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A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole

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Released  November 1, 1965
Length  35:53
Release date  1 November 1965
Recorded  1965
Artist  Marvin Gaye
Label  Tamla
A Tribute to the Great Nat
A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole (1965)  Moods of Marvin Gaye (1966)
Genres  Soul music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Vocal jazz
Producers  Hal Davis, Marc Gordon, Harvey Fuqua
Similar  Marvin Gaye albums, Soul music albums

A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole is the sixth studio album by Marvin Gaye, released on the Tamla (Motown) label on November 1, 1965. It is a tribute album, dedicated to his idol, late jazz/R&B performer Nat "King" Cole.

Contents

An Allmusic writer said the album was "a fine album that got lost after its release". Marvin was a vocal admirer of Nat King Cole and told interviewers Cole's vocals and performing style influenced his.

Personnel

  • Marvin Gaye - vocals
  • The Funk Brothers -instrumentation
  • Songs

    1Nature Boy2:53
    2Ramblin' Rose2:54
    3Too Young3:50

    References

    A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole Wikipedia


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