Nov 4, 2017. And that root would be my mother and gospel music and Nat King Cole”. As a result of this, Porter's latest album, Nat “King” Cole and Me, is a. The music of black artists like Aretha Franklin was soulful. and many others on TV and in film, such as Nat "King" Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Diana Ross and The Supremes, The Platters and the doo-wop s. Nat…