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Nat King Cole

Nature Boy (2:39)

This song was written by Eden Ahbez, one of the strangest songwriters of the pre-Hippie era. He was a beatnik poet, but more accurately a proto-Hippie, choosing to wear long hair, a full beard and long, white, flowing garments that promoted a Christ-like appearance. He lived in Griffith Park in Los Angeles and ate fruit, vegetables and nuts. Ahbez was born in Brooklyn in 1908, and he claimed to have been raised in an…

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  • I just bthink this is priceless. It's just such an example of a rare ttalent.
  • God, what a man, and what a talent!
  • He/is/a/beautiful/vocalist.
  • Nature Boy Ric Flair
  • love and be loved.
  • Sounds very Eden Ahbez, even if there are no such actual recording of his performance
  • ;_;
  • Bobby Darin did a good version of this too.
  • muita lindona
  • Oh yes. Soooo cool.

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