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Nat King Cole
March 17, 1919 - February 15, 1965
Nationality: American
Category: Musician
Subcategory: American Musician

Get me well so I can get on television and tell people to stop smoking.


I'm not playing for other musicians. We're trying to reach the guy who works all day and wants to spend a buck at night. We'll keep him happy.


I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer. I couldn't compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it.


I'm in the music business for one purpose - to make money.


It's not the people in the South who create racial problems - it's the people who are governing.


Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free.


The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you've got the respect of white and colored, you can ease a lot of things.


People don't slip. Time catches up with them.


Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work.


There's just one thing I can't figure out. My income tax!


I make no claim to being a business genius. You can make so much money in this business that it loses its value.


The only sport I'm not interested in is horse racing. That's because I don't know the horses personally.


If I could read it, I could play it.


I am an American citizen and feel I am entitled to the same rights as any other citizen.


Primarily I'm a meat man, although once in a while I toy with a few vegetables.


I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers.


For years the Trio did nothing but play for musicians and other hip people. We practically starved to death.


The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it.


The Supreme Court is having a hard time integrating schools. What chance do I have to integrate audiences?


I can't bear to see myself even in movies. The feeling is complex. I can't stand the sight of myself.


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