Saturday Night With Mr. C.( The ) Blue RoomPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1948 M-G-M film "Words and Music"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart, 1926
1st recording May, 1948 ~
Perry Como and Chorus
Recording Time 4:59
Musical Direction: Lennie Hayton
Orchestration: Conrad Salinger
Vocal Arrangements: Robert Tucker
Musical numbers staged and directed by: Robert Alton
Recorded May 29, 1948   ~  MGM Matrix No. 27494 /  Scene 2417
Album issue: MGM-LP12 "Words & Music Soundtrack" MGM-3771 MONO 1949 
Words and Music Soundtrack - MGM Records 3771
2nd recording December, 1948 ~
With Chorus and Orchestra directed by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at NBC Studio 3, New York City
Recording Time 3:30
Recorded December 17, 1948   ~  Matrix No. D8VB-4080 Take 1 +
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3329-A
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-3329-A
Single Flip Side: "With a Song In My Heart"
US Chart Position No. 18
UK Single release: HMV-78RPM-BD-1240 ( April 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "With a Song In My Heart"
from the 1948 M-G-M film "Words and Music"
Notes: ~ introduced by Eva Puck and Sammy White in the original 1926 Broadway musical "The Girl Friend," with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Other songs included were "The Simple Life" and "Why Do I." Mr. Como sang it in the 1948 Hollywood musical "Words and Music" which was a Rodgers and Hart biography. This was one of only four movies in which he appeared.

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