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Baker's Dozen

A Heartbeat That Resonates: Ghetto Priest's Favourite Albums
Yousif Nur , November 29th, 2017 14:37

From The Jackson 5 and Nat King Cole to John Holt and Dennis Brown, this is the baker's dozen of albums that shaped Ghetto Priest


Nat King Cole - The Nat King Cole Story

In regards to vocals, I see Nat King Cole as my dad. There’s no one like him as far as I’m concerned. This album I had first discovered while digging around in my father’s record collections years back, which has since disappeared after moving homes. Anyway, the track of all tracks on this album that blew me away is none other than ‘Nature Boy’.

How Eden Ahbez who wrote the song got it to Nat King Cole to sing live, before recording it, is a profound story and in an uncanny way suits me as a person. Apparently Ahbez was one of the very first hippies ever. When it comes to singing a song, for me there is none that can compare to the late great King Cole!