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Happy Birthday Natalie Cole

Feb 06 2013

Birthday wishes to Grammy winning singer-songwriter Natalie Cole who celebrates today (February 6).  Natalie was born in Los Angeles and is the daughter of jazz legend Nat "King" Cole and singer Maria Hawkins Ellington, who performed with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.  She released her debut album Inseparable in 1975 containing her hit "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" and won her first two Grammy Awards for the effort including Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.  In 1979 she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and went on to release several more gold and platinum selling albums.  Natalie released Unforgettable...with Love her biggest selling album to date in 1991, which garnered her an additional three Grammy's.  She is currently working on a Latin album with all of the songs sung in Spanish scheduled for release this spring.  Natalie will be headlining the Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. "Generations" concert in Boca Raton, Florida on March 1, 2013. 

Last changed: Feb 06 2013 at 6:44 AM

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