (Davis & Schwegler 110/111)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass; Juanelda Carter, Bonnie Lake, vocals.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1939
DS-110Ta-De-Ah
DS-111Riffin' At The Bar-B-Q

King Cole's Swingsters - Harlem Swing / I Lost Control Of Myself  (Davis & Schwegler 112/113)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass; Juanelda Carter, Bonnie Lake, vocals.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1939
DS-112Harlem Swing
DS-113I Lost Control Of Myself

King Cole's Swingsters - The Land Of Make Believe / That "Please Be Mineable" Feeling  (Davis & Schwegler 114/115)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass; Juanelda Carter, Bonnie Lake, vocals.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1939
DS-114The Land Of Make Believe
DS-115That "Please Be Mineable" Feeling

King Cole's Swingsters - Dancing In The Street / You're So Different  (Davis & Schwegler 116/117)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass; Juanelda Carter, Bonnie Lake, vocals.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1939
DS-116Dancing In The Street
DS-117You're So Different

King Cole's Swingsters - I Wouldn't Have Known It / Let's Get Happy  (Davis & Schwegler 118/119)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass; Juanelda Carter, Bonnie Lake, vocals.: same session.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1939
DS-118I Wouldn't Have Known It
DS-119Let's Get Happy

1940

Various Artists - An Anthology - The Changing Face Of Harlem, Vol. 2  (Savoy SJL 2224)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1940
AM521 | S5898I Like To Riff
AM522 | S5899On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Nat King Cole And The King Cole Trio  (Savoy SJL 1205)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; Lee Young, drums.: same session.
Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1940
AM523Black Spider Stomp
AM524By The River Sainte Marie
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass; Maxine Johnson, vocals.
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1940
DST-283AI'm A Perfect Fool Over You
DST-283BNever Mind, Baby
DST-283CLovely Little Person
DST-283DGoin' To Town With Honey
DST-283ESyncopated Lullaby
DST-283FFallin' In And Out Of Love
DST-284ALet's Do Things
DST-284BLove Me Sooner
DST-284CJumpy Jitters
DST-284DNothing Ever Happens
DST-284ESentimental Blue
DST-284FWhat 'Cha Doin' To My Heart

Nat "King" Cole - In The Beginning  (Decca DL 8260)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1940
DLA-2255-ASweet Lorraine
DLA-2256-AHoneysuckle Rose
DLA-2257-AGone With The Draft
DLA-2258-AThis Side Up
same personnel.
Chicago, IL, March 14, 1941
93596-ABabs
93597-AScotchin' With The Soda
93599-AEarly Morning Blues
same personnel.
NYC, July 16, 1941
69504-AThis Will Make You Laugh
69507-AI Like To Riff
same personnel.
NYC, October 22, 1941
69850-ACall The Police
69851-AAre You Fer It
69852-AThat Ain't Right

1941

Nat King Cole - From The Very Beginning  (MCA MCA2-4020)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, bass.
Chicago, IL, March 14, 1941
93598-ASlow Down
same personnel.
NYC, July 16, 1941
69505-AStop, The Red Light's On
69506-AHit The Ramp
same personnel.
NYC, October 22, 1941
69853-AHit That Jive, Jack

1942

The Complete Capitol Recordings Of The Nat King Cole Trio  (Mosaic MR27-138)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Red Callender, bass.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 11, 1942
RR8113-CVom, Vim, Veedle
RR8114-CAll For You
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 1943
107 | AMO-2961Let's Spring One
106Beautiful Moons Ago
104 | AMO-2963Pitchin' Up A Boogie
105 | AMO-2966I'm Lost
same personnel.
Los Angeles, CA, November 2, 1943
1A-2078F.S.T. (Fine, Sweet And Tasty)
1A-2079My Lips Remember Your Kisses
1A-2080Got A Penny
1A-2081Let's Pretend
same personnel.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, November 30, 1943
123-4Straighten Up And Fly Right
124-4Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
125-2Jumpin' At Capitol
126-1If You Can't Smile And Say Yes (Please Don't Cry And Say No)
same personnel.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1943
140-2Embraceable You (alternate version)
142-1I Just Can't See For Lookin'
same personnel.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 1944
211-2After You Get What You Want, You Don't Want It
212-2Look What You've Done To Me
same personnel.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, November 28, 1944
335-5Please Consider Me
336-6Bring Another Drink
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1945
612-5I'd Love To Make Love To You
613-1I'm A Shy Guy
614-1Katusha
615-5It Only Happens Once
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 19, 1945
644-1Don't Blame Me
645-2I'm In The Mood For Love
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 23, 1945
651-4Barcarolle
652-1To A Wild Rose
654-5I Tho't You Ought To Know
655-3It Only Happens Once
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1945
750-5(I Call My Papa) Fla-Ga-La-Pa
751-3It Is Better To Be By Yourself
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, October 11, 1945
765-9It Is Better To Be By Yourself
766-7Come To Baby, Do!
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, October 18, 1945
773-16Homeward Bound
776-2I Know That You Know
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, December 4, 1945
840-2But She's My Buddy's "Chick" (alternate take)
840-3But She's My Buddy's "Chick" (alternate version)
841-3Oh, But I Do
843-1You Must Be Blind
844-2Loan Me Two Till Tuesday
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 15, 1946
1027-2I'm In The Mood For Love
1028-5I Don't Know Why (alternate take)
1028-6I Don't Know Why
1029-1(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
1030-1Everyone Is Sayin' Hello Again (Why Must We Say Goodbye)
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, probably circa mid March, 1946
F.S.T. (Opening Theme)
F.S.T. (Closing Theme)
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1946
ET795-2Just You, Just Me (alternate take)
ET795-1Just You, Just Me
ET796-1I've Got The World On A String
ET797-2Rex Rhumba
ET798-1But She's My Buddy's "Chick"
ET798-2Chant Of The Blues (Dog-gone Unlucky Blues)
ET799-1Rock-A-Bye Basie (instrumental)
ET799-3Lester Leaps In (instrumental)
ET800-1I Don't Know Why
ET800-2I Want To Be Happy (instrumental)
ET800-3I Know That You Know
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 5, 1946
1069-4What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry (alternate take)
1069-5What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
1070-1To A Wild Rose (alternate take)
1070-2To A Wild Rose
1071-2Baby, Baby All The Time
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 1946
ET1015-1I Don't Know Why
ET1015-2This Way Out
ET1016-1Baby, Baby All The Time
ET1016-2Somebody Loves Me
ET1017-1Too Marvelous For Words
ET1018-1Honeysuckle Rose
ET1018-2How Does It Feel
ET1019-2Loan Me Two Till Tuesday
ET1020-1What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
ET1020-2You Name It
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 17, 1946
1080-2Could-'Ja (alternate take)
1080-4Could-'Ja
1081-3Baby, Baby All The Time (alternate take)
1082-1Oh, But I Do
1083-4Rex Rhumba
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 1946
ET1040-1How High The Moon
ET1040-2You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)
ET1041-1Tiny's Exercise
ET1042-2After You Get What You Want, You Don't Want It
ET1043-1Body And Soul
ET1043-2On The Sunny Side Of The Street
ET1044-1I'd Love To Make Love To You
ET1044-2Homeward Bound
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 24, 1946
ET1058-1What Is This Thing Called Love
ET1059-1Mabel, Mabel
ET1059-3Swingin' The Blues
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 1946
ET1060-1Beautiful Moons Ago
ET1060-2I Got Rhythm
ET1061-1Could-'Ja
ET1061-2One O'Clock Jump
ET1062-2How Deep Is The Ocean
ET1063-1(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
ET1063-2Cole Slaw
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 1, 1946
1097-1Homeward Bound
1098-3Chant Of The Blues (Dog-gone Unlucky Blues)
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, June 14, 1946
956-5The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)
957-3You Should Have Told Me
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; Jack "The Bear" Parker, drums.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, August 19, 1946
982-3You Should Have Told Me
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; Jack "The Bear" Parker, drums; unidentified 4 strings and harp, Charlie Grean, arranger.
981-2The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, September 6, 1946
987-9In The Cool Of Evening
988-3That's The Beginning Of The End
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, September 17, 1946
995-4If You Don't Like My Apples
same personnel.
Pathe Studios, NYC, December 18, 1946
1268-5I Want To Thank Your Folks
1270-2Come In Out Of The Rain
same personnel.
Pathe Studios, NYC, December 30, 1946
1273-2You Don't Learn That In School
1274-3You Be You (But Let Me Be Me)
1275-2Can You Look Me In The Eyes (And Say We're Through)
same personnel.
Pathe Studios, NYC, January 21, 1947
1287-3Give Me Twenty Nickels
1288-3Meet Me At No Special Place (And I'll Be There At No Particular Time)
1289-2If You Don't Like My Apples
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1947
2086-4Thanks For You
2093-2It's Kind Of Lonesome Out Tonight
2097-1For Once In Your Life
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 3, 1947
2103-1Now He Tells Me
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947
2137-3I Never Had A Chance
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 1947
2143-5Ooh, Kickeronie
2144-3(It's Easy To See) The Trouble With Me Is You
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1947
2147-1Three Little Words
2153-3Moonlight In Vermont
2154-1Poor Butterfly
2155-2How High The Moon
2156-1I'll Never Be The Same
2157-1These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
2158-3Cole Capers
2159-1Blues In My Shower
Nat King Cole, piano, celeste, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1947
2163-3I Wanna Be A Friend Of Yours
2164-3Kee-mo Ky-mo (The Magic Song)
2165-4Three Blind Mice
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; Johnny Mercer, vocals.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 1947
2184-3Save The Bones For Henry Jones ('Cause Henry Don't Eat No Meat)
2185-3My Baby Likes To Be-Bop (And I Like To Be-Bop Too)
2186-2Harmony
2187-5You Can't Make Money Dreamin'
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Buddy Cole, celeste; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; unidentified reeds and strings, Frank DeVol, arranger, conductor.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 1947
2172-3There's A Train Out For Dreamland
2191-2(Go To Sleep) My Sleepy Head
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Buddy Cole, celeste; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
2193-1Nature Boy
2197-2Wildroot Charlie
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Pinto Colvig, sound effects; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1947
2210-2Nursery Rhymes: Mary Had A Little Lamb / London Bridge / Go In And Out The Window / Pop Goes The Weasel
2211-3Old MacDonald Had A Farm
2212-2The Three Trees
2213-2Laguna Mood (instrumental)
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1947
2220-3I'm A Little Ashamed
2221-3Now He Tells Me
2222-2That's A Natural Fact
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 29, 1947
2226-4Lament In Chords
2227-3You've Got Another Heart On Your Hands
2228-2Baby I Need You
2229-3Those Things Money Can't Buy
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
NYC, November 3, 1947
1952-6Money Is Honey
1954-2Who's Telling You Lies
1955-3No Moon At All
same personnel.
NYC, November 4, 1947
1956-5I Feel So Smoochie
1957-1A Boy From Texas-A Girl From Tennessee
1958-2When You Walked Out With Shoes On
1959-2That's The Kind Of Girl I Dream Of
same personnel.
NYC, November 5, 1947
1960-3It's The Sentimental Thing To Do
1961-2I've Only Myself To Blame
1962-2It's Like Taking Candy From A Baby
1963-2You've Changed
same personnel.
NYC, November 6, 1947
1964-4The Geek (instrumental)
1965-3Confess
same personnel.
NYC, November 7, 1947
1967-7Flo And Joe
1968-2If You Stub Your Toe On The Moon
1969-2I'm Gonna Spank My Heart
1970-2I See By The Papers
1971-1Return Trip
1995-3A Woman Always Understands
same personnel.
NYC, November 24, 1947
2529-6Put 'Em In A Box, Tie 'Em With A Ribbon (And Throw 'Em In The Deep Blue Sea)
2530-2Blue And Sentimental
2531-4I've Got A Way With Women
2532-2My Fair Lady
same personnel.
NYC, November 29, 1947
2544-3I Wish I Had The Blues Again
2545-4Didn't I Tell You So
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; unidentified strings, Carlyle Hall, arranger.
NYC, December 20, 1947
2928-3Lost April
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
2929-5Lillette
2930-2Monday Again
2932-1It's So Hard To Laugh (It's So Easy To Cry)
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass.
NYC, December 21, 1948
3808-2A Portrait Of Jennie
3809-4It Only Happens Once
3810-1My Mother Told Me
3811-4Bang Bang Boogie
same personnel.
NYC, January 14, 1949
3382-1Don't Cry, Cry Baby
3383-2An Old Piano Plays The Blues
3384-2How Lonely Can You Get
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
WMGM Radio Station, NYC, March 29, 1949
3750-3Land Of Love (Come My Love And Live With Me)
3751-3Lush Life
3752-3Lillian
3754-3Yes Sir, That's My Baby
3755-1I Used To Love You (But It's All Over Now)
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
WMGM Radio Station, NYC, March 30, 1949
3756-5Etymology (Language Of Love)
3758-3Last But Not Least (instrumental)
3759-3I Wake Up Screaming Dreaming Of You
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
NYC, May 20, 1949
3788-5It Was So Good While It Lasted
3790-5I Get Sentimental Over Nothing (Imagine How I Feel About You)
3791-3Who Do You Know In Heaven (That Made You The Angel You Are)
3792-1Your Voice
3793-2A Little Yellow Ribbon (In Her Hair)
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1949
4980 | 51679-1My Mother Told Me
4981 | 51678-1Exactly Like You
Part Of Me
What Have You Got In Those Eyes
Top Hat Bop
Go Bongo
Rhumba Blues
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
same personnel.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1949
4755-2You Can't Lose A Broken Heart
4756-1Bang Bang Boogie
same personnel.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 1949
4976-1(Here Is My Heart) Nalani
4977-1The Horse Told Me
4978-1Don't Shove, I'm Leaving
4979-1Calypso Blues
Gene Orloff, violin; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Woody Herman, vocals.
NYC, November 7, 1949
4314-4Mule Train
same session.
4315-4My Baby Just Cares For Me
Ernie Royal, trumpet; Charlie Barnet, tenor sax; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Earl Hyde, drums; Nellie Lutcher, vocals.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 5, 1950
5366-3For You My Love
5371-4Can I Come In For A Second
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; possibly Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; The Starlighters, vocal group.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1950
5159-2Baby Won't You Say You Love Me
5162-2I'll Never Say "Never Again" Again
5526-1Twisted Stockin's
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; possibly Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Girl Trio, vocal group.
5160-2I Almost Lost My Mind
5161-2A Little Bit Independent
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas.
NYC, March 9, 1950
52213-1If I Were You, Baby, I'd Love Me
Third Finger, Left Hand
After My Laughter Came Tears
52214-1Calico Sal
52219-1Peaches
52218-1Don't Let Your Eyes Go Shopping (For Your Heart)
All Aboard
52216-1Ooh, Kickeronie
'Deed I Do
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 1950
5665-4The Greatest Inventor (Of Them All)
Al Richman, French horn; Sid Cooper, clarinet, flute; Stan Karpenia, George Koch, Zelly Smirnoff, Louis Stone, Frank York, George Zorning, violin; Dick Freitag, Rudy Sims, viola; Peter Makas, Ray Sabinsky, cello; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Mel Zelnick, drums; Maria Cole, Alyce King Vokettes, vocals; Walter Rivers, conductor; Pete Rugolo, arranger.
NYC, May 19, 1950
5755-5Time Out For Tears
Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Salko, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, John Halliburton, Herbie Harper, trombone; Art Pepper, Bud Shank, alto sax; Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper, tenor sax; Bob Gioga, baritone sax; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Laurindo Almeida, Irving Ashby, guitar; Don Bagley, Joe Comfort, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Shorty Rogers, Pete Rugolo, arranger.
Capitol Melrose Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1950
6513-6Orange Colored Sky
6514-6Jam-Bo
Buddy Childers, trumpet; Jules Kinsler, flute; Harry Steinfeld, sax; George Kast, violin; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Jud Conlin Rhythmaires: Jud Conlin, Mac McLean, Loulie Jean Norman, Charlie Parletto, Gloria Wood, vocals; Dave Barbour, conductor; Heinie Beau, Lou Busch, Harold Mooney, arranger; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1950
6543-2Get To Gettin'
Nat King Cole, piano?, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; The Ray Charles Singers, vocal group; Neal Hefti, Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor; and others.
NYC, December 11, 1950
6240-4Paint Yourself A Rainbow
6241-3Destination Moon
Buddy Childers, Ray Linn, Ralph Muzzillo, Jimmy Salko, trumpet; Ray Conniff, Jerome Rosa, Harold Smith, trombone; Chuck Gentry, Jimmy Giuffre, William Hamilton Jr., Jules Kinsler, Ronald Pirozzi, sax; Al Pellegrini, piano; Tony Rizzi, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Jack Costanzo, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 1951
7050-9That's My Girl
Buddy Childers, trumpet; Chuck Gentry, Jimmy Giuffre, Skeets Herfurt, Jules Kinsler, Babe Russin, sax; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, The King Sisters, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 12, 1951
7119-10You Can't Make Me Love You
7136-9Poor Jenny Is A Weepin'
Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Ray Charles Singers, vocal group; Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor; and others.
NYC, March 9, 1951
6275-3A Robin And The Rainbow And A Red, Red Rose
6276-3The Lighthouse In The Sky
6277-4Pigtails And Freckles
Conrad Gozzo, Uan Rasey, Shorty Rogers, Joe Triscari, trumpet; Walter Benson, Jimmy Priddy, Si Zentner, trombone; Gus Bivona, Al Gershoff, alto sax; Bob Cooper, Don Lodice, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1952
9224-7It's Crazy
9579-5Summer Is A-Comin' In
Bruce Bruckert, Chris Griffin, Dean Henckle, Jack Laibach, Martin White, trumpet; Keith Butterfield, Dick Reynolds, Walter Shields, Kenny Trimble, trombone; Leo Anthony, Earl Bergman, Jim Schneider, Billy Usselton, Buddy Wise, reeds; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Archie Freeman, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 1952
10436-3Don't Let Your Eyes Go Shopping (For Your Heart)
Pete Candoli, Mannie Klein, Shorty Sherock, Zeke Zarchy, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Ed Kusby, Jimmy Priddy, Si Zentner, trombone; Jack Dumont, Skeets Herfurt, Joe Koch, Ted Nash, William Skalak, sax; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1953
11083-7Don't Hurt The Girl
Nat King Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1955
14206-1I Surrender, Dear (alternate take)
Milton Raskin, piano; John Collins, Jack Marshall, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Irv Cottler, tambourine; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1959
32320-5Whatcha' Gonna Do (instrumental)
32321-4In A Mellow Tone (instrumental)
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 23, 1961
23566-10Embraceable You
** also issued on Mosaic MD18-138.

1943

The King Cole Trio - Vocal Classics  (Capitol T-591)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 1943
139-1Sweet Lorraine
140-1Embraceable You
141-4It's Only A Paper Moon
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 19, 1945
646-1What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
647-1I'm Thru With Love
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1947
2138-4This Is My Night To Dream
2139-3Makin' Whoopee
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 8, 1947
2142-3I'll String Along With You
2145-1Too Marvelous For Words
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
NYC, November 3, 1947
1953-1Little Girl
same personnel.
NYC, November 6, 1947
1966-1If I Had You
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
WMGM Radio Station, NYC, March 22, 1949
3743-1For All We Know

1944

The King Cole Trio - Instrumental Classics  (Capitol T-592)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 1944
182-1The Man I Love
183-1Body And Soul
184-1Prelude In C Sharp Minor
185-1What Is This Thing Called Love
same personnel.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 1944
213-2Easy Listening Blues
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 23, 1945
653-1Sweet Georgia Brown
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, October 18, 1945
775-2This Way Out (instrumental)
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, October 30, 1946
1263-4Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1947
2085-5Honeysuckle Rose
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947
2135-1Rhumba Azul
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
WMGM Radio Station, NYC, March 22, 1949
3741-2Laugh! Cool Clown
3742-2Bop-Kick
** also issued on Capitol M-11033 entitled "King Cole Trio - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 8 - Trio Days".

Nat King Cole Meets The Master Saxes  (Phoenix Jazz LP 5)

Shad Collins, trumpet; Illinois Jacquet, tenor sax; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Gene Englund, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
NYC, February, 1944 or July, 1942
1010Heads
1011Pro-Sky
1012It Had To Be You
1013I Can't Give You Anything But Love
** also issued on Spotlite (E) SPJ 136.

Nat King Cole - There! I've Said It Again  (Capitol ST-310)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 6, 1944
214-4I Realize Now
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, December 4, 1945
842-3How Does It Feel (edited version)
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 1, 1946
1096-3You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
NYC, October 28, 1947
1951-3Then I'll Be Tired Of You
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
WMGM Radio Station, NYC, March 29, 1949
3753-2'Tis Autumn

1945

The Nat King Cole Trio - The Vintage Years  (Capitol T-2529)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 19, 1945
643-3You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
same personnel.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, October 11, 1945
767-3The Frim Fram Sauce
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, April 17, 1946
1081-4Baby, Baby All The Time
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, May 1, 1946
1095-3But She's My Buddy's "Chick"
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass; Jack "The Bear" Parker, drums.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, August 19, 1946
980-4The Best Man
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
Pathe Studios, NYC, December 18, 1946
1269-5You're The Cream In My Coffee
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, June 13, 1947
2050-4Naughty Angeline
2051-2I Miss You So
2052-3That's What
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 3, 1947
2101-2I Think You Get What I Mean
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947
2134-3When I Take My Sugar To Tea

The Sunset All Stars With Nat King Cole - Kicks! - Jazz Club Series, Vol. 32  (Fontana (Du) 883 285 JCY)

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Herbie Haymer, tenor sax; Nat King Cole, piano; John Simmons, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, June 9, 1945
SRC 142 & SRC 143 | OSW. 710 & OSW. 711Nat's Kick (as Kicks) (aka Honeysuckle Rose)

Nat 'King' Cole - 10th Anniversary Album  (Capitol W-514)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, October 18, 1945
774-9I'm An Errand Boy For Rhythm
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, July 3, 1947
2102-1(Everyone Has Someone) But All I've Got Is Me
2104-2I Can't Be Bothered
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1947
2141-1There! I've Said It Again
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
NYC, October 28, 1947
1949-5The Love Nest
1950-3Dream A Little Dream Of Me
same personnel.
NYC, December 20, 1947
2931-3Lulubelle
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
WMGM Radio Station, NYC, March 30, 1949
3757-2Peaches
Buddy Childers, trumpet; Chuck Gentry, Jimmy Giuffre, Skeets Herfurt, Jules Kinsler, Babe Russin, sax; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Louis Bellson, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, The King Sisters, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 12, 1951
7110-8Wish I Were Somebody Else
Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano, celeste; Bob Bain, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Nick Fatool, drums; Jack Costanzo, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1951
7939Lovelight
Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, Harry Geller, conductor; Tony Lavello, Gus Levene, arranger; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1951
9011The Story Of My Wife
Conrad Gozzo, Uan Rasey, Shorty Rogers, Joe Triscari, trumpet; Walter Benson, Jimmy Priddy, Si Zentner, trombone; Gus Bivona, Al Gershoff, alto sax; Bob Cooper, Don Lodice, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1952
9572-7Where Were You
probably John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
possibly NYC, March 31, 1952
Rough Ridin'
Pete Candoli, Carlton McBeath, trumpet; Joe Howard, Ed Kusby, Paul Tanner, Si Zentner, trombone; Robert Lawson, sax; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Jack Gasselin, Henry Hill, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, violin; Stan Harris, David Sterkin, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Armand Kaproff, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1952
10450Sleeping Beauty
Pete Candoli, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Joe Howard, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, violin; Stan Harris, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1952
10490Too Soon
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1952
10949-18Mother Nature And Father Time

1946

Nat 'King' Cole - Unforgettable  (Capitol T-357)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
WMCA Radio Station, NYC, August 22, 1946
983-5(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
same personnel.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1947
2136-2What'll I Do
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Johnny Miller, bass.
NYC, November 29, 1947
2546-5Lost April
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; unidentified strings, Carlyle Hall, arranger.
NYC, January 14, 1949
3381-3A Portrait Of Jennie
Sam Cytron, Dave Frisina, Murray Kellner, Mark Levant, Dan Lube, Lou Raderman, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Al Harshman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Gus Levene, Nelson Riddle, arranger; Les Baxter, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 1950
5664-2Mona Lisa
Harry Bluestone, Benny Gill, Seymour Kramer, Dan Lube, William Miller, Misha Russell, Jack Shulman, Robert Sushel, Jerry Vinci, violin; Joe DiFiore, Lou Kievman, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, Milton Kestenbaum, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, conductor; Nelson Riddle, arranger.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 6, 1951
7108-8Too Young
Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 12, 1951
7134-5Red Sails In The Sunset
Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano, celeste; Bob Bain, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Nick Fatool, drums; Jack Costanzo, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1951
7937-9Unforgettable
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1952
10950-12Pretend
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
possibly NYC, March 31, 1953
11335-4Make Her Mine
same personnel.
possibly NYC, December 3, 1953
20242-14Answer Me, My Love
Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, Bill Hinshaw, French horn; John Hacker, Harry Klee, Dominick Mumolo, reeds; Len Atkins, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Stan Harris, Paul Robyn, Barbara Simons, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Bill Miller, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Lou Singer, percussion; Nat King Cole, Loulie Jean Norman, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1954
12853-11Hajji Baba

1949 (age 30)

Nat "King" Cole, Erroll Garner - 20 Dynamic Fingers  (Alto AL 709)

Milt Jackson, vibes #8; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; June Christy, vocals #8; Machito And His Orhestra, #8.
"Bob City", NYC, May 7, 1949
1.Old Piano Plays The Blues
2.Yes Sir! That's My Baby
3.Last But Not Least
4.Don't Cry, Cry Baby
5.It's Only A Paper Moon
6.Body And Soul
7.Cole's Bop Blues
8.Nat Meets June
Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unidentified vocal group.
probably television broadcast, "Ed Sullivan Show", NYC, May 7, 1950
The Greatest Inventor (Of Them All)

Various Artists - Merry Christmas To You!  (Capitol T-9030)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 2, 1949
4754-4All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)
Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, John Graas, French horn; Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Harry Steinfeld, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Paul Nero, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Lou Kievman, Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 24, 1953
11726-11The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)

1950

Nat King Cole - Always You / Destination Moon  (Capitol 1401)

Sam Cytron, Dave Frisina, Murray Kellner, Mark Levant, Dan Lube, Lou Raderman, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Al Harshman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Gus Levene, Nelson Riddle, arranger; Les Baxter, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 1950
5641-1Always You

Nat King Cole - Jet / The Magic Tree  (Capitol 1365)

Sam Cytron, Dave Frisina, Murray Kellner, Mark Levant, Dan Lube, Lou Raderman, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Al Harshman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Gus Levene, Nelson Riddle, arranger; Les Baxter, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 1950
5642The Magic Tree
Nat King Cole, piano?, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; The Ray Charles Singers, vocal group; Neal Hefti, Joe Lippman, arranger, conductor; and others.
NYC, December 11, 1950
6239-6Jet

The Unreleased Nat King Cole  (Capitol (E) EMS 1279)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 1950
5666-1Who's Who
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1952
When I'm Alone
Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, John Graas, French horn; Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Harry Steinfeld, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Paul Nero, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Lou Kievman, Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 24, 1953
11723For A Moment Of Your Love
Conrad Gozzo, Cappy Lewis, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Joe Howard, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Joe Koch, Babe Russin, Willie Schwartz, Buck Skalak, sax; Kathryn Julye, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Lou Singer, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1956
15910How Little We Know
15911-4Should I
Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Clyde Hurley, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Murray McEachern, Ray Sims, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Mahlon Clark, Willie Smith, alto sax; Babe Russin, Buck Skalak, tenor sax; Joe Koch, baritone sax; Bill Miller, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, October 4, 1956
15971-2Like Someone In Love
15972-9I'm Shooting High
Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Benny Gill, Henry Hill, Dan Lube, Alfred Lustgarten, Paul Nero, Erno Neufeld, Nick Pisani, Mischa Russell, Eudice Shapiro, Jerry Vinci, violin; Stan Harris, Lou Kievman, Ralph Lane, Sandy Schonbach, Barbara Simons, David Sterkin, viola; Naoum Benditzky, Victor Gottlieb, Irving Lipschultz, Ed Lustgarten, George Neikrug, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; John Towner Williams, piano; Bob Bain, guitar; Ed Gilbert, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1957
17779-5How Did I Change
Nat King Cole, vocals; The Facundo Rivero Four, vocal chorus; unidentified orchestra, Armando Romeu Jr., conductor.
Panart Studio, Havana, Cuba & Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 18 & June 11, 1958
17870-7Come To The Mardi Gras
possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Richard Wess, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, April 7, 1961
23613-2I Heard You Cried Last Night

Nat King Cole - Home (When Shadows Fall) / Tunnel Of Love  (Capitol 1133)

Nat King Cole, piano?, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Maria Cole, Alyce King Vokettes, vocals; Walter Rivers, conductor; Pete Rugolo, arranger; and others.
NYC, May 11, 1950
5752Tunnel Of Love
Al Richman, French horn; Sid Cooper, clarinet, flute; Stan Karpenia, George Koch, Zelly Smirnoff, Louis Stone, Frank York, George Zorning, violin; Dick Freitag, Rudy Sims, viola; Peter Makas, Ray Sabinsky, cello; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Mel Zelnick, drums; Maria Cole, Alyce King Vokettes, vocals; Walter Rivers, conductor; Pete Rugolo, arranger.
NYC, May 19, 1950
5757Home (When Shadows Fall)

Nat King Cole - My Brother / Early American  (Capitol 1565)

Al Richman, French horn; Sid Cooper, clarinet, flute; Stan Karpenia, George Koch, Zelly Smirnoff, Louis Stone, Frank York, George Zorning, violin; Dick Freitag, Rudy Sims, viola; Peter Makas, Ray Sabinsky, cello; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Mel Zelnick, drums; Maria Cole, Alyce King Vokettes, vocals; Walter Rivers, conductor; Pete Rugolo, arranger.: same session.
NYC, May 19, 1950
5756My Brother
Harry Bluestone, Benny Gill, Seymour Kramer, Dan Lube, William Miller, Misha Russell, Jack Shulman, Robert Sushel, Jerry Vinci, violin; Joe DiFiore, Lou Kievman, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, Milton Kestenbaum, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, conductor; Nelson Riddle, arranger.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 6, 1951
7107-10Early American

Nat King Cole - Make Believe Land / I'll Always Remember You  (Capitol 1747)

Buddy Childers, trumpet; Jules Kinsler, flute; Harry Steinfeld, sax; George Kast, violin; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Jud Conlin Rhythmaires: Jud Conlin, Mac McLean, Loulie Jean Norman, Charlie Parletto, Gloria Wood, vocals; Dave Barbour, conductor; Heinie Beau, Lou Busch, Harold Mooney, arranger; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1950
6542Make Believe Land
Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 12, 1951
7135I'll Always Remember You

Nat King Cole - Frosty The Snowman / Little Christmas Tree  (Capitol 1203)

Buddy Childers, trumpet; Jules Kinsler, flute; Harry Steinfeld, sax; George Kast, violin; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Jud Conlin Rhythmaires: Jud Conlin, Mac McLean, Loulie Jean Norman, Charlie Parletto, Gloria Wood, vocals; Dave Barbour, conductor; Heinie Beau, Lou Busch, Harold Mooney, arranger; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1950
6544Frosty The Snowman
6545Little Christmas Tree

Nat King Cole - Song Of Delilah / Because Of Rain  (Capitol 1501)

Buddy Childers, trumpet; Jules Kinsler, flute; Harry Steinfeld, sax; George Kast, violin; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Jud Conlin Rhythmaires: Jud Conlin, Mac McLean, Loulie Jean Norman, Charlie Parletto, Gloria Wood, vocals; Dave Barbour, conductor; Heinie Beau, Lou Busch, Harold Mooney, arranger; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1950
6562Song Of Delilah
Harry Bluestone, Benny Gill, Seymour Kramer, Dan Lube, William Miller, Misha Russell, Jack Shulman, Robert Sushel, Jerry Vinci, violin; Joe DiFiore, Lou Kievman, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; Irving Ashby, guitar; Joe Comfort, Milton Kestenbaum, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, conductor; Nelson Riddle, arranger.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 6, 1951
7109-7Because Of Rain

1951

Nat King Cole - Unforgettable / My First And My Last Love  (Capitol 1808)

Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano, celeste; Bob Bain, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Nick Fatool, drums; Jack Costanzo, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 17, 1951
7938My First And My Last Love

Nat 'King' Cole's Top Pops  (Capitol T-9110)

John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, Ray Linn, trumpet; Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, Tommy Pederson, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; Skeets Herfurt, Willie Schwartz, alto sax; Fred Fallensby, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Phil Stephens, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1951
7973-6Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, Harry Geller, conductor; Tony Lavello, Gus Levene, arranger; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1951
9006A Weaver Of Dreams
9010-2The Ruby And The Pearl
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1952
9571-9Somewhere Along The Way
Conrad Gozzo, Uan Rasey, Shorty Rogers, Joe Triscari, trumpet; Walter Benson, Jimmy Priddy, Si Zentner, trombone; Gus Bivona, Al Gershoff, alto sax; Bob Cooper, Don Lodice, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1952
9580-3Funny (Not Much)
Pete Candoli, Carlton McBeath, trumpet; Joe Howard, Ed Kusby, Paul Tanner, Si Zentner, trombone; Robert Lawson, sax; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Jack Gasselin, Henry Hill, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, violin; Stan Harris, David Sterkin, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Armand Kaproff, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1952
10449-8Because You're Mine
10451I'm Never Satisfied
Pete Candoli, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Joe Howard, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, violin; Stan Harris, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1952
10489-8Faith Can Move Mountains
John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, Uan Rasey, trumpet; Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner, trombone; Fred Fallensby, Chuck Gentry, Skeets Herfurt, Ted Nash, Willie Schwartz, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Mischa Russell, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Harris, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Lee Young, drums; Steve Dweck, Alvin Stoller, Carlos Vidal, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Billy May, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, October 18, 1954
13101If I Give My Heart To You
13102Hold My Hand
13183-5Papa Loves Mambo
13184-6Teach Me Tonight
** also issued on Capitol DT-1891 entitled "Nat King Cole - Top Pops".

Nat King Cole - What Does It Take / Somewhere Along The Way  (Capitol 2069)

John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, Ray Linn, trumpet; Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, Tommy Pederson, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; Skeets Herfurt, Willie Schwartz, alto sax; Fred Fallensby, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Phil Stephens, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1951
7974-9What Does It Take

Nat King Cole - Walkin' / I'm Hurtin'  (Capitol 1863)

John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, Ray Linn, trumpet; Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, Tommy Pederson, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; Skeets Herfurt, Willie Schwartz, alto sax; Fred Fallensby, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Phil Stephens, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Billy May, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 4, 1951
7975-5Walkin'
7976-8I'm Hurtin'

Nat King Cole - I Still See Elisa / You're O.K. For T.V.  (Capitol 1815)

Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, Harry Geller, conductor; Tony Lavello, Gus Levene, arranger; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1951
9004I Still See Elisa
9009You're O.K. For T.V.

Nat King Cole - Miss Me / Here's To My Lady  (Capitol 1893)

Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, Harry Geller, conductor; Tony Lavello, Gus Levene, arranger; and others.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1951
9005Miss Me
9008Here's To My Lady

Nat King Cole - A Weaver Of Dreams / Wine, Women And Song  (Capitol 1925)

Nat King Cole, vocals; Les Baxter, Harry Geller, conductor; Tony Lavello, Gus Levene, arranger; and others.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1951
9007Wine, Women And Song

1952

Nat King Cole - You Weren't There / You Will Never Grow Old  (Capitol 1968)

John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1952
9557You Will Never Grow Old
9570You Weren't There

Nat King Cole - Summer Is A-Comin' In / Easter Sunday Morning  (Capitol 1994)

John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 10, 1952
9565Easter Sunday Morning

Nat 'King' Cole Sings For Two In Love  (Capitol T-420)

Conrad Gozzo, Uan Rasey, Shorty Rogers, Joe Triscari, trumpet; Walter Benson, Jimmy Priddy, Si Zentner, trombone; Gus Bivona, Al Gershoff, alto sax; Bob Cooper, Don Lodice, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Pete Rugolo, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 1952
9249-6You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Milt Bernhart, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, James Williamson, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Anatol Kaminsky, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Stan Harris, David Sterkin, viola; James Arkatov, Cy Bernard, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 1953
11058Love Is Here To Stay
A Handful Of Stars
A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet
There Goes My Heart
Dinner For One, Please James
11074Tenderly
Pete Candoli, Mannie Klein, Shorty Sherock, Zeke Zarchy, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Ed Kusby, Jimmy Priddy, Si Zentner, trombone; Jack Dumont, Skeets Herfurt, Joe Koch, Ted Nash, William Skalak, sax; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1953
10850-6Almost Like Being In Love
11082-2This Can't Be Love
Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Joe Howard, Murray McEachern, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz, Bill Smith, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harold Dicterow, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Eudice Shapiro, Marshall Sosson, violin; Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Ray Kramer, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Bill Miller, piano; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
14344Autumn Leaves
Ed Kusby, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Jack Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Spiegelman, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
14377There Will Never Be Another You
14379Let's Fall In Love

Nat 'King' Cole At The Piano - Penthouse Serenade  (Capitol T-332)

Nat King Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 18, 1952
9472-23Penthouse Serenade
9473-22Rose Room
9478-23Down By The Old Mill Stream
9479-35Laura
9474-21Polka Dots And Moonbeams
9475-23Somebody Loves Me
9476-25Once In A Blue Moon (Based On Rubenstein's Melody In F)
9477-21If I Should Lose You
Nat King Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 14, 1955
14180-3Don't Blame Me
14192-9It Could Happen To You
14206-2I Surrender, Dear
14207-3Little Girl

Nat King Cole - Strange / How Do I Go About It  (Capitol 2309)

Pete Candoli, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Joe Howard, Ed Kusby, Bill Schaefer, Paul Tanner, trombone; Robert Lawson, sax; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Jack Gasselin, Henry Hill, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, violin; Stan Harris, Paul Robyn, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 28, 1952
10442-14Strange
10443How

Nat King Cole - I Am In Love / My Flaming Heart  (Capitol 2459)

Pete Candoli, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Joe Howard, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, violin; Stan Harris, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1952
10488My Flaming Heart
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
possibly NYC, March 31, 1953
11337-4I Am In Love

Nat King Cole - A Fool Was I / If Love Is Good To Me  (Capitol 2540)

John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 30, 1952
10956-5A Fool Was I

1953

Nat "King" Cole Sings Ballads Of The Day  (Capitol T-680)

Tony Facciuto, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Laubach, Bob McKenzie, Andy Peele, trumpet; Karl DeKarske, Dick Nash, Bob Reisinger, Si Zentner, trombone; Robert Dawes, Charlie Deremoe, clarinet, sax; Willie Smith, alto sax; Richard Clay, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Cliff Fishback, piano; John Collins, guitar; Jack Agee, Ralph Pena, bass; John Markham, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1953
10999-15Angel Eyes
Milt Bernhart, Paul Tanner, trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, James Williamson, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Anatol Kaminsky, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Olcott Vail, Jerry Vinci, violin; Albert Barr, Stan Harris, viola; James Arkatov, Armand Kaproff, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Buddy Cole, piano, celeste; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 1953
11048-4If Love Is Good To Me
11049Blue Gardenia
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
possibly NYC, March 31, 1953
11334-9Return To Paradise
Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, John Graas, French horn; Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Harry Steinfeld, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Paul Nero, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Lou Kievman, Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 24, 1953
11721-7Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup
Tommy Pederson, trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Dominick Mumolo, James Williamson, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Henry Hill, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, violin; Michel Perrier, Paul Robyn, viola; James Arkatov, Ed Lustgarten, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Geoffrey Clarkson, piano, celeste; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 1954
12322Alone Too Long
12323-7It Happens To Be Me
12324-5Unbelievable
Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, Bill Hinshaw, French horn; John Hacker, Harry Klee, Dominick Mumolo, reeds; Len Atkins, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Stan Harris, Paul Robyn, Barbara Simons, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Bill Miller, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Lou Singer, percussion; Nat King Cole, Loulie Jean Norman, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 27, 1954
12854-6Smile
Si Zentner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; John Hacker, Dominick Mumolo, James Williamson, woodwinds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Stan Harris, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Paul Smith, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 24, 1954
12953-10My One Sin
Harry Edison, trumpet; Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Vince DeRosa, Joseph Eger, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Champ Webb, flute; Israel Baker, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Murray Kellner, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, violin; Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Ed Lustgarten, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Don Robertson, Ray Turner, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Four Knights, vocal group; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1954
13326The Sand And The Sea
13327-14A Blossom Fell

Nat King Cole - Lover Come Back To Me / That's All  (Capitol 2610)

Tony Facciuto, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Laubach, Bob McKenzie, Andy Peele, trumpet; Karl DeKarske, Dick Nash, Bob Reisinger, Si Zentner, trombone; Robert Dawes, Charlie Deremoe, clarinet, sax; Willie Smith, alto sax; Richard Clay, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Cliff Fishback, piano; John Collins, guitar; Jack Agee, Ralph Pena, bass; John Markham, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1953
11025-6Lover Come Back To Me

Nat King Cole - Blue Gardenia / Can't I  (Capitol 2389)

Tony Facciuto, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Laubach, Bob McKenzie, Andy Peele, trumpet; Karl DeKarske, Dick Nash, Bob Reisinger, Si Zentner, trombone; Robert Dawes, Charlie Deremoe, clarinet, sax; Willie Smith, alto sax; Richard Clay, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Cliff Fishback, piano; John Collins, guitar; Jack Agee, Ralph Pena, bass; John Markham, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Billy May, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1953
11026-6Can't I

This Is Nat "King" Cole  (Capitol T-870)

Milt Bernhart, Paul Tanner, trombone; John Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, James Williamson, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Anatol Kaminsky, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Olcott Vail, Jerry Vinci, violin; Albert Barr, Stan Harris, viola; James Arkatov, Armand Kaproff, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Buddy Cole, piano, celeste; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 1953
11046That's All
11047Annabelle
Harry Edison, trumpet; Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Vince DeRosa, Joseph Eger, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Champ Webb, flute; Israel Baker, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Murray Kellner, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, violin; Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Ed Lustgarten, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Don Robertson, Ray Turner, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Four Knights, vocal group; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1954
13328-12Forgive My Heart
13329I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life
Nat King Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, June 7, 1955
13984Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You
Frank Brouk, French horn; Fred Spector, violin; Nat King Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, June 9, 1955
13986Someone You Love
Ed Kusby, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Jim Decker, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Jim Williamson, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harold Dicterow, Kurt Dieterle, Paul Nero, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Stan Harris, Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, viola; James Arkatov, Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, cello; unknown, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1955
14752-6Love Me As Though There Were No Tomorrow
14807Too Young To Go Steady
14837Dreams Can Tell A Lie
Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Joe Howard, Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Mahlon Clark, Bob Lawson, Don Raffell, Buck Skalak, sax; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Four Knights, vocal group; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1955
14555I Just Found Out About Love
Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Sinclair Lott, Dick Perissi, French horn; Emmett Callen, Vic Garber, Justin Gordon, sax; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Benny Gill, George Kast, Paul Nero, Erno Neufeld, violin; Stan Harris, Michel Perrier, Milt Thomas, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Bernie Mattison, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified male vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1956
14583-10To The Ends Of The Earth
14884-5Never Let Me Go
** also issued on Capitol DT-870.

Nat King Cole - The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot / Mrs. Santa Claus  (Capitol 2616)

Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, John Graas, French horn; Luella Howard, Jules Kinsler, James Williamson, flute; Victor Bay, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Paul Nero, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Albert Barr, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1953
11685The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
Mrs. Santa Claus

Nat King Cole - Answer Me, My Love / Why  (Capitol 2687)

Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, John Graas, French horn; Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Harry Steinfeld, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Paul Nero, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Lou Kievman, Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 24, 1953
11720-6Why

Nat King Cole - Make Her Mine / I Envy  (Capitol 2803)

Milt Bernhart, Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Vince DeRosa, John Graas, French horn; Jules Kinsler, Ted Nash, Harry Steinfeld, flute; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Henry Hill, Paul Nero, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Lou Kievman, Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Buddy Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 24, 1953
11724I Envy

1954

Nat King Cole - Open Up The Doghouse / Long, Long Ago  (Capitol 2985)

John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, trumpet; Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, Si Zentner, trombone; Skeets Herfurt, Harry Klee, alto sax; Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Lew Brown, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, vocals; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, September 7, 1954
10310Long, Long Ago
10311Open Up The Doghouse

Nat King Cole - If I May / A Blossom Fell  (Capitol 3095)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Joe Howard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Vince DeRosa, Joseph Eger, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Champ Webb, flute; Israel Baker, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Murray Kellner, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, violin; Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Ed Lustgarten, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Don Robertson, Ray Turner, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Four Knights, vocal group; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1954
13330-11If I May

1955

Nat King Cole - My One Sin / I'd Rather Have The Blues  (Capitol 3136)

Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Joe Howard, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Skeets Herfurt, Ted Nash, Willie Schwartz, Champ Webb, reeds; Jack Gasselin, Murray Kellner, Eudice Shapiro, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, violin; Alvin Dinkin, David Sterkin, viola; Kurt Reher, cello; Buddy Cole, Edwin Lemar, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Don Simpson, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Mike Pacheco, bongos; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1955
13651I'd Rather Have The Blues (The Blues From Kiss Me Deadly)

The Piano Style Of Nat 'King' Cole  (Capitol W-689)

Nat King Cole, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; unidentified orchestra, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, June 7, 1955
13980-14I Hear Music
13981-14My Heart Stood Still
13982-8I Never Knew
13983-6Tea For Two
same personnel.
Universal Recording, Chicago, IL, June 11, 1955
13995-6(What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry
13996-7Taking A Chance On Love
Jack Cave, French horn; Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz, Willie Smith, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Sam Cytron, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Nat King Cole, Bill Miller, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1955
14317-9Imagination
14318-9April In Paris
14319-2Love Walked In
14320-1I See Your Face Before Me
14325-14Stella By Starlight
Conrad Gozzo, trumpet; Joe Howard, Murray McEachern, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz, Bill Smith, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harold Dicterow, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Eudice Shapiro, Marshall Sosson, violin; Stan Spiegelman, David Sterkin, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Ray Kramer, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Bill Miller, piano; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 23, 1955
14342-15I Didn't Know What Time It Was
14343-5If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
14345-10I Get A Kick Out Of You
Frank Beach, Mannie Klein, Ray Linn, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Murray McEachern, Dick Noel, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Schwartz, Willie Smith, alto sax; Ted Nash, Buck Skalak, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Bill Miller, piano; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1955
14382-31Just One Of Those Things
14383-25I Want To Be Happy

Nat King Cole - That's All There Is To That / My Dream Sonata  (Capitol 3456)

Ed Kusby, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Jack Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Spiegelman, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
14378-5My Dream Sonata
Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Joe Howard, Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Mahlon Clark, Bob Lawson, Don Raffell, Buck Skalak, sax; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Four Knights, vocal group; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1955
14560-16That's All There Is To That

Nat King Cole - Ask Me / Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You  (Capitol 3328)

Ed Kusby, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Jack Cave, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Spiegelman, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1955
14381-9Ask Me

Nat King Cole - I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life / Toyland  (Capitol 3305)

John Best, Mannie Klein, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Walter Benson, Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, trombone; Joe Koch, Ted Nash, Babe Russin, Philip Sobel, reeds; Bill Miller, piano; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; Barney Kessel, guitar; Mike Rubin, bass; Alvin Stoller, drums; Lou Singer, percussion; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, November 17, 1955
14694-8(Take Me Back To) Toyland

Nat King Cole - Back In My Arms / Angel Smile  (Capitol 3860)

Ed Kusby, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Jim Decker, Vince DeRosa, French horn; Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Jim Williamson, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harold Dicterow, Kurt Dieterle, Paul Nero, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Stan Harris, Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, viola; James Arkatov, Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, cello; unknown, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1955
14838-4Back In My Arms
Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bob Bain, John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 22, 1957
17963-21Angel Smile

Nat King Cole - Night Lights  (Capitol 7243 5 31964 2 4)

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Joe Howard, Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Mahlon Clark, Bob Lawson, Don Raffell, Buck Skalak, sax; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Four Knights, vocal group; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1955
14553-7Mr. Juke Box
14554-1Dame Crazy
14556-6I Got Love
same session.
14558-6Stay
14559Believe
Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Sinclair Lott, Dick Perissi, French horn; Emmett Callen, Vic Garber, Justin Gordon, sax; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Benny Gill, George Kast, Paul Nero, Erno Neufeld, violin; Stan Harris, Michel Perrier, Milt Thomas, viola; Cy Bernard, Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Bernie Mattison, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified male vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 4, 1956
14581-9Night Lights
14582-7The Shadows
14584-11I Promise You
14883-2The Way I Love You
Tommy Pederson, Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Vince DeRosa, French horn; Jerry Kasper, Ted Nash, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Paul Nero, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Maxine Johnson, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Ennio Bolognini, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 21, 1956
14991-7Make Me
14992-8Sometimes I Wonder
add Loulie Jean Norman, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus.
14993-11Once Before
14994-11I'm Willing To Share This With You
14995-5I Need A Plan
14996-5The Story's Old

Nat King Cole - Send For Me / My Personal Possession  (Capitol 3737)

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Joe Howard, Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Mahlon Clark, Bob Lawson, Don Raffell, Buck Skalak, sax; Bill Miller, piano; Herman Mitchell, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Four Knights, vocal group; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 29, 1955
14557-8My Personal Possession
Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Paul Smith, piano; John Collins, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Herman McCoy Boys, backing vocal group; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 14, 1957
17053-2Send For Me

1956

Nat 'King' Cole And His Trio - After Midnight  (Capitol W-782)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
15790-4Sweet Lorraine
15791-5It's Only A Paper Moon (edited version)
15792-3(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
Willie Smith, alto sax; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1956
15895-10Don't Let It Go To Your Head
15896-11You're Looking At Me
15897-7Just You, Just Me
Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1956
15920-5Caravan
15921-11Lonely One
15922-1Blame It On My Youth
Stuff Smith, violin; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 24, 1956
15936-5Sometimes I'm Happy
15937-3I Know That You Know
15938-11When I Grow Too Old To Dream
** also issued on Capitol (E) EMS 1103.

Nat 'King' Cole And His Trio - After Midnight  (Capitol (E) EMS 1103)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1956
15788-10You Can Depend On Me
15789-8Candy
Willie Smith, alto sax; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 1956
15898-8I Was A Little Too Lonely (And You Were A Little Too Late)
Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 1956
15923-14What Is There To Say
Stuff Smith, violin; Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Alvino Rey, steel guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 24, 1956
15939-14Two Loves Have I
** reissue of Capitol W-782 + 5 bonus tracks.

Nat King Cole - Ballerina / You Are My First Love  (Capitol 3619)

Conrad Gozzo, Cappy Lewis, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Joe Howard, Jimmy Priddy, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Willie Smith, alto sax; Joe Koch, Babe Russin, Willie Schwartz, Buck Skalak, sax; Kathryn Julye, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Lou Singer, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1956
15912-15Ballerina
Harry Edison, trumpet; Murray McEachern, Tommy Pederson, Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Ted Nash, Champ Webb, Jim Williamson, reeds; Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Paul Nero, Erno Neufeld, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1956
16074-1You Are My First Love

Nat King Cole - Looking Back / One Sun  (Capitol 5549)

Harry Edison, trumpet; Murray McEachern, Tommy Pederson, Paul Tanner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Ted Nash, Champ Webb, Jim Williamson, reeds; Alex Beller, Harry Bluestone, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Paul Nero, Erno Neufeld, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 1956
16073One Sun (add chorus ver.)

The Voice Of Nat "King" Cole - Love Is The Thing  (Capitol W-824)

Israel Baker, Alex Beller, Joe Chassman, Sam Cytron, Kurt Dieterle, Murray Kellner, Sol Kindler, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Erno Neufeld, Joe Quadri, Mischa Russell, Ralph Schaeffer, Paul Shure, Marshall Sosson, violin; Bill Baffa, Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Charles LaVere, piano; Allan Reuss, guitar; Jack Ryan, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 19, 1956
16300-6Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much
16301-9Love Letters
16302-8/7I Thought About Marie
16303-5Where Can I Go Without You
16308-7Stardust
16309-1Love Is The Thing
16310-9It's All In The Game
Len Atkins, Harry Bluestone, Sam Cytron, Kurt Dieterle, Jack Gasselin, Benny Gill, Murray Kellner, Sol Kindler, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Nick Pisani, Joe Quadri, Mischa Russell, violin; Bill Baffa, Paul Robyn, David Sterkin, viola; Cy Bernard, cello; Helen Hutchinson, harp; Charles LaVere, piano; Allan Reuss, guitar; Jack Ryan, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1956
16335-5When I Fall In Love
16336-7Ain't Misbehavin'
16337-12When Sunny Gets Blue
16338-3At Last
16340-7Stay As Sweet As You Are
** also issued on Capitol SW-824.

1957

Nat King Cole - China Gate / When Rock And Roll Come To Trinidad  (Capitol 3702)

Ted Nash, flute; Alex Beller, Jack Gasselin, Irving Lipschultz, Dan Lube, Paul Nero, Erno Neufeld, Mischa Russell, Eudice Shapiro, violin; Kathryn Julye, harp; Bill Miller, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Jack Costanzo, bongos; Chico Guerrero, maracas; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified Calypso singers, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 19, 1957
16738-1When Rock And Roll Come To Trinidad
16743China Gate

Nat King Cole - The Song Of Raintree County / With You On My Mind  (Capitol 3782)

Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Paul Smith, piano; John Collins, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Herman McCoy Boys, backing vocal group; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 14, 1957
17051-3With You On My Mind
Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Johnny Green, arranger, conductor, producer.
MGM Studios, Culver City, CA, July 20, 1957
17298The Song Of Raintree County

Nat "King" Cole - Just One Of Those Things  (Capitol W-903)

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, Uan Rasey, trumpet; Ed Kusby, Murray McEachern, Si Zentner, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Willie Schwartz, Willie Smith, alto sax; Jules Jacob, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Fred Fallensby, baritone sax; Helen Hutchinson, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Lou Singer, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 10, 1957
17285-11Don't Get Around Much Anymore
17286-15The Song Is Ended
Buddy Collette, tenor sax; Bill Miller, piano; replaces Nash, Rowles.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1957
17345Who's Sorry Now (mono)
17346-9These Foolish Things
17347-8Once In A While
Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Lennie Mach, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Murray McEachern, Bill Schaefer, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Willie Schwartz, Willie Smith, alto sax; Buddy Collette, Jules Jacob, tenor sax; Fred Fallensby, baritone sax; Helen Hutchinson, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Frank Flynn, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 31, 1957
17288-12Just For The Fun Of It
17391-9Just One Of Those Things
17392-9I Should Care
17393-14The Party's Over
Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, trumpet; Joe Howard, Ed Kusby, trombone; Harry Klee, alto sax; replaces Mach, Mangano, Ulyate, Roberts, Schwartz.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1957
17394-9A Cottage For Sale
17395-3I Understand
17396When Your Lover Has Gone (mono)
** also issued on Capitol SW-903.

Nat King Cole - Acercate Mas / Nothin' In The World  (Capitol 4004)

Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Bob Bain, John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 22, 1957
17964-4Nothin' In The World

1958

Nat 'King' Cole - St. Louis Blues  (Capitol W-993)

Harry Edison, trumpet; possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 29, 1958
21940-9Beale Street Blues
21941-5Yellow Dog Blues
21942-11Careless Love
21943-7Chantez Les Bas
same personnel.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 1958
21944-10Morning Star
21945-4Overture / Hesitating Blues
21946-3Stay
21947-6St. Louis Blues
same personnel.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 31, 1958
21948-14Harlem Blues
21949-7Joe Turner's Blues
21950-4Memphis Blues
21951-8Friendless Blues
** also issued on Capitol SW-993. Capitol W-1929, SW-1929 entitled "Nat King Cole Sings The Blues".

Nat King Cole - Thank You, Pretty Baby / Brazilian Love Song  (Capitol 2088)

Freddy Cole, piano; possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 4, 1958
21978-13Thank You, Pretty Baby
possibly Irving Bush, trumpet; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, Sylvia Telles, vocals; Irakitan Trio, vocal group; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor.
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, April 13, 14, 15 & 16, 1959
31512Brazilian Love Song

Nat King Cole - Looking Back / Do I Like It  (Capitol 3939)

Freddy Cole, piano; possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 4, 1958
21979-3Looking Back
21992Do I Like It

Nat 'King' Cole - Cole Espanol  (Capitol W-1031)

Nat King Cole, vocals; The Facundo Rivero Four, vocal chorus; unidentified orchestra, Armando Romeu Jr., conductor.
Panart Studio, Havana, Cuba & Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 17 & June 11, 1958
17864-5Maria Elena
same personnel.
Panart Studio, Havana, Cuba & Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 18 & June 11, 1958
17868Tu, Mi Delirio (You Are My Obsession) (instrumental)
17869-39El Bodeguero (Grocer's Cha Cha)
same personnel.
Panart Studio, Havana, Cuba & Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 20 & June 11, 1958
17872Te Quiero, Dijiste (Magic Is The Moonlight)
17873-10Arrivederci Roma (Goodbye To Rome)
17874-18Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps)
Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Mariachi De Alfredo Serna, conductor.
17876-14Las Mananitas (With Mariachis)
17877-23Adelita
Mannie Klein, Rudy Loera, Henry Miranda, Al Rojo, trumpet; Rene Touzet, piano; John Collins, Lorenzo Felix, Charles Gonzales, Fred Hernandez, Joe Nieto, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Chico Guerrero, Joe Guerrero, Armando Mesa, Carlos Vidal, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Armando Romeu Jr., conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 9, 1958
19316-27Cachito
19317Noche De Ronda
Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Armando Romeu Jr., conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 30, 1958
17866Acercate Mas (Come Closer To Me) (Spanish)
** also issued on Capitol SW-1031.

Nat "King" Cole - The Very Thought Of You  (Capitol W-1084)

Victor Arno, Harry Bluestone, Sam Cytron, Kurt Dieterle, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Murray Kellner, Joe Livoti, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Nick Pisani, Joe Quadri, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Bill Baffa, Lou Kievman, Ray Menhennick, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Rene Faure, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 2, 1958
18927-7I Wish I Knew
18928-9This Is All I Ask
18929-5The More I See You
18930-4I Found A Million Dollar Baby
18951-9Making Believe You're Here
18952-2My Heart Tells Me
Sam Cytron, Harold Dicterow, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Benny Gill, Nate Kaproff, Murray Kellner, Sol Kindler, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Nick Pisani, Lou Raderman, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, violin; Bill Baffa, Lou Kievman, Ray Menhennick, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Rene Faure, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 1958
18958-9Cherchez La Femme
18959-9The Very Thought Of You
18960-6Paradise
Victor Arno, Harry Bluestone, Sam Cytron, Harold Dicterow, Kurt Dieterle, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Nate Kaproff, Murray Kellner, Sol Kindler, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Erno Neufeld, Nick Pisani, Joe Quadri, Lou Raderman, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Bill Baffa, Lou Kievman, Ray Menhennick, David Sterkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Rene Faure, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 8, 1958
19063-7Magnificent Obsession
19064-8Cherie, I Love You
19065-9Impossible
19066-3But Beautiful
19093-3For All We Know
** also issued on Capitol SW-1084.

Nat "King" Cole - To Whom It May Concern  (Capitol W-1190)

Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Vito Mangano, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Dick Noel, Tommy Pederson, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Ronnie Lang, Willie Smith, alto sax; Buck Skalak, tenor sax; Joe Koch, baritone sax; Buddy Collette, sax; Joe DiFiore, Cecil Figelski, Stan Harris, Lou Kievman, Sol Klein, Alexander Neiman, Sven Reher, Barbara Simons, Milt Thomas, viola; John Towner Williams, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Frank Flynn, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 20, 1958
19430Too Much
19431Lovesville
19432Can't Help It
Russell Brown, Dick Noel, Tommy Pederson, trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Jerry Kasper, Harry Klee, Ron Lang, reeds; Israel Baker, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Dan Lube, Alfred Lustgarten, Lisa Minghetti, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, violin; Stan Harris, Ralph Lane, viola; Ed Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1958
19854To Whom It May Concern
19855Love-Wise
19856In The Heart Of Jane Doe
19857My Heart's Treasure
19858You're Bringing Out The Dreamer In Me
Hunt Burdick, Dick Perissi, French horn; John Hacker, bassoon; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Lou Klass, Alfred Lustgarten, Lisa Minghetti, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Harris, Ralph Lane, David Sterkin, viola; Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; unknown, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Jack Rose, mandolin; John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified female vocal chorus, unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1958
19895This Morning It Was Summer
19896A Thousand Thoughts Of You
possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 1958
22423If You Said No
possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1958
22431-17Unfair
** also issued on Capitol SW-1190.

Nat "King" Cole - Welcome To The Club  (Capitol W-1120)

John Anderson, Wendell Culley, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Snooky Young, trumpet; Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, alto sax; Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 30, 1958
19550-5She's Funny That Way
19551-2Anytime, Anyday, Anywhere
19552-9I Want A Little Girl
19553-7Mood Indigo
19569The Blues Don't Care
same personnel.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 1958
19570-6Avalon
19571-7Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
19572-10The Late Late Show
19573-15Welcome To The Club
same personnel.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1958
19589-15Look Out For Love
19590-1Wee Baby Blues
** also issued on Capitol SW-1120. Capitol W-1724, SW-1724 entitled "The Swingin' Side Of Nat King Cole".

Nat King Cole - Madrid / Give Me Your Love  (Capitol 4125)

John Anderson, Wendell Culley, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Snooky Young, trumpet; Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell, trombone; Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, alto sax; Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell, tenor sax; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Gerald Wiggins, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1958
19591-7Madrid
Hunt Burdick, Dick Perissi, French horn; John Hacker, bassoon; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Lou Klass, Alfred Lustgarten, Lisa Minghetti, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Harris, Ralph Lane, David Sterkin, viola; Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; unknown, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Jack Rose, mandolin; John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified female vocal chorus, unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1958
19891-15Give Me Your Love

Nat King Cole - Non Dimenticar / Bend A Little My Way  (Capitol 4056)

Hunt Burdick, Dick Perissi, French horn; John Hacker, bassoon; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Lou Klass, Alfred Lustgarten, Lisa Minghetti, Erno Neufeld, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Harris, Ralph Lane, David Sterkin, viola; Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; unknown, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Jack Rose, mandolin; John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified female vocal chorus, unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1958
19893-4Non Dimenticar (Don't Forget)
19894-15Bend A Little My Way

Nat 'King' Cole - Every Time I Feel The Spirit  (Capitol W-1249)

Nat King Cole, vocals; The First Church Of Deliverance Choir, Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.
The First Church Of Deliverance, Chicago, IL, September 29, 1958
30135-2Ain't Gonna Study War No More
30136-4Everytime I Feel The Spirit
30137-9Standin' In The Need Of Prayer
30138-1Go Down, Moses
30139-1Steal Away
same personnel.
The First Church Of Deliverance, Chicago, IL, September 30, 1958
30140-7I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray
30141-9I Want To Be Ready
30142-3Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
30143-8In The Sweet By And By
30144-6Sweet Hour Of Prayer
30145-3Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep
30146-1I Found The Answer
** also issued on Capitol SW-1249. Capitol T-2454, ST-2454 entitled "Nat King Cole Sings Hymns And Spirituals".

Nat King Cole - Tell Me All About Yourself  (Capitol W-1331)

Harry Edison, trumpet; possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 1958
22386For You
22387Crazy, She Calls Me
22388Until The Real Thing Comes Along
22389You Are My Love
same personnel.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 4, 1958
22398The Best Thing For You
22399Dedicated To You
22400(I Would Do) Anything For You
22401This Is Always
same personnel.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1958
22419Tell Me All About Yourself
22420When You Walked By
22421You've Got The Indian Sign On Me
22422My Life
** also issued on Capitol SW-1331.

Nat King Cole - I Must Be Dreaming / You Made Me Love You  (Capitol 4184)

possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 7, 1958
22418-4You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It)
possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 12, 1958
22436-6I Must Be Dreaming

Nat King Cole - That's You / Is It Better To Have Loved And Lost  (Capitol 4369)

possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 1958
22424-6That's You
Bud Brisbois, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Frank Huggins, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Jim Amlotte, Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Tommy Shepard, trombone; Bob Knight, bass trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Marvin Holladay, Jay Migliori, Ronnie Reuben, sax; Victor Arno, Bob Barene, George Berres, Harry Bluestone, Benny Gill, Murray Kellner, Marvin Limonick, Rickey Marino, Jerry Vinci, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, viola; Justin DiTullio, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Milton Raskin, piano; John Collins, Jack Marshall, Bill Pitman, guitar; Don Bagley, Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Mel Lewis, Mike Pacheco, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Stan Kenton, conductor; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 1960
33415-10Is It Better To Have Loved And Lost

1959 (age 40)

Nat King Cole - A Mis Amigos  (Capitol W-1220)

possibly Irving Bush, trumpet; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, Sylvia Telles, vocals; Irakitan Trio, vocal group; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor.
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, April 13, 14, 15 & 16, 1959
31500Perfidia (Spanish)
31501Nadie Me Ama (Spanish)
31502Aquellos Ojos Verdes (Spanish)
31503Fantastico (Spanish)
31504El Choclo (Spanish)
31505Suas Maos (Portuguese)
31506Capullito De Aleli (Spanish)
31507Nao Tenho Lagrimas (Come To The Mardi Gras)
31508Caboclo Do Rio (Portuguese)
31509Ay, Cosita Linda (Spanish)
31510Ansiedad (Spanish)
31511Yo Vendo Unos Ojos Negros (Spanish)
** also issued on Capitol SW-1220.

Nat King Cole - Midnight Flyer / Sweet Bird Of Youth  (Capitol 4248)

Milton Raskin, Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, Al Hendrickson, Jack Marshall, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Milt Holland, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1959
32000-7Midnight Flyer
32001-5Sweet Bird Of Youth

Nat King Cole - Buon Natale Means / The Happiest Christmas Tree  (Capitol 4301)

Milton Raskin, Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, Al Hendrickson, Jack Marshall, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Milt Holland, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.: same session.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 2, 1959
32002-5Buon Natale Means (Merry Christmas To You)
32003The Happiest Christmas Tree

Nat King Cole - World In My Arms / If I Knew  (Capitol 4481)

Milton Raskin, piano; John Collins, Jack Marshall, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Irv Cottler, tambourine; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1959
32318-8The World In My Arms
Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Benny Gill, Anatol Kaminsky, Louis Kaufman, Erno Neufeld, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Norman Botnick, Alvin Dinkin, Virginia Majewski, Paul Robyn, viola; Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Caesar Giovannini, piano; John Collins, guitar; Mike Rubin, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1960
34568-7If I Knew

Nat King Cole - Time And The River / Whatcha' Gonna Do  (Capitol 4325)

Milton Raskin, piano; John Collins, Jack Marshall, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Irv Cottler, tambourine; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1959
32319-6Time And The River

1960

Nat King Cole At The Sands  (Capitol SMAS-2434)

Earl Blue, Irving Bush, Buddy Childers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Freddy Lewis, trombone; Jimmy Clark, alto sax; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Antonio Morelli, conductor; Dave Cavanaugh, director; and others.
"The Sands Hotel", Las Vegas, NV, January 14, 1960
55347Ballerina
55348Funny (Not Much)
55349The Continental
55350I Wish You Love
55351You Leave Me Breathless
55352Thou Swell
55353My Kinda Love
55354The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
55355Where Or When (edited version) (instrumental)
55356Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today)
55357Joe Turner's Blues
** also issued on Capitol (E) EMS 1110.

Nat King Cole - Wild Is Love  (Capitol W-1392)

Irving Bush, Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Cappy Lewis, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Russ Brown, Tommy Pederson, Tommy Shepard, trombone; Juan Tizol, valve trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Benny Carter, alto sax; Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Harry Klee, Joe Koch, Buck Skalak, sax; Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Jack Gasselin, Dan Lube, Nat Ross, Mischa Russell, Marshall Sosson, violin; Paul Robyn, Barbara Simons, viola; Ossip Giskin, Ray Kramer, Joseph Saxon, cello; Lou Levy, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Emil Richards, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 1960
33335-14Wild Is Love
33336Hundreds And Thousands Of Girls
33337Tell Her In The Morning
33338Pick Up
33347Stay With It
33348Beggar For The Blues
33354Wild Is Love Finale
Willard Culley, John Graas, Arthur Maebe, Jim McGee, French horn; Paul Horn, Harry Klee, Ronnie Lang, Champ Webb, reeds; Victor Arno, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Jack Gasselin, James Getzoff, Benny Gill, Carl LaMagna, Joe Livoti, Nat Ross, Jerry Vinci, violin; Cecil Figelski, Paul Robyn, Barbara Simons, viola; Victor Gottlieb, David Pratt, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Verlye Brilhart, harp; Lou Levy, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Frank Flynn, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Nelson Riddle, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 1960
33349It's A Beautiful Evening
33355World Of No Return
33356In Love Again
33357Wouldn't You Know
33358Are You Disenchanted
33376He Who Hesitates
Pete Carpenter, Dick Nash, Tommy Pederson, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Ralph Schaeffer, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Ray Menhennick, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Emmett Sargeant, cello; unknown, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Bob Stone, Arco bass; Lee Young, drums; John Cyr, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 1960
33432-5Introduction / Wild Is Love
** also issued on Capitol SW-1392.

Nat King Cole - Steady / My Love  (Capitol 4393)

Bud Brisbois, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Frank Huggins, Jack Sheldon, trumpet; Jim Amlotte, Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Tommy Shepard, trombone; Bob Knight, bass trombone; Lennie Niehaus, alto sax; Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Marvin Holladay, Jay Migliori, Ronnie Reuben, sax; Victor Arno, Bob Barene, George Berres, Harry Bluestone, Benny Gill, Murray Kellner, Marvin Limonick, Rickey Marino, Jerry Vinci, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, viola; Justin DiTullio, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Milton Raskin, piano; John Collins, Jack Marshall, Bill Pitman, guitar; Don Bagley, Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Mel Lewis, Mike Pacheco, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Stan Kenton, conductor; Dave Cavanaugh, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 1960
33412-7Steady
33413-7My Love

Nat King Cole - Illusion / When It's Summer  (Capitol 4519)

Pete Carpenter, Dick Nash, Tommy Pederson, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Ralph Schaeffer, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Ray Menhennick, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Victor Gottlieb, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Emmett Sargeant, cello; unknown, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Bob Stone, Arco bass; Lee Young, drums; John Cyr, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 1960
33434-11When It's Summer

Nat King Cole - The Magic Of Christmas  (Capitol W-1444)

Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 5, 1960
34118Away In A Manger
34119I Saw Three Ships
34120Silent Night
34121The First Noel
Ray Linn, Joe Triscari, George Werth, trumpet; Jim Henderson, Tommy Shepard, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Lloyd Hildebrand, Jules Jacob, Harry Klee, Arthur Smith, reeds; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Emil Briano, James Getzoff, Nate Kaproff, Joe Livoti, Emanuel Moss, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Ralph Schaeffer, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Al Harshman, Lou Kievman, Ray Menhennick, Milt Thomas, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten, Emmett Sargeant, Joseph Saxon, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Milton Raskin, piano; John Collins, guitar; Lloyd Lunham, bass; Bob Stone, Arco bass; Lee Young, drums; Dale Anderson, Ralph Hansell, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1960
34133Joy To The World
34134Deck The Hall
34135Hark, The Herald Angels Sing
34141Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
34142O Tannenbaum
Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Ralph Schaeffer, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Lou Kievman, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Dave Filerman, Emmett Sargeant, Joseph Saxon, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Milton Raskin, piano; John Collins, guitar; Lloyd Lunham, bass; Bob Stone, Arco bass; Lee Young, drums; Dale Anderson, John Cyr, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 7, 1960
34145A Cradle In Bethlehem
34146-6God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
34147Caroling, Caroling
34148O Holy Night
34149O Little Town Of Bethlehem
** also issued on Capitol SW-1444.

Nat King Cole - The Touch Of Your Lips  (Capitol W-1574)

Harry Klee, Ted Nash, Arthur Smith, reeds; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Henry Hill, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Ralph Schaeffer, Paul Shure, Albert Steinberg, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Lou Kievman, Ray Menhennick, Milt Thomas, viola; Justin DiTullio, Victor Gottlieb, Armand Kaproff, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Bobby Hammack, piano; John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Bob Stone, Arco bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1960
35128-6I Remember You
35129-7Sunday, Monday, Or Always
35130-1A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
35131-4My Need For You
35144-5Poinciana
Justin Gordon, Willie Schwartz, Arthur Smith, reeds; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Emil Briano, James Getzoff, Henry Hill, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Bill Miller, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Ralph Schaeffer, Paul Shure, Albert Steinberg, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Stan Harris, Al Harshman, Ray Menhennick, Gary Nuttycombe, Milt Thomas, viola; William Van Den Burg, Justin DiTullio, Armand Kaproff, Emmett Sargeant, Joseph Saxon, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Bobby Hammack, piano; John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Mike Rubin, Arco bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 23, 1960
35135-4The Touch Of Your Lips
35136-4You're Mine, You!
35137-1Illusion
35138-8Funny (Not Much)
35139-6Not So Long Ago
35140-3Only Forever
35141-5Lights Out
** also issued on Capitol SW-1574.

1961

The Nat King Cole Story  (Capitol SWCL-1613)

Nat King Cole, piano, vocals; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 22, 1961
23549-21It's Only A Paper Moon
23550-14Sweet Lorraine (stereo)
same personnel.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 23, 1961
23551-21(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
23564-9Straighten Up And Fly Right
23565-12(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 24, 1961
23570Answer Me, My Love
23571Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup
23572Smile
23573Pretend
Hank Jones, piano; possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 27, 1961
23578The Sand And The Sea
23579A Blossom Fell
23580Nature Boy
possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 29, 1961
23577Too Young
23581Somewhere Along The Way
Hank Jones, piano; possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, March 30, 1961
23582-16Unforgettable
23583Mona Lisa
23584The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)
King Curtis as Curtis Ousley, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, piano; Everett Barksdale, Kenny Burrell, John Collins, guitar; possibly Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, April 3, 1961
23585Send For Me
23586If I May
23587Looking Back
Bob Behrendt, Bud Brisbois, Bob Rolfe, Dalton Smith, Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Jim Amlotte, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bud Parker, Jack Spurlock, trombone; Dave Wheeler, tuba; Gabe Baltazar, Sam Donahue, Wayne Dunstan, Marvin Holladay, Paul Renzi, sax; Paul Smith, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, Red Mitchell, bass; Jerry McKenzie, drums; George Acevedo, Larry Bunker, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Stan Kenton, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 1961
36115-14Orange Colored Sky
Kent Larsen, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Jim Decker, Vince DeRosa, Dick Perissi, French horn; Jerry Kasper, Harry Klee, Ed Rosa, reeds; Victor Arno, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Anatol Kaminsky, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Bill Miller, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Al Harshman, Virginia Majewski, Alexander Neiman, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Milton Raskin, piano; Al Hendrickson, Alvino Rey, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Dale Anderson, Mike Pacheco, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 1961
36200To The Ends Of The Earth
36201Non Dimenticar
36202Blue Gardenia
36203Night Lights
36204Calypso Blues
Bud Brisbois, Don Fagerquist, Cappy Lewis, Shorty Sherock, trumpet; Kent Larsen, Tommy Shepard, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Jack Cave, Vince DeRosa, Bill Hinshaw, Dick Perissi, French horn; Gene Cipriano, Fred Fallensby, Chuck Gentry, Skeets Herfurt, Willie Schwartz, reeds; Victor Arno, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, Anatol Kaminsky, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, William Miller, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Marshall Sosson, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Virginia Majewski, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Milton Raskin, piano; Alvino Rey, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Dale Anderson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, July 20, 1961
36205I Am In Love
36206Lush Life
36207Walkin' My Baby Back Home
36208Ballerina (Dance, Ballerina, Dance)

Nat King Cole - The First Baseball Game / Goodnight Little Leaguer  (Capitol 4555)

possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, April 4, 1961
23588-12Goodnight Little Leaguer
23604-4The First Baseball Game

Nat King Cole - Take A Fool's Advice / Make It Last  (Capitol 4582)

possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.: same session.
Capitol Studios, NYC, April 4, 1961
23589-11Take A Fool's Advice
23606-4Make It Last

Nat King Cole - Cappuccino / Let True Love Begin  (Capitol 4623)

possibly John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Richard Wess, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, April 7, 1961
23610-30Cappuccino
23611-7Let True Love Begin (add chorus ver.)

Nat King Cole - Let's Face The Music!  (Capitol W-2008)

Frank Beach, John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Reunald Jones, trumpet; Murray McEachern, Bill Schaefer, Tommy Shepard, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Gene Cipriano, Willie Schwartz, alto sax; Plas Johnson, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Verlye Mills, harp; Emil Richards, vibes, percussion; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals, organ; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 1961
36696-9Ebony Rhapsody
36697-6Day In - Day Out
36698-10Too Little, Too Late
36699-3When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Reunald Jones, Uan Rasey, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Ed Kusby, Bill Schaefer, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Harry Klee, Willie Schwartz, alto sax; Buddy Collette, Plas Johnson, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Israel Baker, Emil Briano, Irv Klase, Rickey Marino, Emanuel Moss, Isadore Roman, Ambrose Russo, Harry Zagon, violin; Verlye Mills, harp; Emil Richards, vibes, percussion; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals, organ; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 21, 1961
36705-16Cold, Cold Heart
36706-12Let's Face The Music And Dance
36707-9Something Makes Me Want To Dance With You
36708-3I'm Going To Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Reunald Jones, Vito Mangano, trumpet; Ed Kusby, Tommy Pederson, Bill Schaefer, Tommy Shepard, trombone; Red Callender, tuba; Harry Klee, alto sax; Buddy Collette, Plas Johnson, Ted Nash, tenor sax; Chuck Gentry, baritone sax; Victor Arno, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Joe Livoti, Rickey Marino, Emanuel Moss, Isadore Roman, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Virginia Majewski, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; William Van Den Burg, Joseph DiTullio, Hyman Gold, David Pratt, cello; Kathryn Julye, harp; Emil Richards, vibes, percussion; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals, organ; Billy May, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 22, 1961
36735-9The Rules Of The Road
36736-14Warm And Willing
36737-5Bidn' My Time
36738-21Moon Love
** also issued on Capitol SW-2008.

Nat King Cole - Step Right Up / Magic Moment  (Capitol 4672)

Bud Brisbois, Reunald Jones, Cappy Lewis, trumpet; Kent Larsen, Dick Leith, Tommy Pederson, Tommy Shepard, trombone; Victor Arno, Emil Briano, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Jerry Vinci, violin; Gary Nuttycombe, Paul Robyn, viola; Justin DiTullio, David Pratt, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, Allan Reuss, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Julius Wechter, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 27, 1961
36755-2/14Step Right Up
36756-8Magic Moment

Nat King Cole - Look No Further / The Right Thing To Say  (Capitol 4714)

Bud Brisbois, Reunald Jones, Cappy Lewis, trumpet; Kent Larsen, Dick Leith, Tommy Pederson, Tommy Shepard, trombone; Victor Arno, Emil Briano, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Rickey Marino, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Jerry Vinci, violin; Gary Nuttycombe, Paul Robyn, viola; Justin DiTullio, David Pratt, cello; Ann Stockton, harp; Jimmy Rowles, piano; John Collins, Allan Reuss, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Lee Young, drums; Julius Wechter, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, November 27, 1961
36757-10The Right Thing To Say
Joe Howard, Tommy Shepard, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Jim McGee, Dick Perissi, French horn; Gene Cipriano, Justin Gordon, Paul Horn, Harry Klee, reeds; Israel Baker, Emil Briano, James Getzoff, Lou Klass, Rickey Marino, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Ralph Schaeffer, Paul Shure, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, Virginia Majewski, Paul Robyn, viola; Margaret Aue, William Van Den Burg, Armand Kaproff, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Bobby Hammack, piano; Bobby Gibbons, guitar; Pat Senatore, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Dale Anderson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 1962
37138-6Look No Further

Nat King Cole Sings / George Shearing Plays  (Capitol W-1675)

Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Emil Briano, Jack Gasselin, James Getzoff, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, Sven Reher, Paul Robyn, viola; William Van Den Burg, Jesse Ehrlich, Hyman Gold, David Pratt, cello; Warren Chiasson, Emil Richards, vibes; George Shearing, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Israel Crosby, Al McKibbon, bass; Mike Rubin, Arco bass; Vernell Fournier, Shelly Manne, drums; Armando Peraza, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 19, 1961
36894-8Azure-Te
36895A Beautiful Friendship
Joe Livoti, Mischa Russell, violin; Joe DiFiore, Alvin Dinkin, viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; replaces Baker, Shure, Figelski, Reher, Ehrlich, Pratt.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 20, 1961
36942Pick Yourself Up
36943September Song
36944Let There Be Love
36945I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Justin Gordon, Paul Horn, Willie Schwartz, reeds; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Emanuel Moss, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Felix Slatkin, Albert Steinberg, Jerry Vinci, violin; Joe DiFiore, Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Paul Robyn, viola; William Van Den Burg, Hyman Gold, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Warren Chiasson, Emil Richards, vibes; George Shearing, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Israel Crosby, Al McKibbon, bass; Mike Rubin, Arco bass; Vernell Fournier, Shelly Manne, drums; Armando Peraza, Carlos Vidal, congas; Nick Martinis, Luis Miranda, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 21, 1961
36951Serenata
36953Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)
Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, James Getzoff, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Felix Slatkin, Albert Steinberg, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Virginia Majewski, Paul Robyn, viola; Hyman Gold, Armand Kaproff, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin, cello; Warren Chiasson, Emil Richards, vibes; George Shearing, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Israel Crosby, Al McKibbon, bass; Mike Rubin, Arco bass; Vernell Fournier, Shelly Manne, drums; Armando Peraza, congas; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, December 22, 1961
36957I'm Lost
36958-4Don't Go
36959-9There's A Lull In My Life
36960Lost April
** also issued on Capitol SW-1675.

1962

Nat King Cole - More Cole Espanol  (Capitol W-1749)

Reunald Jones, trumpet; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Lee Young, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Mexico City, Mexico, March 6, 1962
37350La Feria De Las Flores
37351Guadalajara
37352La Golondrina
same personnel.
Mexico City, Mexico, March 7, 1962
37353Tres Palabras
37354Piel Canela
37355Solamente Una Vez
same personnel.
Mexico City, Mexico, March 8, 1962
37356Las Chiapanecas
37357Vaya Con Dios
same personnel.
Mexico City, Mexico, March 9, 1962
37358Adios Marquita Linda
37359No Me Platiques
37360Aqui Se Habla En Amor
37361A Media Luz
** also issued on Capitol SW-1749.

Nat King Cole - Dear Lonely Hearts  (Capitol T-1838)

Victor Arno, Bob Barene, Alfred Lustgarten, Emanuel Moss, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, viola; William Van Den Burg, Joseph Saxon, cello; Milton Raskin, piano; Rene Hall, Al Hendrickson, Billy Strange, guitar; Jimmy Bond, bass; Earl Palmer, drums; Frank Carlson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 19, 1962
37860-11Dear Lonely Hearts
37864Who's Next In Line
John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Studios, NYC, November 12, 1962
24388Miss You
24389Oh, How I Miss You Tonight
24390All Over The World
24391Lonesome And Sorry
24392My First And Only Lover
same personnel.
Capitol Studios, NYC, November 13, 1962
24393Near You
24394Why Should I Cry Over You
24395Yearning (Just For You)
24396All By Myself
24397It's A Lonesome Old Town
** also issued on Capitol ST-1838.

Nat King Cole - Ramblin' Rose  (Capitol T-1793)

Victor Arno, Bob Barene, Alfred Lustgarten, Emanuel Moss, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, viola; William Van Den Burg, Joseph Saxon, cello; Milton Raskin, piano; Rene Hall, Al Hendrickson, Billy Strange, guitar; Jimmy Bond, bass; Earl Palmer, drums; Frank Carlson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 19, 1962
37861-4Ramblin' Rose
37863The Good Times
Victor Arno, Elliott Fisher, James Getzoff, Alfred Lustgarten, Leonard Malarsky, Emanuel Moss, Isadore Roman, Sid Sharp, violin; Al Harshman, Virginia Majewski, viola; William Van Den Burg, Justin DiTullio, cello; Ray Johnson, piano; Rene Hall, Allan Reuss, Billy Strange, guitar; Red Callender, bass; Earl Palmer, drums; Milt Holland, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 1962
38069-1When You're Smiling
38070-9Wolverton Mountain
38071-3One Has My Name The Other Has My Heart
38072-3Skip To My Lou
38073-7Sing Another Song (And We'll All Go Home)
same session.
38074-4Your Cheatin' Heart
38075-11Goodnight, Irene, Goodnight
38076-5I Don't Want It That Way
38077-1Twilight On The Trail
38078-4He'll Have To Go
** also issued on Capitol ST-1793.

Nat King Cole - Nothing Goes Up / All Over The World  (Capitol 4919)

Victor Arno, Bob Barene, Alfred Lustgarten, Emanuel Moss, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, viola; William Van Den Burg, Joseph Saxon, cello; Milton Raskin, piano; Rene Hall, Al Hendrickson, Billy Strange, guitar; Jimmy Bond, bass; Earl Palmer, drums; Frank Carlson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Belford Hendricks, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 19, 1962
37862-4Nothing Goes Up (Without Coming Down)

Nat King Cole - Where Did Everyone Go  (Capitol W-1859)

Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Murray Kellner, Joe Livoti, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Joe Quadri, Lou Raderman, Mischa Russell, Paul Shure, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Lou Kievman, Ray Menhennick, Alexander Neiman, Paul Robyn, Sandy Schonbach, viola; Armand Kaproff, Ray Kramer, cello; Kathryn Thompson, harp; Ray Sherman, piano; Allan Reuss, guitar; Jack Ryan, bass; Ralph Hansell, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Gordon Jenkins, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1962
38085(Ah The Apple Trees) When The World Was Young
38086Spring Is Here
38090No, I Don't Want Her
38091Say It Isn't So
38092Am I Blue
Leon Petties, drums; replaces Hansell.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1962
38093-14Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)
38094I Keep Goin' Back To Joe's
38095The End Of A Love Affair
38096That's All There Is
38097Someone To Tell It To
38098If Love Ain't There
38099-5Where Did Everyone Go
** also issued on Capitol SW-1859.

1963

Nat King Cole - Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer / In The Cool Of The Day  (Capitol 4965)

Emil Briano, Arthur Brown, Harold Dicterow, Elliott Fisher, Lou Klass, Sarah Kreindler, William Kurasch, Alfred Lustgarten, Emanuel Moss, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Nat Ross, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Alex Borisoff, William Van Den Burg, Jesse Ehrlich, Hyman Gold, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Frank Carlson, drums; Larry Bunker, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 1963
39472-7In The Cool Of The Day

Nat King Cole - Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer  (Capitol T-1932)

Emil Briano, Arthur Brown, Harold Dicterow, Elliott Fisher, Lou Klass, Sarah Kreindler, William Kurasch, Alfred Lustgarten, Emanuel Moss, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Nat Ross, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Alex Borisoff, William Van Den Burg, Jesse Ehrlich, Hyman Gold, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Frank Carlson, drums; Larry Bunker, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 1963
39473-3Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer
Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer (reprise)
Tommy Johnson, tuba; Victor Arno, Arnold Belnick, Emil Briano, James Getzoff, Nat Ross, Sid Sharp, Paul Shure, Jerry Vinci, violin; Milton Raskin, piano; Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, Alvino Rey, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Frank Carlson, drums; Larry Bunker, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 1963
39800On The Sidewalks Of New York
39801Get Out And Get Under The Moon
39802After The Ball Is Over
39803There Is A Tavern In This Town
39804On A Bicycle Built For Two
39805In The Good Old Summertime
Tommy Johnson, tuba; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, Elliott Fisher, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Paul Shure, Jerry Vinci, violin; Milton Raskin, piano; Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, Alvino Rey, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Larry Bunker, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 16, 1963
39806That Sunday, That Summer
39807Our Old Home Team
39808Don't Forget
39809You Tell Me Your Dream
39810That's What They Meant (By The Good Old Summertime)
** also issued on Capitol ST-1932.

Nat King Cole - Wanderlust / You'll See  (Capitol 5486)

Emil Briano, Arthur Brown, Harold Dicterow, Elliott Fisher, Lou Klass, Sarah Kreindler, William Kurasch, Alfred Lustgarten, Emanuel Moss, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Nat Ross, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Alex Borisoff, William Van Den Burg, Jesse Ehrlich, Hyman Gold, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Frank Carlson, drums; Larry Bunker, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 1963
39475-3You'll See
Bobby Bryant, Don Fagerquist, Uan Rasey, Shorty Sherock, Tony Terran, trumpet; Kent Larsen, Murray McEachern, Tommy Shepard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Jack Nimitz, Bill Perkins, Bud Shank, reeds; Victor Arno, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Stanley Plummer, Jerome Reisler, Isadore Roman, Albert Steinberg, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Joe DiFiore, Ray Menhennick, Gary Nuttycombe, Robert Ostrowski, viola; Margaret Aue, William Van Den Burg, Ed Lustgarten, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Paul Smith, piano; Bob Bain, John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 3, 1964
52145-6Wanderlust

Nat King Cole - That Sunday, That Summer / Mr. Wishing Well  (Capitol 5027)

Emil Briano, Arthur Brown, Harold Dicterow, Elliott Fisher, Lou Klass, Sarah Kreindler, William Kurasch, Alfred Lustgarten, Emanuel Moss, Alex Murray, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Nat Ross, violin; Cecil Figelski, Al Harshman, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Alex Borisoff, William Van Den Burg, Jesse Ehrlich, Hyman Gold, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Frank Carlson, drums; Larry Bunker, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, April 11, 1963
39476-4Mr. Wishing Well

Nat King Cole Sings My Fair Lady  (Capitol W-2117)

Reunald Jones, Clyde Reasinger, Walt Stuart, trumpet; Vince Forchetti, trombone; David Arben, Jerry Wigler, violin; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 17, 1963
24721Wouldn't It Be Loverly
24722I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
24723I Could Have Danced All Night
add The Merry Young Souls, vocal group; Corinna Manetto, chorus.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 18, 1963
24724With A Little Bit Of Luck
24725You Did It
24726Show Me
Reunald Jones, Clyde Reasinger, Walt Stuart, trumpet; Vince Forchetti, trombone; David Arben, Jerry Wigler, violin; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified male vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 1963
24727I'm An Ordinary Man
24728Hymn To Him
24729Get Me To The Church On Time
Reunald Jones, Clyde Reasinger, Walt Stuart, trumpet; Vince Forchetti, trombone; David Arben, Jerry Wigler, violin; John Collins, guitar; Charlie Harris, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Merry Young Souls, vocal group; Corinna Manetto, chorus; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, September 20, 1963
24730The Rain In Spain
24731On The Street Where You Live
** also issued on Capitol SW-2117.

1964

Nat King Cole - My True Carrie Love / A Rag, A Bone, A Hank Of Hair  (Capitol 5125)

Dick Nash, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Kenny Shroyer, bass trombone; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Bob Barene, Emil Briano, Jack Gasselin, James Getzoff, Lou Klass, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn, viola; William Van Den Burg, Joseph DiTullio, Ed Lustgarten, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Don Robertson, piano; James Burton, Glen Campbell, John Collins, Milton Norman, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Dale Anderson, Milt Holland, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Merry Young Souls, vocal group; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1964
51205-17My True Carrie Love
51207-4A Rag, A Bone, A Hank Of Hair

Nat King Cole - I Don't Want To Be Hurt Anymore  (Capitol T-2118)

Dick Nash, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Kenny Shroyer, bass trombone; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Bob Barene, Emil Briano, Jack Gasselin, James Getzoff, Lou Klass, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn, viola; William Van Den Burg, Joseph DiTullio, Ed Lustgarten, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Don Robertson, piano; James Burton, Glen Campbell, John Collins, Milton Norman, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Dale Anderson, Milt Holland, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Merry Young Souls, vocal group; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1964
51206-5I Don't Want To Be Hurt Anymore
Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; William Van Den Burg, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon, cello; Don Robertson, piano; Glen Campbell, John Collins, Bobby Gibbons, Bill Pitman, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Merry Young Souls, vocal group; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 27, 1964
52116-8Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes
52117-17You're Crying On My Shoulder
52118-6Was That The Human Thing To Do
52119-6Only Yesterday
52137-4Road To Nowhere
James Getzoff, violin; Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, cello; Bob Bain, Howard Roberts, guitar; replaces Briano, Van Den Burg, Reher, Campbell, Pitman.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, May 28, 1964
52133-9Go, If You're Going
52134-7I'm Alone Because I Love You
52135-7Don't You Remember
52136-2I'm All Cried Out
52142-12I Don't Want To See Tomorrow
52143-3You're My Everything
** also issued on Capitol ST-2118.

Nat King Cole - I Don't Want To Be Hurt Anymore / People  (Capitol 5155)

Dick Nash, Lloyd Ulyate, trombone; Kenny Shroyer, bass trombone; Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Bob Barene, Emil Briano, Jack Gasselin, James Getzoff, Lou Klass, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Paul Shure, Joseph Stepansky, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Lou Kievman, Paul Robyn, viola; William Van Den Burg, Joseph DiTullio, Ed Lustgarten, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Don Robertson, piano; James Burton, Glen Campbell, John Collins, Milton Norman, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Dale Anderson, Milt Holland, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; The Merry Young Souls, vocal group; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, January 14, 1964
51236-4People

Nat King Cole - L-O-V-E  (Capitol T-2195)

Bobby Bryant, Don Fagerquist, Uan Rasey, Shorty Sherock, Tony Terran, trumpet; Kent Larsen, Murray McEachern, Tommy Shepard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Jack Nimitz, Bill Perkins, Bud Shank, reeds; Victor Arno, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Stanley Plummer, Jerome Reisler, Isadore Roman, Albert Steinberg, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Joe DiFiore, Ray Menhennick, Gary Nuttycombe, Robert Ostrowski, viola; Margaret Aue, William Van Den Burg, Ed Lustgarten, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Paul Smith, piano; Bob Bain, John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 3, 1964
52144-9L-O-V-E
Bobby Bryant, Reunald Jones, Larry McGuire, Al Porcino, Ray Triscari, trumpet; Fred Mergy, Tommy Shepard, Wilbur Sudmeier, trombone; Bob Knight, bass trombone; Charlie Kennedy, Bud Shank, alto sax; Wayne Dunstan, Dan Patiris, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; Sherrill Coltrin, James Getzoff, Leo Kailin, Lou Klass, Alexander Koltun, Robert Konrad, Mischa Myers, Isadore Roman, violin; Stan Harris, Harry Hyams, viola; Paul Bergstrom, Anne Goodman, cello; Kenneth Hildebrand, piano; John Collins, Eddie Duran, Paul Miller, guitar; George Butterfield, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, December 1, 1964
53091How I'd Love To Love You
53092Coquette (Little Coquette)
Bob Fitzpatrick, trombone; Ernie Tack, bass trombone; Modesto Briseno, baritone sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Juvenal Amaral, guitar; Leon Pelties, drums; replaces Sudmeier, Knight, Nimitz, Hildebrand, Miller, Petties.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, December 2, 1964
53090More
53093Your Love
53094My Kind Of Girl
53095Thanks To You
53096There's Love
53097Swiss Retreat
Bobby Bryant, trumpet; Sherrill Coltrin, James Getzoff, Leo Kailin, Lou Klass, Alexander Koltun, Robert Konrad, Mischa Myers, Isadore Roman, violin; Rocco Curcio, Stan Harris, viola; Paul Bergstrom, Anne Goodman, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Juvenal Amaral, John Collins, Eddie Duran, guitar; George Butterfield, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, December 3, 1964
53098The Girl From Ipanema
53099Three Little Words
** also issued on Capitol ST-2195.

Nat King Cole - Marnie / More And More Of Your Amor  (Capitol 5219)

Bobby Bryant, Don Fagerquist, Uan Rasey, Shorty Sherock, Tony Terran, trumpet; Kent Larsen, Murray McEachern, Tommy Shepard, trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; Buddy Collette, Paul Horn, Jack Nimitz, Bill Perkins, Bud Shank, reeds; Victor Arno, Emil Briano, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, Alex Murray, Erno Neufeld, Stanley Plummer, Jerome Reisler, Isadore Roman, Albert Steinberg, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Joe DiFiore, Ray Menhennick, Gary Nuttycombe, Robert Ostrowski, viola; Margaret Aue, William Van Den Burg, Ed Lustgarten, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Paul Smith, piano; Bob Bain, John Collins, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Leon Petties, drums; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, June 3, 1964
52146-6Marnie
52147-2More And More Of Your Amor

Nat King Cole - Amor (L-O-V-E) (Spanish ver.) / Tu Eres Tan Amable (You Are So Amiable) (Spanish ver.)  (Capitol 5333)

Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Las Vegas, NV, August 18, 1964
52932-7Amor (L-O-V-E) (Spanish ver.)
William Calkins, Harry Klee, Bud Shank, reeds; Carl Fortina, accordion, percussion; Bob Barene, Emil Briano, John DeVoogdt, Harold Dicterow, Bonnie Douglas, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Lou Klass, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Samuel Boghossian, Joe DiFiore, Harry Hyams, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Justin DiTullio, Armand Kaproff, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Kazue Kudo, koto; Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Dale Anderson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1964
52744-5Tu Eres Tan Amable (You Are So Amiable) (Spanish ver.)

Nat King Cole - L-O-V-E (Italian ver.) / Tu Sei Cosi Amabile (You Are So Amiable) (Italian ver.)  (Capitol 5331)

Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Las Vegas, NV, August 18, 1964
52933-27L-O-V-E (Italian ver.)
William Calkins, Harry Klee, Bud Shank, reeds; Carl Fortina, accordion, percussion; Bob Barene, Emil Briano, John DeVoogdt, Harold Dicterow, Bonnie Douglas, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Lou Klass, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Samuel Boghossian, Joe DiFiore, Harry Hyams, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Justin DiTullio, Armand Kaproff, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Kazue Kudo, koto; Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Dale Anderson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1964
52745-8Tu Sei Cosi Amabile (You Are So Amiable) (Italian ver.)

Nat King Cole - L-O-V-E (German ver.) / Mutterlein (Answer Me) (German ver.)  (Capitol 5332)

Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Las Vegas, NV, August 18, 1964
52934-18L-O-V-E (German ver.)
52939-10AMutterlein (Answer Me) (German ver.)

Nat King Cole - L-O-V-E (Japanese ver.) / Kareha (Autumn Leaves) (Japanese ver.)  (Capitol 5330)

Nat King Cole, vocals; unidentified orchestra, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Las Vegas, NV, August 18, 1964
52935-7L-O-V-E (Japanese ver.)
William Calkins, Harry Klee, Bud Shank, reeds; Carl Fortina, accordion, percussion; Bob Barene, Emil Briano, John DeVoogdt, Harold Dicterow, Bonnie Douglas, Walt Edelstein, Dave Frisina, Jack Gasselin, Lou Klass, Erno Neufeld, Isadore Roman, Joseph Stepansky, violin; Samuel Boghossian, Joe DiFiore, Harry Hyams, Gary Nuttycombe, viola; Justin DiTullio, Armand Kaproff, Emmett Sargeant, cello; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Kazue Kudo, koto; Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Comfort, bass; Irving Cottler, drums; Dale Anderson, percussion; Nat King Cole, vocals; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 1964
52743-3Kareha (Autumn Leaves) (Japanese ver.)

Nat King Cole - The Ballad Of Cat Ballou / They Can't Make Her Cry  (Capitol 5412)

Nat King Cole, Stubby Kaye, vocals; unidentified vocal chorus, Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor; and others.
soundtrack?, "Cat Ballou", possibly Columbia Pictures Studios, Sunset & Gower, Hollywood, CA, September, 1964
The Ballad Of Cat Ballou
They Can't Make Her Cry
Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, Dave Frisina, James Getzoff, Lou Klass, Isadore Roman, Nat Ross, Paul Shure, Jerry Vinci, violin; Alvin Dinkin, Al Harshman, Virginia Majewski, viola; Ray Kramer, Ed Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, cello; Milton Raskin, piano; Bobby Gibbons, Allan Reuss, guitar; Jimmy Bond, bass; Earl Palmer, drums; Ralph Carmichael, arranger, conductor.
Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 15, 1965
53465-1The Ballad Of Cat Ballou
53491-1They Can't Make Her Cry