Nat King Cole May Have Inspired Beatles' 'Yesterday' A British music buff says he's found the inspiration for the Beatles' hit song "Yesterday" in "Answer Me," a song recorded in 1953 by Nat King Cole. Robert Siegel talks with historian Spencer Leigh about his theory.
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Nat King Cole May Have Inspired Beatles' 'Yesterday'

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Nat King Cole May Have Inspired Beatles' 'Yesterday'

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Nat King Cole May Have Inspired Beatles' 'Yesterday'

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A British music buff says he's found the inspiration for the Beatles' hit song "Yesterday" in "Answer Me," a song recorded in 1953 by Nat King Cole. Robert Siegel talks with historian Spencer Leigh about his theory.

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