Unforgettable (Nat King Cole album)

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Unforgettable
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Studio album by Nat King Cole
Released 1952 (10" LP), 1954 (12" LP)
Recorded 1946 - 1954
Genre Jazz
Length 36:31
Label Capitol
Producer Lee Gillette
Nat King Cole chronology
Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love
(1953)
Unforgettable
(1954)
10th Anniversary Album
(1955)
1954 release
12 inch LP with 4 additional tracks
Later re-issue(s)
LP and CD re-issue cover

Unforgettable is an original jazz compilation by Nat King Cole. It was initially released on a 10 inch LP in 1952, and it was reissued on a 12 inch LP in 1954.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Unforgettable" (Irving Gordon) - 3:13
  2. "A Portrait Of Jennie" (Gordon Burdge, J. Russell Robinson) - 3:09
  3. "What'll I Do?" (Irving Berlin) - 3:05
  4. "Lost April" (Eddie DeLange, Emil Newman, Hubert Spencer) - 2:58
  5. "Answer Me, My Love" (Fred Rauch, Carl Sigman, Gerhard Winkler) - 2:38
  6. "Hajji Baba (Persian Lament)" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) - 3:07
  7. "Too Young" (Sylvia Dee, Sidney Lippman) - 3:13
  8. "Mona Lisa" (Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) - 3:16
  9. "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" (William Best, Deek Watson) - 2:54
  10. "Red Sails in the Sunset" (Jimmy Kennedy, Hugh Williams) - 3:17
  11. "Pretend" (Dan Belloc, Lew Douglass, Frank LaVere, Cliff Parman) - 2:44
  12. "Make Her Mine" (Chester Conn, Sammy Gallop) - 2:57

tracks 5, 6, 11 and 12 were not part of the original 10 inch LP release but were added to the 1954 (and later) releases.

Personnel[edit]

  • Nat King Colevocals
  • The Nat King Cole Trio – on "I Love You for Sentimental Reasons," "What'll I Do?" and "Lost April"
  • The Carlyle Hall Strings – on "Lost April" and "Portrait of Jennie"
  • Les Baxter's Orchestra – on "Mona Lisa" and "Too Young"
  • Pete Rugolo's Orchestra – on "Red Sails in the Sunset"
  • Nelson Riddle's Orchestra – on "Unforgettable," "Pretend," "Answer Me My Love," "Make Her Mine" and "Hajji Baba"
  • Lee Gillette – Producer

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