George Benson's latest album, Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, is a tribute to his hero. Greg Allen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nat King Cole performed frequently in Latin America, and also recorded three Spanish-language albums. AP hide caption

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Nat King Cole at the piano in 1951, the year "Too Young" was a huge hit. Hulton Archive / Getty Images hide caption

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Nat King Cole was enduring, iconic and, appropriately enough, unforgettable. Keystone/Hulton Archive hide caption

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