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Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs (My Music)

Airs Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sunday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. on KPBS 2

The legendary singer (seen sitting at a piano on stage) is celebrated on his ...

Credit: Courtesy of TJL Productions

Above: The legendary singer (seen sitting at a piano on stage) is celebrated on his centennial with vintage television performances of his classic hits in "Nat King Cole's Greatest Songs" (MY MUSIC) on PBS.

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A Centennial Celebration Featuring Full-Length Performances of His Greatest Hits and Most Cherished Songs

The My Music series proudly presents a centennial celebration of the immortal Nat King Cole — born March 17, 1919 — with the first-ever special to present full performances of his greatest hits and cherished standards.

Nat King Cole's Greatest Songs: Preview

My Music presents "Nat King Cole's Greatest Songs," hosted by Martin Sheen, debuts in 2019 on PBS stations.

The elegance, warmth and beauty of Cole’s voice is unmatched in the history of popular music.

Classic ballads such as “Mona Lisa,” “Unforgettable” and “When I Fall In Love” are among the most passionate love songs ever recorded.

Rarely seen footage from his groundbreaking 1950s variety show paint a nostalgic portrait of an impeccable and timeless artist.

Hosted by Martin Sheen.

Photo credit: Courtesy of TJL Productions

Black and white photo of Nat King Cole sitting on a cocktail lounge studio set.

The program features these performances:

  • “Unforgettable”
  • “Mona Lisa”
  • “Too Young”
  • “Nature Boy”
  • “When I Fall In Love”
  • “Pretend”
  • “Ramblin’ Rose”
  • “Send For Me”
  • “A Blossom Fell”
  • “Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer”
  • “I Love You (For Sentimental Reasons)”
  • “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66”
  • “Sweet Lorraine”
  • “Stardust”


Produced by TJL Productions. Executive Producers: TJ Lubinsky and Jim Pierson.


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