So Smooth ~ 1955Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
 
Perry Como
SO SMOOTH - 1955
RCA VICTOR LPM-1085 ( F2PP-4734/35 )
REEL-TO-REEL TAPE BP-12
NEW-ORTHOPHONIC MONAURAL
SEPTEMBER 1955

Side One

It's A Good Day
Words and Music by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour, 1947
 
As Time Goes By
~ from the 1931 Stage musical "Everybody's Welcome" and the 1942 film "Casablanca"
Words and Music by Herman Hupfeld
 
I've Got The World On A Stringexcluded from the 45 RPM Smart Set
~ featured in the 1950 Hollywood musical "I'll Get By"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Ted Koehler, 1933
 
My Funny Valentineexcluded from the 45 RPM Smart Set
~ featured in the 1955 Hollywood musical "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart, 1937
 
For Me And My Gal
~ featured in the 1942 Hollywood musical "For Me and My Gal"
Music by George W. Meyer, lyrics by Edgar Leslie and E. Ray Goetz, published 1917
 
I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Ted Koehler, 1932

Side Two

Breezin' Along With The Breeze
~ appeared in the 1955 Hollywood musical "Pete Kelly's Blues"
Words and Music by Haven Gillespie, Seymour Simons and Richard Whiting, 1926
 
It's The Talk of The Townexcluded from the 45 RPM Smart Set
~ featured by Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
Music by Jerry Livingston and lyrics by Marty Symes with Al J. Neiburg, 1933
 
You Do Something To Me
~ featured in the 1952 Hollywood musical "Because You're Mine"
Words and Music by Cole Porter , 1929
 
It Happened In Montereyexcluded from the 45 RPM Smart Set
~ from the 1930 film "King of Jazz" with Paul Whiteman
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by William Rose, published 1930
 
One For My Baby ( and One More for the Road )
~ featured in the 1955 Hollywood musical "Young at Heart"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Johnny Mercer, 1943
 
In The Still of The Night
~ from the 1937 Hollywood musical "Rosalie"
Words and Music by Cole Porter

Unreleased recordings from this session:

Talk of the Town
Music by Chester Conn with lyrics by Gus Kahn
 
Ain't Misbehavin'
~ featured in the Stage Musical "Hot Chocolates"
Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Harry Brooks 
with lyrics by Andy Razaf , 1929
 
When You're Away
~ featured in the Stage Musical "The Only Girl"
Music by Victor Herbert with lyrics by Henry Blossom , 1914
 
Nobody
~ from the Ziegfeld Follies of 1910 and the 1955 movie "Seven Little Foys"
Music by Bert Williams and lyrics by Alex Rogers, 1905
 
Trees
~ featured in the 1948 Musical "Melody Time"
Music by Oscar Rasbach with lyrics by Joyce Kilmer , 1922, 1931
 
So Smooth ~ 1955We Get Letters Vol 2 - UK 1957 New Orthophonic Monaural Tape
 
RCA 45 EPB-1085 ( 2 DISC ) 1955 ( F2PH-4736/37/38/39 )
RECORD NOS. 547-0660/661 
excluded from the 45 RPM Smart SetEXCLUDED FROM THE 45 EP
 
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers
Arrangements by Joe Lipman, Joe Reisman and Jack Andrews
Recorded January 20th, 25th and February 8th, 17th, 1955
Album notes by Jack O'Brien, Newspaper Columnist
All tracks are monaural
 
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