The Very Thought of You (Nat King Cole album)

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The Very Thought of You
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Studio album by Nat King Cole
Released November 1958
Recorded May 2, 6, 8, 1958
Genre Traditional pop
Length 49:36
Label Capitol
Producer Lee Gillette
Nat King Cole chronology
St. Louis Blues
The Very Thought of You
To Whom It May Concern
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Very Thought of You is a 1958 album by Nat King Cole, arranged by Gordon Jenkins.[2]

Track listing[edit]

LP side A:

  1. "The Very Thought of You" (Ray Noble) – 3:52
  2. "But Beautiful" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 3:30
  3. "Impossible" (Steve Allen) – 3:12
  4. "I Wish I Knew (Notorious)" (C.A. Rossi, Al Stillman) – 3:16
  5. "I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in a Five and Ten Cent Store)" (Mort Dixon, Billy Rose, Harry Warren) – 2:53
  6. "Magnificent Obsession" (Fred Karger, Frankie Laine) – 3:56
  7. "My Heart Tells Me" (Mack Gordon, Warren) – 4:16

LP side B:

  1. "Paradise" (Nacio Herb Brown, Gordon Clifford) – 3:17
  2. "This Is All I Ask" (Gordon Jenkins) – 4:34
  3. "Cherie, I Love You" (Lillian Rosedale Goodman) – 3:34
  4. "Making Believe You're Here" (Sammy Cahn, Van Heusen) – 3:42
  5. "Cherchez La Femme" (Bob Marcus, Lorenzo Pack) – 2:44
  6. "For All We Know" (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis) – 3:19
  7. "The More I See You" (Gordon, Warren) – 3:32

Bonus tracks added to later CD re-issue:

  1. "Don't Blame Me" (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields) – 3:56
  2. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) – 3:03
  3. "Farewell to Arms" (Allie Wrubel, Abner Silver) – 2:51
  4. "Happy New Year" (Gordon Jenkins) – 3:09

The four "bonus" tracks were part of the original recording session and were added to the 2007 CD release.




  • Capitol Records SW 1084 (The Very Thought of You) at