A Fellow Needs A GirlPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

From the 1947 Stage musical "Allegro"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II , 1947 
Williamson Music Inc. ASCAP
 
1st recording 1947 ~
 
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 3:26
 
Recorded July 28, 1947, Matrix No. D7VB-1275 Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics ~ 1947 Version
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-2402-B
Single Flip Side: "So Far"
US Chart Position No. 25
 
Album issue: RCA Generic 78 "Russ Case Collection Vol. 2" 1940s Folio Release
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como's Wednesday Night Music Hall" CAL-551 MONO 1959
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como's  Music Hall" CDN-142 MONO 1960
 
The Russ Case Collection Volume 2Perry Como's Wednesday Night Music Hall ~ 1959Perry Como's Music Hall - 1959 UK
 
2nd recording 1961 ~
 
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
 
Recorded at RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Medley recording time 6:59
 
Recorded May 17th, 1961   ~   Matrix No. M5PW - 2285  Take 1
Lyrics ~ 1961 Version
SESSION MUSICIANS
May 15th & 17th, 1961
A Hugo & Luigi Production
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ Melvin Davis
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ Urban Green 
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Abraham Richman 
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Sonny Igoe 
Drums ~ Arthur Marotti 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Harp ~ Margaret Ross 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Harry Urbont 
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz  
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Alan Shulman 
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Sing To Me Mr. C." LSP-2390 STEREO AUGUST 1961
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Sing To Me Mr. C." RCA UK SF-8191 STEREO 1971
 
Recorded as a medley with: "Thank Heaven For Little Girls" and "You Were Meant For Me"
 
Sing to Me Mr. C. ~ original album circa 1961Sing To Me Mr. C. ~ Quarter-Track 1961Sing to Me Mr. C. ~ Special UK Version 1971Hugo & Luigi ~ Producers

           | Lyrics | Medley Version 1961 | 1947 CD-Finder | 1961 CD-Finder |

Notes: ~ Introduced by William Ching and Annamary Dickey in the musical production "Allegro." 
Also recorded by Frank Sinatra for Columbia.

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