Freddy Cole

Freddy Cole
Freddie Cole
Real name
Lionel Frederick Cole
October 15, 1931
United States
Jazz singer and pianist.
Nat King Cole Brother
Natalie Cole Niece
Eddie Cole Brother
Lionel Cole Son
Ike Cole Brother
Randy Napoleon Napoleon plays as a member of Cole's quartet.


Added by wally creek
Managed by tsk


Title Performer Release date Covered by
1978 Daniel Boaventura

Covers by Freddy Cole

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1996 Dickie Valentine with Johnny Douglas and His Orchestra
April 2, 1996 Abbey Lincoln
October 23, 2015 Nat King Cole
1995 Nat King Cole
April 2, 1996 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1996 Frank Sinatra
1992 Ethel Waters
1996 Vic Damone
April 2, 1996 Herb Jeffries with Buddy Baker and His Orchestra
1995 Stevie Wonder
1996 Bobby Darin
2006 Tommy Tucker Time
1960 Sarah Vaughan
1960 Charles Brown and His Band
2006 Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
1995 Doye O'Dell
1960 Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell
1977 Abbey Lincoln
2005 Bob Dorough
1976 Jill Haworth
1997 Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, The Pied Pipers and Paul Weston and His Orchestra
2010 Revelers
1998 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
1995 Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
March 2016 Bing Crosby
April 2013 Fred Neil
March 2016 Harry Richman
1997 Morton Downey
1976 Barbara McNair
April 2013 The Isley Brothers
2004 Nat "King" Cole with Orchestra Conducted by Pete Rugolo
2006 Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra
March 2003 Van Morrison
1977 Billy Brown
1978 Bill Withers
1978 The Sons of Champlin
2004 Mills Brothers
1999 James Ingram and Patti Austin
April 2, 1996 Frank Sinatra with Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra
1992 Ivory Joe Hunter
2010 Bing Crosby
2001 Douglas McPhail
1997 Helen Reddy
1995 Bread
April 2, 1996 The Piccadilly Players
2006 Harry Secombe
2006 Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra
2006 Ethel Merman
2004 Nat "King" Cole with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle
1997 Tamara
1969 Johnnie Johnston and Company
2007 Joe Venuti's Blue Four, Ruth Etting
1995 Frank Sinatra
2009 Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald
March 2003 Ivan Lins
March 2003 Grover Washington Jr., Roberta Flack
1997 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
2001 The MGM Studio Orchestra
1996 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
April 2013 Freddie Martin and His Orchestra
1978 Stevie Wonder
1996 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1996 The Ambassadors [US2]
August 1, 2010 Bing Crosby
1996 Nat "King" Cole
March 2016 Claire Carleton
2011 Al Hibbler
1999 Michel Legrand, Jack Jones
2009 Michel Legrand, Steve Lawrence
1960 Cecil Gant
April 2, 1996 Ethel Ennis
2010 Earl Hines and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Billy Eckstein
1995 Edison Male Quartette
1960 Big Bill
1998 Billy Joel
1996 (unknown performer)
March 2016 Ethel Waters
2011 Bill Withers
1997 Kenny Baker [US1]
1969 Brian Foley
2011 Ray Dorey
April 2, 1996 Agostinho dos Santos
March 2016 (unknown)
1995 Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
1997 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra, Peggy Lee
1996 The King Cole Trio
1976 The Beatles
1977 Douglas Byng
2007 Gene Austin
1992 Ray Noble and His Orchestra
1996 Jessie Matthews
2007 Maurice Chevalier
2011 Bill Withers
2004 David Leonard, The King Cole Trio, The Radiolites, Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra, King Cole, Nat King Cole
April 2, 1996 Nat King Cole
April 2013 Mina, Shirley Bassey
June 10, 2008 The Four Lads
1995 (unknown)
1976 Louis Jourdan
2007 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1999 Catherine Sauvage, Blossom Dearie
1997 Bobbi Rogers & Gene-Bertoncini
1998 Maureen McGovern
2009 Vic Damone
2005 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra
2004 Stevie Wonder
1976 Barbra Streisand
1992 Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra, Nat "King" Cole
1960 Jimmy Witherspoon with Jay McShann and His Band
1995 Franklyn Baur
2001 Richard Torrance
1992 Nat "King" Cole
April 2, 1996 Neil Diamond
1995 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
1976 The Kids [1]
1996 Nat "King" Cole
1996 The Six Hottentots
1992 Jerry Gray and His Orchestra
2005 Commodores
1995 Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra
2004 Bing Crosby
April 2, 1996 Bing Crosby
2010 Tony Bennett
2005 Virginia Verrill
1996 Nat "King" Cole
The Ballad of the Sad Young Men Freddy Cole 2014 Unverified
1995 The King Cole Trio
2005 Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Erik Rhodes and Lillian Miles
2006 Luiz Bonfá / Eumir Deodato, Astrud Gilberto
2010 Dimitri Tiomkin and His Orchestra
1976 Thelma Houston
2007 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra and The Pied Pipers
2001 Benny Carter and His Orchestra
1998 Stan Getz, Peggy Lee
1995 Bette Midler
1999 Noel Harrison
April 2, 1996 Julia Sanderson and Donald Brian
1992 Teddy Wilson Quintet
1995 Bobby Byrne and His Orchestra
1995 Billy Daniels, Sammy Davis Jr. & Lola Falana
2005 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra
2001 Elis Regina, Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
1997 Nat "King" Cole with the Music of Nelson Riddle
1995 Buffy Sainte-Marie
1992 Broadway Syncopators
2000 Ullanda McCullough
April 2013 Terry Callier
2009 Gilbert Bécaud, Jane Morgan
1996 Peggy Lee and Victor Young and His Singing Strings
1995 Bing Crosby & Martha Mears
October 23, 2015 Bing Crosby & Martha Mears
April 2013 Charles Aznavour
April 2013 Paul Williams
1976 Stevie Wonder
1996 Dick Jurgens and His Orchestra
2011 Bill Withers
1995 Jacques Revaux, Marlena Shaw
April 2, 1996 John Williams - Paul Williams
1996 Frank Sinatra
1976 Charles Aznavour, Wayne Newton

Songs written by Freddy Cole

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
I Loved You for a Minute Freddy Cole, Paul Curtis Freddy Cole 1978 Covered by Daniel Boaventura



Title Performer Release date Label
A Circle of Love Freddy Cole April 2, 1996 Fantasy [US]
Always Freddy Cole 1995 Fantasy [US]
Because of You - Freddy Cole Sings Tony Bennett Freddy Cole 2006 HighNote
Freddy Cole Sings Mr. B Freddy Cole 2010 HighNote
He Was the King Freddy Cole March 2016 HighNote
I Loved You Freddy Cole 1978 Tapecar
I'm Not My Brother, I'm Me Freddy Cole 2004 HighNote
In the Name of Love Freddy Cole March 2003 Telarc
It's Crazy, But I'm in Love Freddy Cole 1996 After 9
I Want a Smile for Christmas Freddy Cole 1995 Fantasy [US]
Le Grand Freddy Freddy Cole 1999 Fantasy [US]
Live at Birdland West Freddy Cole 1992 LaserLight Digital
Live at Vartan Jazz Freddy Cole 1996 Vartan Jazz
Love Makes the Changes Freddy Cole 1998 Fantasy [US]
Merry-Go-Round Freddy Cole 2000 Telarc
Music Maestro Please Freddy Cole with the Bill Charlap Trio 2007 HighNote
On Second Thought Freddy Cole 1969 De-Lite Records
Rio De Janeiro Blue Freddy Cole 2001 Telarc
Talk to Me Freddy Cole 2011 HighNote
The Cole Nobody Knows Freddy Cole 1977 Audiophile
The Dreamer in Me Freddy Cole 2009 HighNote
The Way Freddy Cole Sings Freddy Cole 1976 Park
This and That Freddy Cole April 2013 HighNote
This Is the Life Freddy Cole 1995 Muse Records
This Love of Mine Freddy Cole 2005 HighNote
To the Ends of the Earth Freddy Cole 1997 Fantasy [US]
Waiter Ask the Man to Play the Blues Freddie Cole 1960 Dot Records

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Heart Beats Keystone Trio 1996 Milestone
Joyful Jazz Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra October 23, 2015 MCG Jazz
Magnet Pamela Luss June 10, 2008 Savant Records
You Are There Hilary Kole August 1, 2010 Justin Time