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Records I’m Keeping: Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays

look at this motherfucker with his mustard sweater

look at this motherfucker with his mustard sweater

chelives1986: one of the records i am keeping is nat king cole sings/george shearing plays thats just like the flyest of cool jazz vocal shit
chelives1986: sounds like a spring day or a romantic dinner or the low key start to a party anything worth doing really
sarge: sounds pretty dope
chelives1986: yeah def
chelives1986: and yet
chelives1986: for some reason the best audio copy of this record i can find on youtube
chelives1986: is inexplicably synced up with clips of belly dancing
sarge: belly dancing is pretty weird imo
chelives1986: no doubt tbh
sarge: yeah this is good for the morning
sarge: i like
chelives1986: i loved that period of like
chelives1986: the late 50s
chelives1986: when record companies still thought if they used slang they could sound hip
chelives1986: so you have albums like george shearing’s “The Swingin’s Mutual, Cat”

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About Justin Jacoby Smith

I’m Justin Jacoby Smith. Some people call me “hoosteen.” I live just outside Washington, DC. I like punk rock & country songs. I’m a data monkey. I Occupy DC, because a better world is possible. I’m a cohost & contributor for Voices of the 99%. I’ve served on the editorial board of the DC Mic Check. I briefly developed digital strategy for The Parley. I write poems. Sometimes I get published. Dig it.

One response to “Records I’m Keeping: Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays

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