St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues (album)
Nat King Cole
Released May 1958
Recorded January 29–31, 1958
Length 75:03
Label Capitol
Produced by Lee Gillette

Love Is the Thing, is Nat King Cole's fifteenth studio album. It was released in August of 1958.

This album, arranged by Nelson Riddle, was a compilation of songs from the soundtrack of the 1958 film Nat King Cole starred in.

Track listing Edit

  1. Overture (Introducing Love Theme)/"Hesitating Blues" (Nelson Riddle) – 3:08
  2. "Harlem Blues" (W.C. Handy) – 1:51
  3. "Chantez Les Bas" (W.C. Handy) – 2:35
  4. "Friendless Blues" (Mercedes Gilbert, W.C. Handy) – 3:15
  5. "Stay" (Andy Razaf, W.C. Handy) – 2:37
  6. "Joe Turner's Blues" (Walter Hirsch, W.C. Handy) – 2:40
  7. "Beale Street Blues" (W.C. Handy) – 2:56
  8. "Careless Love" (W.C. Handy, Martha E. Koenig, Spencer Williams) – 2:44
  9. "Morning Star" (W.C. Handy, Mack David) – 2:12
  10. "Memphis Blues" (W.C. Handy, George A. Norton) – 3:06
  11. "Yellow Dog Blues" (W.C. Handy) – 3:16
  12. "St. Louis Blues" (W.C. Handy) – 2:27

Personnel Edit

Nat King Cole piano, vocals
Nelson Riddle Conductor, arranger

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