Nat King Cole
Della Reese’s Crush on Nat King Cole

American actress and singer Della Reese talks about her time touring with Nat King Cole. Reese explains how she was utterly and outwardly smitten with the famous jazz musician to the point where Cole’s band would tease her about her crush. She delights in her memory of Cole standing up for her one night after a show–telling his band to cease teasing her: “He had recognized me. It was wonderful.”

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