Original RCA Recording

I Love You

~ from the 1944 Stage musical "Mexican Hayride"
Words and Music by Cole Porter
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
Recording Time 3:08
Recorded February 08, 1944, Matrix No. D4VB-32 Take 1 - 1A & 2 - 2A
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-1569-A 
Single Flip Side: "Long Ago ( And Far Away )"
US Chart Position No. 16

Sings Just For You ~ 1958

Notes: ~ introduced by Wilber Evans in the 1944 Stage musical "Mexican Hayride." This was still early in the
Como career but he had reasonable success with this recording, reaching #12 on the charts, but Bing Crosby's
recording on Decca would hold the #1 spot for five weeks. Other popular versions were recorded by
Enric Madriguera and his Orchestra on the Hit label and Jo Stafford for Capitol.

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