I May Never Pass This Way Again

Words and Music by Murray Wizel and Irving Melcher
Oval Music Co.
Arranged by Jack Andrews
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Ray Charles Singers
Produced by Joe Reisman
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York,
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recording Time 2:06
Recorded May 1st, 1958  ~ Matrix No. J2PB-3141 Take 8
May 1, 1958 
A&R Joe Reisman
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Abraham Richman
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ Louis Oles 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
French Horn ~ Anthony Miranda 
French Horn ~ Fred Klein 
Tuba ~ Harvey Phillips 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Arnold Eidus 
Violin ~ Harry Urbont 
Violin ~ Ralph Silverman 
Violin ~ Harry Hoffman 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Samuel Rand 
Violin ~ George Ockner 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
Viola ~ Soloman Deutsch 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Lucien Schmit 
Cello ~ Harvey Shapiro
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
Percussion ~ Philip Kraus
Harp ~ Gloria Agostini
Contractor: Ray Charles
Lois Winter
Sue Singleton 
Trudy Packer
Carla Houston 
Rose Marie Jun
Bernice Massi 
Joyce De Young 
Anne Ryan McCord
Alan Sokoloff 
Jack Brown 
James Stover 
Steve Steck 
James Stuart 
Robert Harris
Robert Spiro
Herbert Davidson 
Robert Hartman 
David Vogel 
Leonard Stea 
Lee Book 
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-7628-B
Single Flip Side: "A Still Small Voice"
UK Single release: RCA-78/45RPM-1062 ( May / June 1958 )
Single Flip Side: "Prayer for Peace "
UK Chart Position No. 15
AUSTRALIA Single release: RCA-78/45RPM-10522 ( J2PW-0522 )
Single Flip Side: "Prayer for Peace "
Stereo Single release: RCA-45RPM-61-7628
Single Flip Side: "A Still Small Voice"
Promotion Disc: RCA-45RPM-K2NW-6096 "The Christmas Seal Song" ( November 1959 )
Track 1: A Perry Como Intro to Song   Track 2: I May Never Pass this Way Again ( flip side same with alternate intro )
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "When You Come to the End of the Day" LSP-1885 STEREO OCTOBER 1958
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "When You Come to the End of the Day" EPA / ESP-4326 MONO / STEREO OCTOBER 1958
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "Perry Como Sings" UK RCX-114 ( EPA-4309 ) MONO 1958
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "Evening Reverie" UK SRC-7014 STEREO 1958
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "Delaware" GERMAN EP EPA-9734 MONO 1960
Album issue: Box Set "The Best of Perry Como" RD UK STEREO GBPC-6A 1971
Album issue: RCA-UK-LP12 "The First Thirty Years" LFL4-7522 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1975
When You Come to the End of the Day45 Extended Play VersionPerry Como Sings
Evening Reverie ~ UK EPDelaware - Extended Play GermanyThe Best of Perry Como - Reader's Digest UK 1971The First Thirty Years ~ Perry Como RCA UK1975

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