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Natalie Cole: The Unforgettable Ms Cole

Interview by Lucy O'Brien, The Guardian, 26 September 2008

Natalie Cole is the superstar's daughter who became a Black Panther, a cocaine addict – and a huge success in her own right. As she ...

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Natalie Cole

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 5 August 1975

BEING THE daughter of such an internationally famous man as the late Nat King Cole could conceivably pose a problem for any budding star. After ...

Natalie Cole: Meet Nat Queen Cole

Profile by Bob Fisher, New Musical Express, 13 September 1975

WITH 1975 almost certain to establish itself as a most uneventful year for soul, it's refreshing to come across a 45 by a newish singer ...

Natalie Cole: Whatever Will Be Will Be

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 11 November 1975

It's rare, very rare, for the son or daughter of a superstar to make it in his or her own right. The pressures are intense ...

Natalie Cole: Natalie (Capitol) 35 mins ***

Essay by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 12 June 1976

IF YOU get right down to it I suppose pop/rock is composed of a set of quite different musical idioms within which almost everyone sounds ...

Natalie Cole, Tavares: New Victoria Theatre, London

Live Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, 9 October 1976

NATALIE COLE is an MOR sophisticated lady, right? An exceptional singer in the mould of Aretha Franklin who's chosen to, or been persuaded to, don ...

Natalie Cole: A Thoughtful, Thankful Sophisticated Lady

Interview by Fred Schruers, Circus, 2 March 1978

Natalie Cole's Career Soars after Two Grammys, Three Hits ...

The Natalie Cole interview

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 24 April 1979

IN THREE short years, Natalie Cole has risen to the point where today she is a household name. In the past few months, Natalie has ...

Natalie Cole Is Back From the Fast Lane

Interview by Ben Fong-Torres, San Francisco Chronicle, 24 February 1985


Natalie Cole: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Lloyd Bradley, The Independent, 21 May 1992

Not really so unforgettable: Lloyd Bradley is dazed and confused by Natalie Cole at the Royal Albert Hall. ...

Natalie Cole: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 25 May 1992

'UNFORGETTABLE', Natalie Cole's "duet" with her father, Nat "King", cleaned up this year's Grammy awards. The song, wherein Natalie's voice was grafted onto Pop's 1951 ...

Natalie Cole: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 13 July 1994

Natalie's art still belongs to daddy ...

Natalie Cole: King and I

Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 8 February 2001

Natalie Cole has been a prostitutes' tout, a junkie and the winner of no fewer than eight Grammys. She tells Dave Simpson about scandal, success ...

Natalie Cole: A Remembrance (1950-2015)

Obituary by Michael A. Gonzales, Ebony, December 2015

STELLAR SINGER and showbiz royalty Natalie Cole has passed away at the age of 65. ...

Capitol at 75

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'Capitol 75' (Taschen), 2016

NOTE: Herewith the full "director's cut" version of the historical essay I contributed to the spectacularly lavish Taschen book marking the 75th anniversary of West ...

Top 10 interviews

Memoir by Paul Wellings, Louder Than War, June 2021

10. Terry Farley, Superstar House DJ Terry was my Editor at Boys Own fanzine. He was a country bumpkin from Royal Berkshire but he had ...

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