Have I Stayed Away Too Long ?

Words and Music by Frank Loesser, 1943
 
Recorded during the American Federation of Musicians ( AFM ) recording ban
Vocal with unidentified mixed chorus only
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded December 1, 1943
 

Original and label approved sources:

( The )  Long Lost Hits   ( COLLECTOR'S CHOICE 1998 ) 

Unconfirmed and public domain sources:
20 Golden Greats  ( UNKNOWN CDPLAT122  )  
44 Greatest Hits  ( DOUBLE GOLD 2 CD 1999 )
A Portrait of Perry Como  ( 2 CD )  
By Request   ( UK BOX SET 2000 ) RADIO BROADCAST
( The )  Classic Years  PRESTIGE ( UK )  
( The )  Classic Years  PRESTIGE ( ALTERNATE )  
( The )  Classic Years  COMET ( UK )  
Close to You ( ABM UK 1999 ) CD NO. ABMMCD1051
Cocktail Hour   ( COLUMBIA RIVER 19?? ) "LIVE RECORDINGS"
( Till The End of Time ) Early Hits 1936-1945 ( ASV LIVING ERA CD 19?? )  
( The )  Essential Perry Como  RED X ENTERTAINMENT ( UK )  
Forever and Ever   ( ASV LIVING LEGEND 2001 )   
From the Heart   ( NEWSOUND 2000 ) "LIVE RECORDINGS" 
Golden Greats     ( DISKY CD 2001 )
( The )  Great Perry Como Vol. 1  REDX 3 CD Set ( UK )  Pirate Sources ( 1999 )
I Dream Of You  ( DISKY CD 2000 )
I Dream Of You  ( UNKNOWN CD )
( The )  Legendary Perry Como  ( UK PIRATE CD ) ( 1999 )    
Meet Perry Como ( CASTLE PIE UK 1999 ) CD NO. PIESD044
Moments in the Moonlight  ( UNKNOWN CD 19?? )  
More Than Ever ( SUPER GOLD 2003 ) CD NO. 6636939
( The ) Platinum Collection   ( MCPS UK 1996 ) 
Prisoner of Love ( CASTLE UK 1999 ) CD NO. U/K
Some Enchanted Evening  ( MSI CD 1999 )
They Called Him Mr. Cool  ( K-TEL E CD-368 2001 )

Till the End of Time  ( UNKNOWN ) PIRATE / BOOTLEG SINGLE

To Know You   ( Silverline )   
( The ) Very Best of Perry Como  ( MASTER CD UK 2000 ) 
With a Song In My Heart   ( Bianco 2001 ) 
With a Song In My Heart   ( Prestige Elite 2002 ) 
With a Song In My Heart   ( Delta Blue Label ) 

Original RCA Recording

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A Perry Como Discography 
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