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