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Nat king cole

  1. 1. Nat King Cole… By: Jessie Tossey
  2. 2. Reasons Why I Chose Nat King Cole <ul><ul><li>Know his song L.O.V.E. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First choice got taken </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and he was the next </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>person i knew of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I was interested in learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more about who he was </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Childhood <ul><ul><li>Born on March 17, 1917, in Montgomery Alabama </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full name- Nathaniel Adams Coles   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moved to Chicago in 1921 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12 other siblings </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Father <ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reverend Edward James Coles Snr. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Worked at Truelight Spiritual Temple </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Had thirteen Chidren </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Mother <ul><ul><li>Perlina Adams Coles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decided to send children to public school   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leader of the church choir </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. A New Beginning <ul><ul><li>Started playing organ and singing in church choir at age twelve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  He took piano lessons  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formed band named Rogues of Rhythm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brother Eddie was also a member of the band </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Rogues of Rhythm <ul><ul><li>Focused on piano </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Band didn't need </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>drummer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performed in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>many bars throughout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>L.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Custamers asked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>him to sing </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>Nat joined Capitol Records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sold over 50 million records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;The House That Nat Built&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Fought Segregation <ul><ul><li>Wouldn't perform at places black's couldn't go to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Made them change rules before he would perform </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Love Life <ul><ul><li>Married Nadine Robinson in 1936 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Married Maria Ellington on March28, 1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First child named Natalie Maria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adopted Carol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adopted Nat Kelly Cole in 1959 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twins named Timolin and Casey </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Natalie Maria Cole <ul><ul><li>Singer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Had son named Robert Yancy   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Married Andre Fischer on September 17, 1989-divorced in 1995 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Married Kenneth H. Dupree on October 12, 2001 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Timolin Cole <ul><ul><li>Two sons named Julian and Justin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Married a guy named Gary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Her and sister Casey started Generation Hope </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. List Of Songs <ul><li>Famous Songs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Route 66  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winter is Coming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>L.O.V.E . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Straighten Up and Fly Right.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mona Lisa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When I Fall In Love </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too Young </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweet Lorraine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nature Boy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love Letters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For All We Know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Very Thought Of You </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unforgettable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ramblin' Rose </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. His Death <ul><ul><li>Died in 1965 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lung Cancer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smoker </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Music Lived On <ul><ul><li>Left a great impact on music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some songs had been remade and used in movies </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Quote <ul><li>&quot; I am an American citizen and feel that I am entitled to the same rights as any other citizen&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>- Nat King Cole </li></ul>
  17. 17. Resources: <ul><ul><li>http://www.biography.com/articles/Nat-King-Cole-9253026 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://members.pcug.org.au/~bnoble/natkcole/nat_cole.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nndb.com/people/116/000023047/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.thebuzzagency.net/timolin.html  </li></ul></ul>

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