The musical legacy of one of the most popular voices in American history is quite simply unforgettable! This songbook of accurate transcriptions brings together all his essentials, not least his breakthrough hit, Straight Up And Fly Right, as well as many much-loved classics. Cole was inducted into both the Alabama Music Hall of Fame and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. He was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990, and in 1997 was inducted into the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame. In 2007, he was inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame.