I Gotta Right To Sing The BluesPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Ted Koehler, 1932 
Harms Inc.
 
Arranged by Joe Reisman
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and Chorus
 
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City 
A&R Production Joe Carlton
Recording Time 2:45
 
Recorded  January 25, 1955    ~   Matrix No. F2PB 1021 Take 8
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
January 25, 1955 
A&R Production Joe Carlton
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross ( Sax )
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
Sax ~ Abraham Richman
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ Bart Varsalona 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Zelly Smirnoff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Seymour Miroff 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
Viola ~ Samuel Persoff 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Harvey Shapiro
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Guitar ~ George Barnes
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
Drums ~ Robert Rosengarden 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
 
Choral
 
Contractor: Ray Charles
 
Lois Winter 
Marilyn Palmer 
Marilyn Jackson 
Lillian Clark 
 
Stephen Steck 
Jack Brown 
Robert Spiro 
David Vogel
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "So Smooth" LPM-1085 MONO SEPTEMBER 1955
Album issue: RCA UK-LP12 "We Get Letters Vol 2" RD-27070 MONO CIRCA 1958
 
So Smooth ~ 1955We Get Letters Vol 2 - UK 1957

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