This Will Be – Natalie Cole – 1975

Natalie Cole - This will be - 1975Born into the world of a musical mega-star, Natalie Cole went on to forge a pretty good musical career of her own.  Her first hit single was 1975’s, This Will Be.

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  • Natalie Cole found success throughout the mid to late 70s as a R& B performer.
  • Drug addiction saw Natalie fade from the charts throughout most the 80s until her 1987 album Everlasting and the hit single; Bruce Springsteen’s Pink Cadillac.
  • In the 90s she re-recorded some of her father’s hit songs and had her greatest hit, Unforgettable.
  • Natalie’s father was music legend Nat King Cole.
  • Having sold over 30 million records, Natalie has won eight Grammy Awards.
  • Natalie Cole 3Natalie continues to perform today.

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  • This Will Be was written by Chuck Jackson and Marvin Yancy.
  • This Will Be was Natalie Cole’s debut single in 1975; lifted from her debut album, Inseperable.
  • The song peaked at #6 on the US singles chart and hit the top of the US R&B chart.  It made the top 40 in the UK.
  • This Will Be won the 1976 Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (Aretha Franklin had won it the previous eight Natalie Cole 2years!) and helped Natalie win the Grammy Award for Best New Artist.  Natalie also won the 1977 Grammy Award for Best Female R& B Performance with, Sophisticated Lady (Such a Different Lady).
  • This Will Be has appeared in numerous movies and movie soundtracks.  Movie soundtracks have included: The Parent Trap (1998), Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Taxi (2004), and Swinging with the Finkels (2010).  Movies to include This Will Be include: While You Were Sleeping (1995), A Cinderella Story (2004), and The Bounty Hunter (2010).
  • This Will Be lyrics.

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