Nat King Cole performed “L-O-V-E” on his 1965 album L-O-V-E. Written by Bert Kaempfert, the song was produced by Lee Gillette. It features Bobby Bryant on the chorus. Previously, it had appeared as an instrumental track on Kaempfert’s previous album Blue Midnight. Stone’s version reached number seven on the UK Singles Chart and number eight on the Swiss Singles Chart.
The original version of the song was first recorded by Nat King Cole in 1947. However, in 1964, a Japanese singer Hibari Misora covered the song on her album, titled “Hibari Sings Jazz Songs: Nat King Cole Memories”. In the same year, Tina Cohen-Chang recorded a duet with Mike Chang. Jenna Ushkowitz, Harry Shum Jr. and Richard Rankin performed the duet.
This article does not cite any sources. Please cite this article by including citations and verification. This is a scholarly article that needs citations and verification. The original version of “Love is for the way you look at me” was written by Nat King Cole in 1923. The song has been covered by a number of artists over the years. The Japanese singer Hibari Misora sang it on her album, Hibari Sings Jazz Songs: Memories of Nat King Cole. In the movie “Mr. & Mrs.,” Tina Cohen-Chang sang it with Michael Chang in a duet. In the video, she was joined by Jennifer Ushkowitz, Mike Chang, and Roger MacKenzie.
In Japanese, the song was recorded by Hibari Misora in 1965. The album was titled “Hibari Sings Jazz Songs: Memories of Nat King Cole”. In the movie The Sound of Music, Tina Cohen-Chang and Mike Chang sang duets with Roger MacKenzie. The Japanese actor Richard Rankin played the roles of the characters. The Japanese version featured the voices of Jenna Ushkowitz, Harry Shum Jr., and Michael Chang.
In Japan, the song was covered in English by a Japanese group. In 1965, Hibari Misora’s album was titled “Hibari Sings Jazz Songs: Memories of Nat King Cole”. In 1967, the song was recorded in Korean. It was also covered by a Japanese singer, Tina Cohen-Chang. In the film, she sung a duet with Mike Chang.
The song was first performed by Nat King Cole in 1935 and subsequently by the two women. In 1955, the song was also recorded by Hibari Misora in Japanese. In 1965, the Japanese singers’ album was named Hibari Sings Jazz Songs: Memories of Nat King Cole and featured the role of Roger MacKenzie. The song was a hit in the United States and Japan, and became a standard in many countries.