Let there be you
Let there be me
Let there be oysters
Under the sea
Well, mussels - I'm having mussels again tonight. With big chunks of French bread and frites and cold white wine too, you know me.
This song's been with me all my life - to begin with on this posthumous LP Dad had, with narrated bits by the BBC's Alan Dell between the songs and a big scratch on one side where the three year old me once bumped into the record player.
Battersea-born Shearing's light touch, the lovely lyric and Nat's easy vocal all make this pretty special, I'm sure you'll agree.
Here's to ducking bits off falling satellites.
Nat 'King' Cole - 'Let There Be Love' (1961)