17 Best Nat King Cole Love Songs For Your Wedding Playlist

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.

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Nat “King” Cole was a pianist in the group King Cole Trio along with guitarist Oscar Moore and double bassist Wesley Prince (members changed through time).

In 1946, the group aired on the radio with the show “King Cole Trio Time”. However, in the mid to late ’40s, 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 List

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Released in 1966

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“Then your fingers touched my silent heart, And taught it how to sing, Yes, true love’s a many splendored thing”

How I’d Love To Love You
Released in 1965

Lyrics To Inspire You:

 “Though my lonely heart will always sing this song, Darling, how I’d love to love you from now on”

Let’s Fall In Love
Released in 1965

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“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”

Released in 1964

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“You’ll find that life is still worthwhile If you just smile”

You’re My Everything
Released in 1964

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“You’re my everything, Everything I need, You’re the song I sing, And the book I read”

Released in 1964

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“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”

Let There Be Love
Released in 1961

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“Let there be cuckoos, A lark and a dove, But first of all, please, Let there be love.”

The More I See You
Released in 1958

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“I know the only one for me can only be you, My arms won’t free you, my heart won’t try”

Stay As Sweet As You Are
Released in 1958

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“Stay as grand as you are, And as you are, Tell me that you’re mine, dear.”

You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want To Do It)
Released in 1958

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“And all the time you knew it, I guess you always knew it, You made me happy”

Love Letters
Released in 1957

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“Love letters straight from your heart, Keep us so near while we`re apart”

Released in 1957

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“And I am once again with you When our love was new, And each kiss an inspiration”

When I Fall In Love
Released in 1956

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“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.”

Released in 1952

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“Like a song of love that clings to me, How the thought of you does things to me.”

(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
Released in 1946

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“I love you for sentimental reasons, I hope you do, believe me, I’ll give you my heart”

Embraceable You
Released in 1944

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“I love all, The many charms about you, Above all, I want my arms around you”

All For You
Released in 1943

Lyrics To Inspire You:

“When you smile on me, the world is mine, And the dreams I dream, I know will all come true.”

Nat King Cole Highest-Charting Singles – US R&B

  • #1 That Ain’t Right, 1942
  • #1 All for You, 1943
  • #1 Straighten Up and Fly Right, 1944
  • #1 Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You?, 1944
  • #1 Mona Lisa, 1950
  • #1 Send for Me, 1957
  • #2 I Can’t See for Lookin’, 1944
  • #2 I’m a Shy Guy, 1945
  • #2 Nature Boy, 1948
  • #2 Pretend, 1953
  • #2 A Blossom Fell, 1955
  • #2 Looking Back, 1958
  • #2 Ramblin’ Rose, 1962
  • #3 If You Can’t Smile and Say Yes, 1945
  • #3 “Come to Baby, Do!, 1946
  • #3 (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66, 1946
  • #3 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons, 1946
  • #3 The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You), 1946
  • #3 Meet Me at No Special Place (and I’ll Be There at No Particular Time), 1947
  • #3 Too Young, 1951
  • #4 I’m Lost, 1944
  • #5 It’s Only a Paper Moon, 1944
  • #5 Orange Colored Sky, 1950
  • #5 Walkin’, 1952
  • #5 Looking Back, 1958

Have a favorite Nat King Cole love song or wedding song? Please share your song below in the comments.

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