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Category: Nat “King” Cole

Mr. Cole Won’t Rock & Roll

Thanks to Ben Yagoda’s The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song for hipping me to an obscure song written for Nat (King) Cole by Joe & Noel Sherman.  As far as I can tell, “Mr. Cole Won’t Rock ‘n’ Roll” was

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