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Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was a musician who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. He owes most of his popular musical fame to his soft baritone voice, which he used to perform in big band and jazz genres. He was one of the first black Americans to host a television variety show, and has maintained worldwide popularity since his death. more »


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1991
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I used to visit all the very gay places 
Those come what may places 
Where one relaxes on the axis of the wheel of life 
To get the feel of life
From jazz and cocktails.

The girls I knew had sad and sullen gray faces 
With distant gay traces 
That used to be there you could see where they'd been washed away 
By too many through the day
Twelve o'clock tales. 

Then you came along with your siren of song 
To tempt me to madness! 
I thought for a while that your poignant smile was tinged with the sadness 
Of a great love for me. 

Ah yes! I was wrong
Again, 
I was wrong. 

Life is lonely again, 
And only last year everything seemed so sure. 
Now life is awful again, 
A thoughtful of hearts could only be a bore. 

A week in Paris will ease the bite of it, 
All I care is to smile in spite of it. 

I'll forget you, I will 
While yet you are still burning inside my brain. 

Romance is mush, 
Stifling those who strive. 
I'll live a lush life in some small dive

And there I'll be, while I rot 
With the rest of those whose lives are lonely, too.

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