Rock of Ages

Music by Thomas Hastings 
with lyrics by Augustus Toplady 1776, 1832
Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
With Male Chorus
Conducted by Mitchell Ayres
with Organ Accompaniment by Charles Marie Courboin
 
Recorded at The Academy of Arts & Letters, New York City
Produced by Charles Grean
Recording Time 2:58
 
Recorded June 29, 1950  ~  Matrix No. E0VB - 4934  Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3852
RCA-45RPM 47-3852 ( 1950 )
Single Flip Side: "Prayer of Thanksgiving"
 
Album issue: RCA-45RPM-EP "Favorite Songs of Worship" EPA-293 MONO 1952
Album issue: CAM-LP12 "The Lord's Prayer" CAS-2299 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1969
 
1776 Hymn "Rock of Ages" verses by London editor Augustus Toplady,
published in the February issue of The Gospel Magazine.
Music 1832 Hymn "Rock of Ages" by Utica, New York, composer Thomas Hastings
with words from the 1776 verses by the late Augustus Toplady.
 
Perry Como Sings His Favorite Songs of WorshipThe Lord's Prayer ~ 1969 Compilation

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