Long Ago  ( And Far Away )

~ from the 1944 Hollywood musical "Cover Girl"
Music by Jerome Kern and lyrics Ira Gershwin, 1944
 
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 February 8, 1944
 

Original and label approved sources:

Reader's Digest US/CANADA Box Set  ( 3 CD ) ( 1999 ) MONO

Sings Just For You  ( RCA CAMDEN ) ( 1996 ) 

Song Box: Hit Songs Vol. 1   ( BMG JAPAN 5 DISC SET )  1993 PURE MONO

Yesterday & Today  A Celebration in Song ( BMG 3 CD BOX ) ( 1993 ) 


Unconfirmed and public domain sources:
36 All-Time Greatest Hits   ( 3 CD BOX ) UNVERIFIED SOURCES
44 Greatest Hits  ( DOUBLE GOLD 2 CD 1999 )
69 Outstanding Performances  ( 3 CD )  
A Portrait of Perry Como  ( 2 CD )
Beautiful Music Box Set  ( DISK 2 ) ( 1991 ) MONO 
Born To Be a Hit  ( BMG AUSTRALIA BOX SET 4 DISCS ) 1994  
By Request   ( UK BOX SET 2000 ) UNKNOWN SOURCES
( The )  Classic Years  PRESTIGE ( UK )  
( The )  Classic Years  PRESTIGE ( ALTERNATE )  
( The )  Classic Years  COMET ( UK )  
Close To You   ( CLEOPATRA 1999 ) "LIVE RECORDINGS"  & NON-DOCUMENTED 1940S RADIO BROADCASTS
Cocktail Hour   ( COLUMBIA RIVER 19?? ) "LIVE RECORDINGS"  & NON-DOCUMENTED 1940S RADIO BROADCASTS
( Till The End of Time ) Early Hits 1936-1945 ( ASV LIVING ERA CD 19?? )  
( The )  Essential Perry Como  RED X ENTERTAINMENT ( UK )  
Far Away Places   ( Delta Music Digital 2000 ) CD6469
Forever and Ever   ( ASV LIVING LEGEND 2001 )   
From the Heart   ( NEWSOUND 2000 ) "LIVE RECORDINGS"  & NON-DOCUMENTED 1940S RADIO BROADCASTS
Golden Greats     ( DISKY CD 2001 )
( The )  Great Perry Como Vol. 1  REDX 3 CD Set ( UK )  Pirate Sources ( 1999 )

Greatest Hits  ( 1943 - 1953 )  ( FABULOUS 2 Disc Set ) Pirate Sources ( 2004 )

I Dream Of You  ( DISKY CD 2000 )
I Dream Of You  ( UNKNOWN CD )
( The ) Incomparable   ( PRISM UK 19?? ) 1944/46 RADIO BROADCASTS
( The )  Legendary Perry Como  ( UK PIRATE CD ) ( 1999 )    
Legendary Singers  ( TIME LIFE ) 30 Track CD
Long Ago And Far Away  ( HUMMINGBIRD ) CZECH REPUBLIC 2002 UNKNOWN SOURCES 
Long Ago And Far Away   ( Legacy Entertainment CD 2000  ) "LIVE RECORDINGS"  ORIGINAL 1943 BROADCASTS
Love Letters   ( HALLMARK 19?? ) UNKNOWN SOURCES CIRCA 1943
Love Letters   ( HALLMARK UK 300112 ) UNKNOWN SOURCES CIRCA 1943

Love Letters   ( CDPLAT095 ) Platinum Collection - Australia and New Zealend

Love Songs   ( DELTA UK 1996 ) UNKNOWN SOURCES CIRCA 1943  
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
Perry Como   ( TIME MUSIC INTERNATIONAL TMI-244 )     
Perry Como   ( BRISA MUSIC - 2001 ) ( UNKNOWN SOURCES ) 
Perry Como's Song Collection   GOING FOR A SONG GFS-284 ( UK )  "LIVE RECORDINGS" 
( The ) Platinum Collection   ( MCPS UK 1996 ) UNKNOWN SOURCES 
Prisoner of Love ( ROCK BUDGET INT. 2003 ) LT SERIES CD NO. 6650157
Prisoner of Love   ( Silverline )   
Prisoner of Love ( CASTLE UK 1999 ) CD NO. U/K
Prisoner of Love   ( LaserLight / Delta 2004 )  USA Mastered
Some Enchanted Evening  ( MSI CD 1999 )
Temptation   ( SWITZERLAND 1999 )  UNVERIFIED SOURCES MONO 
They Called Him Mr. Cool  ( K-TEL E CD-368 2001 ) SOURCES UNIDENTIFIED
Till The End Of Time  ( GOLDIES UK 2000 ) 3 CD BOX SET MONO SOURCES UNKNOWN

Till the End of Time  ( UNKNOWN ) PIRATE / BOOTLEG

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

Till the End of Time  ( EXCLUSIVE ) PIRATE 2005

Till the End of Time  ( DELTA MUSIC ) PIRATE 2005

( The ) Ultimate Collection  ( BMG AUSTRALIA  2 CD 1998 ) FAKE STEREO
( The ) Very Best of Perry Como   ( UNKNOWN ) UNKNOWN SOURCES 
With a Song In My Heart   ( Trumpets of Jericho CD ) 
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 ) 

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