It's A Good Day

Words and Music by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour, 1947 
Michael H. Goldson, Inc.
Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
1st recording 1955 ~
 
Arranged by Joe Lippman
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and the Ray Charles Singers
 
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City 
A&R Producer Joe Carlton
Recording Time 1:45
 
Recorded  February 8, 1955    ~ Matrix No. F2PB 1023 Take 4
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
February 8, 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
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
French Horn ~ John Barrows
French Horn ~ James Buffington
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Zelly Smirnoff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder  
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
 
Harp ~ Reinhardt Elster
 
Choral
AFTERNOON 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM 
 
Contractor: Ray Charles
 
Lois Winter 
Marilyn Palmer 
Marilyn Jackson 
Lillian Clark 
Miriam Workman 
Elisa Bretton
 
Stephen Steck 
Jack Brown 
Robert Spiro 
David Vogel 
Arthur Malvin 
Michael Stewart
 
German Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-9182
Single Flip Side: "Kewpie Doll"
 
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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Perry Como in Concert2nd recording 1970 'LIVE' ~
 
Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito
Vocal Accompaniment by The Doodletown Pipers
Special Material and Musical Consultant: Ray Charles
Produced by Ernie Altschuler
 
Recorded Live June 25th, 26th, and 27th, 1970 at the International Hotel, Las Vegas
Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford
Recording Time 1:10
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "In Person At The International Hotel, Las Vegas" LSPX-1001 STEREO 1970
Album issue: RCA-JAPAN-LP12 "Perry Como In Person" R4P-5007 DISCRETE 4 CHANNEL STEREO 1970
Album issue: RCA-UK-LP12 "In Person At The International Hotel, Las Vegas" SF-8159 STEREO 1970
Album issue: RCA-HOLLAND-LP12 "Perry Como In Concert" NL-42976 STEREO U/K
 
In Person at the International Hotel, Las Vegas ~ 1970Japan 4 Channel ReleaseIn Concert ~ Holland Release

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First Edition Summer 1992
Second Edition Christmas 1993
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Revision Easter 2015
 
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PERRY COMO
50 YEARS OF MUSIC AND A LIFE WELL LIVED.
AN EXAMPLE TO ALL.
 
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