Ballads of the Day
Nat King Cole
Released 1956
Recorded January 14th 1953
August 24th 1954
Label Capitol
Produced by Lee Gillette

Ballads of the Day is Nat King Cole's eleventh studio album, released in early 1956.

This album was one of Nat King Cole's highest rated albums, releasing two of his most-famous songs "A Blossom Fell" and "Smile." This album also peaked 16 on Billboard 200.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

  1. "A Blossom Fell"
  2. "Unbelievable"
  3. "Blue Gardenia"
  4. "Angel Eye"
  5. "It Happens To Be Me"
  6. "Smile"
  7. "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup"
  8. "Alone Too Long"
  9. "My One Sin"
  10. "Return To Paradise"
  11. "If Love Is Good To Me"
  12. "The Sand And The Sea"

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Nat King Cole piano, vocals
Johnny Miller double bass
Oscar Moore guitar
Nelson Riddle Conductor, arranger
Billy May arranger on "Angel Eye"

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