When You Come to the End of the DayPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Music by Frank C. Westphal and lyrics by Gus Kahn
Arranged by Joe Lipman
 
1st recording 1952 ~
 
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded in Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording Time 3:10
 
Recorded April 10, 1952  ~  Matrix No. E2VB-5984 Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics
 NOT RELEASED 
 
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP BOX SET  "RCA Victor Platter Party" SPD-6 MONO 1955
Album issue: CAM-LP12 "The Lord's Prayer" CAS-2299 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1969
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Easy Listening" CXS-9002(e) ELECTRONIC STEREO 1970
 
The RCA Victor Platter Party SPD-6 circa 1955The RCA Victor Platter Party SPD-6 circa 1955The Lord's Prayer ~ 1969 CompilationEasy Listening - 1970 RCA Camden release

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2nd recording 1958 ~
 
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Produced by Joe Reisman
 
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York,
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recording Time 3:06
 
Recorded June 19th, 1958  ~ Matrix No. J2PB-4575 Take 10
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
Similar to June 23, 1958 ( Exact line-up not available )
A&R Joe Reisman
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Abraham Richman 
Sax ~ Irving Horowitz 
 
Trumpet ~ Joseph Wilder
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Harry Glickman 
Violin ~ Arnold Eidus 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz  
Violin ~ Samuel Rand 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Fred Buldrini 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
Viola ~ Leon Frengut 
Viola ~ Harold Furmansky 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Bialkin 
Cello ~ Lucien Schmit 
Cello ~ Harvey Shapiro
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Al Caiola 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Guitar ~ Thomas Kay
 
Bass ~ George Duvivier
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
Drums ~ Arthur Marotti 
 
Harp ~ Gloria Agostini 
 
French Horn ~ Anthony Miranda 
French Horn ~ Fred Klein
 
Single release: RCA-45RPM-PROMO-JO8H-2615
Single Flip Side: "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands"
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "When You Come to the End of the Day" LSP-1885 STEREO OCTOBER 1958
 
When You Come to the End of the Day
 
Frank Westphal was a bandleader in the Midwest during the early part of this century. His orchestra concentrated on patriotic songs  and sentimental ballads, including Westphal's own composition, 'When You Come to the End of the Day'. The immortal Gus Kahn, whose lyrics grace such classics as 'My Isle of Golden Dreams', 'My Buddy', 'I'll See You in My Dreams', and 'The Waltz You saved for Me', wrote the words for Westphal's melody. The mood of peace created by the song had enchanted audiences everywhere.
 
( notes from "The Incomparable Como" Readers Digest UK compilation 1975 ) 

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