|Released November 1, 1965|
Release date 1 November 1965
Artist Marvin Gaye
|A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole
(1965) Moods of Marvin Gaye
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.
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.