Original RCA Recording
 
If We Can't Be
The Same Old Sweethearts Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
( We'll Just Be The Same Old Friends )
 
Music by Jimmie V. Monaco 
with lyrics by Joseph McCarthy , 1915
 
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
 
Recorded RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 3:01
 
Recorded September 25, 1947   ~ Matrix No. D7VB-1278 Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics
Single release: RCA-78RPM 20-2663-A ( P 187 )
Single Flip Side: "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
 
Single release: RCA-45RPM 47-2845 ( 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
 
Album issue: RCA Generic 78 "Russ Case Collection Vol. 2" 1940s Folio Release
 
The Russ Case Collection Volume 2
 
Notes: ~ Leading record by Irving Kaufman for Victor. 
The song was revived by Andy Russell and The Pied Pipers for Capitol in the mid-forties.

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