The first thing you see when you turn into Little Joe Cook’s driveway is his white Cadillac Seville with the vanity plates, “Nut Man.” They refer to the 89-year-old singer’s one and only hit single, 1957’s “Peanuts,” which stayed on the Billboard charts for 15 weeks, making Cook’s high falsetto instantly recognizable. Fans and fellow performers pay tribute to Cook with an early birthday celebration on Saturday night at Ryles Jazz Club.
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