Nat King Cole records an album arranged by Nelson Riddle : ‘Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love’ (1953)

‘Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love’ is an album arranged by Nelson Riddle, recorded on January 27, 28, 1953 and August 23, 25, 1955 and released by Capitol.

Track Listing : 1.Love Is Here To Stay (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:49 . 2.A Handful Of Stars (Jack Lawrence, Ted Shapiro) – 03:26 . 3.This Can’T Be Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 02:30 . 4.A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet (Gus Kahn, Harry Woods) – 03:18 . 5.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 02:40 . 6.Let’S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 02:48 . 7.There Goes My Heart (Benny Davis, Abner Silver) – 02:53 . 8.Dinner For One, Please James (Michael Carr) – 02:57 . 9.Almost Like Being In Love (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 01:53 . 10.Tenderly (Walter Lloyd Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 02:57 . 11.You Stepped Out Of A Dream (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) – 02:35 . 12.There Will Never Be Another You (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 03:38

Musicians : Nat King Cole – Vocal . Nelson Riddle – Arranger, Conductor

Production : Produced By Lee Gillette

Recorded On January 27, 28, 1953 And August 23, 25, 1955.

Released In 1953 By Capitol.


If Cole really wants to sing for two in love, he’s telling them good news and bad. Of course, his plaintive, undisturbed singing makes the happy and sad sentiments seem equally content, […]

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The original album was an 8 track 10″ LP of Nelson Riddle-arranged songs. This was expanded to a 12 track 12″ LP in 1955 with newly recorded songs. ‘Don’t Hurt The Girl’ was a track recorded for the album but left off. It isn’t on par with the rest of the material. […]

Cole’s kind voice is relaxing and provides an idyllic milieu with the soft glow of candles and the grin on the face of your loved one. Nobody does the romantic ballad better than Nat. […]


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