Thanks Richard, that makes sense. I didnt know they'd released them in
3 discrete channels.
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Possibly the centre channel from one of the three channel SACD's a
years ago taken from the 3 track tapes.
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> I'm pretty sure Nat Cole's later recordings were in 3 track, with
> the vocal on one of those three tracks, the other two devoted to
> stereo musical accompaniment. That's how they were able to have
> daughter Natalie "duet" with her father all those years after his
> death. I wouldnt be surprised if that's what you heard: just his
> track lifted off the original 3 track session tape. Whether it is
> commercially available in that form I have no idea, but originally
> there would have been no intention to release it to the public in
> isolated form. Recording vocals separately just allowed a better
> mixing of vocal and accompaniment after the recording was made.
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> Subject:[ARSCLIST] Nat King Cole sings a cappella
> In January-February of 2019 while in Paris I listened to an
> on a
> Jazz radio station there. A jazz singer spoke of how he was
> he heard Nat King Cole sing "Smile" a cappella. They played a clip
> Cole singing the tune. I would like to get a copy of NK Cole
> "Smile" a cappella but my searches have not turned up anything. Can
> be of assistance?
> Thank you.
> Doug Bancks
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