Annotation

there were altogether three recordings of this song by Nat King Cole:
1. the original 1951 (mono) recording, with an arrangement written by Nelson Riddle;
2. a second non-orchestrated version recorded in 1952, featured as a bonus track on the CD reissue of 1955's completely instrumental (save the bonus material) Penthouse Serenade;
3. 1961 stereo recording included in The Nat King Cole Story (1961), with Nelson Riddle's 1951 orchestral arrangement.

Annotation last modified on 2012-11-09 18:27 UTC.

Relationships

lyricist and composer:Irving Gordon
publisher:Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher)
Bourne Music Ltd.
SecondHandSongs:http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/42338 [info]
Wikidata:Q865086 [info]

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1951-08-17UnforgettableNat King Cole3:12
1952Unforgettable (1952 non-orchestrated version)Nat King Cole3:06
1957-07-10UnforgettableinstrumentalPepper Adams6:22
1957-07-12UnforgettablecoverPepper Adams Quintet?:??
1961Unforgettable (1961 version)Nat King Cole3:13
1961Unforgettable (1961 version)Nat King Cole3:28
1963UnforgettablecoverPeggy Lee2:29
1964-02-10UnforgettablecoverAretha Franklin3:41
1978-04-18UnforgettableinstrumentalBilly Mitchell9:26
1990-12-04Nat Cole Medleycover and medleyFreddy Cole10:04
1992-02-25Unforgettable (live, 1992-02-25: 34th Annual Grammy Awards, Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY, USA)liveNatalie Cole with Nat “King” Cole3:35
1992-12-16 – 1992-12-18UnforgettableinstrumentalJohn Williams & Boston Pops Orchestra3:33
1998-06-02 – 1998-06-03UnforgettableinstrumentalMarcus Roberts Trio3:02
2002-08UnforgettablecoverRiho Sibul & Estonian Dream Big Band4:44
2006-03-20UnforgettableDavid Hazeltine6:44
2007-05 – 2007-06UnforgettablecoverTeresa Salgueiro & Lusitânia Ensemble3:31
UnforgetableNat King Cole2:43
UnforgetableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgetableNat King Cole3:10
UnforgetableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableIrving Gordon4:06
UnforgettableDinah Washington2:42
UnforgettablecoverMerle Haggard3:04
UnforgettablecoverSofia Essaïdi, Bruce Johnson, Vincent Niclo & Damien Sargue3:26
Unforgettablecover and instrumentalquasimode4:57
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:26
UnforgettablecoverBenjamin Utecht / Anne Cochran4:20
UnforgettablecoverGeorge Benson feat. Wynton Marsalis5:05
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole with Natalie Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:28
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:28
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:26
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNatalie Cole & Nat ‘King’ Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:10
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:28
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:27
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:45
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:08
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:47
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:44
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:21
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole & Natalie Cole3:31
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:18
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:15
UnforgettableNat King Cole4:16
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole1:33
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:47
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:26
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:49
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:17
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableJerry Vale2:50
UnforgettablecoverAndy Abraham3:43
UnforgettablecoverGabby Concepcion?:??
Unforgettablecover[unknown]3:32
Unforgettablecover and instrumentalRob “Zi” Taylor3:34
Unforgettablecover and instrumental[unknown]3:27
UnforgettableDinah Washington2:43
UnforgettableDorothy Squires2:41
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:27
UnforgettableDinah Washington2:43
UnforgettableTeddi King3:00
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:26
UnforgettableDinah Washington2:43
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:14
Unforgettablecover and instrumental[unknown]3:34
UnforgettablecoverLou Rawls3:27
UnforgettablecoverIntars Busulis & Jūlija Zakirova4:18
UnforgettablecoverAni DiFranco and Jackie Chan3:54
UnforgettableJoe Reisman & His Orchestra2:37
Unforgettablecover and instrumentalBert Weedon3:04
UnforgettableSammy Davis Jr.2:33
UnforgettableMarvin Gaye3:43
UnforgettableinstrumentalBill Watrous5:53
UnforgettablecoverGeorge Benson & Wynton Marsalis5:05
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:44
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:01
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:48
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:41
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:26
UnforgettableliveNat King Cole2:41
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:21
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:42
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:15
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:15
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:51
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:48
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:08
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:47
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:45
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:46
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettablecoverThe Overtones3:33
UnforgettableinstrumentalCharles Earland5:23
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:28
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:28
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:26
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettablecoverThe Del Rubio Triplets3:12
UnforgettableJohnny Hartman2:39
UnforgettablecoverLee Towers?:??
UnforgettableJim Odrich4:28
UnforgettableJim Odrich4:23
Unforgettablecover[unknown]?:??
UnforgettableinstrumentalRichard Evans3:44
UnforgettableDinah Washington2:42
UnforgettableVikki Carr2:07
UnforgettableinstrumentalRonnie Aldrich and His Two Pianos2:37
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:43
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:47
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:44
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:42
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:45
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:13
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:15
UnforgettableNat King Cole & Natalie Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:11
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:43
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:09
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:17
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:48
UnforgettableNat King Cole?:??
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:46
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:46
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:48
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:25
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:40
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:05
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:46
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:15
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:29
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:30
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:45
UnforgettableNat King Cole2:45
UnforgettableNat King Cole3:24
UnforgettablecoverToots Thielemans4:30
UnforgettablecoverPeggy Lee2:31
UnforgettableNatalie Cole?:??
UnforgettableGregg Arthur3:23
UnforgettablecoverThe Jean Mac Quartet5:17
UnforgettableinstrumentalBilly May & His Orchestra2:39
UnforgettablecoverSol Raye?:??
Unforgettableinstrumental101 Strings?:??
UnforgettableNatalie Cole & Nat King Cole3:28
UnforgettablecoverSia3:18
UnforgettablecoverDinah Washington2:44
UnforgettablecoverKen Ishiwata3:39
UNFORGETTABLENat King Cole3:23
Unforgettable (3.0 mix)Nat King Cole3:27
Unforgettable (re-recording)Nat King Cole2:47