When You Come to the End of the Day (1st recording 1952)

Music by Frank C. Westphal and lyrics by Gus Kahn
Arranged by Joe Lipman
 
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
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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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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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