Nat “King” Cole is one of the most beloved Jazz musicians of all-time. His baritone voice exudes raw emotion in love songs that perfectly describe the love between a bride and groom. Cole’s music repertoire extends more than three decades from 1935 to 1965. However, his music still resonates today.
Nat “King” Cole was a pianist in the group King Cole Trio along with guitarist Oscar Moore double bassist Wesley Prince (members changed through time). In 1946, the group aired on radio with the show “King Cole Trio Time”. However, in the mid to late 40’s, Cole strayed away from Jazz and began producing pop singles that appealed to the mainstream.
Below you will find 17 great Nat “King” Cole love songs that are perfect for weddings.
Nat King Cole Love Songs
Notable Lyrics: “Like a song of love that clings to me, How the thought of you does things to me.”
When I Fall In Love
Notable Lyrics: “When I give my heart it will be completely, Or I’ll never give my heart, And the moment I can feel that you feel that way too, Is when I fall in love with you.”
Notable Lyrics: “L is for the way you look at me, O is for the only one I see, V is very, very extraordinary, E is even more than anyone that you adore can”
The More I See You
Notable Lyrics: “I know the only one for me can only be you, My arms won’t free you, my heart won’t try”
Notable Lyrics: “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, If you just smile”
You’re My Everything
Notable Lyrics: “You’re my everything, Everything I need, You’re the song I sing, And the book I read”
Let’s Fall In Love
Notable Lyrics: “Let’s close our eyes, And make our own paradise, Little we know of it, Still we can try, To make a go of it”
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Notable Lyrics: “Then your fingers touched my silent heart, And taught it how to sing, Yes, true love’s a many splendored thing”
Notable Lyrics: “Love letters straight from your heart, Keep us so near while we`re apart”
Notable Lyrics: “And I am once again with you, When our love was new, And each kiss an inspiration”
Stay As Sweet As You Are
Notable Lyrics: “Stay as grand as you are, And as you are, Tell me that you’re mine, dear.”
(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
Notable Lyrics: “I love you for sentimental reasons, I hope you do believe me, I’ll give you my heart”
All For You
Notable Lyrics: “When you smile on me, the world is mine, And the dreams I dream, I know will all come true.”
You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want To Do It)
Notable Lyrics: “And all the time you knew it, I guess you always knew it, You made me happy”
Let There Be Love
Notable Lyrics: “Let there be cuckoos, A lark and a dove, But first of all, please, Let there be love.”
Notable Lyrics: “I love all, The many charms about you, Above all, I want my arms around you”
How I’d Love To Love You
Notable Lyrics: “Though my lonely heart will always sing this song, Darling, how I’d love to love you from now on”
Matt loves listening to any music style he can understand the words. He lives in the wedding capital of the world, Las Vegas, with his wife Sharon. Matt's other likes include craft beer, baseball, and traveling.