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Nature Boy – Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Connie Evingson versions

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn
Is just to love and be loved in return”

Here are the Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Connie Evingson versions of “Nature Boy”, a song written in 1947 by the American songwriter and recording artist George Alexander Aberle, commonly known as eden ahbez (15 April 1908 – 4 March 1995).
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Stacey Kent – Comes Love

Grammy-nominated American jazz singer Stacey Kent sings “Comes Love”, a 1939 jazz standard. It was composed by Sam H. Stept (September 18, 1897 – December 1, 1964), the American songwriter who wrote for Broadway, with lyrics by Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 – February 5, 1958), a lyricist for popular songs in the United States and Charles Tobias (August 15, 1898 – July 7, 1970), the American songwriter. It was featured in the 1942 Broadway musical “Yokel Boy”, starring Phil Silvers and Buddy Ebsen.

Paintings in the video: Anna Kincaide, the American artist.
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