Haunted HeartPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the musical production "Inside U.S.A."
Music by Arthur Schwartz 
with lyrics by Howard Dietz, 1948
 
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
 
Recorded December 09, 1947, at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Matrix No. D7VB- 2631 Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-2713-A
Single Flip Side: "Carolina Moon"
US Charted Position No. 23
 
Special Series 78RPM: 45-0050-B flip side unidentified 
Single Flip Side: "Inside USA" with Russ Case & His Orchestra ( instrumental )
 
Album issue: RCA Generic 78 "Russ Case Collection Vol. 2" 1940s Folio Release
 
The Russ Case Collection Volume 2
 
Notes: introduced by John Tyers in the Stage Musical "Inside U.S.A." with leading recordings by Perry
for RCA Victor Records and Jo Stafford for Capitol Records. Perry's recording was first released as the
"A" side on the 78 RPM format with "Carolina Moon" on the flip side. It also appeared within a limited
Special Series of Victor 78 RPM recordings, numerically listed as 45-0000 through to 45-3999
( selling for 85 U.S. ). The song appeared within a Special Double Feature RCA 78 RPM compilation
itled "Inside USA" released circa 1948. Features songs from the hit Broadway show by Howard Dietz
and Arthur Schwartz starring Fred Astaire, Perry Como and more. Inside U.S.A. was recorded before
the show was fully cast in order to beat the 1948 ASCAP strike, which explains why non-cast members
performed some of these songs.

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