It's A Lovely Day TodayPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1950 Broadway Musical "Call Me Madam"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin , 1950
Irving Berlin Music Inc. ~ ASCAP
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 2:38
Recorded September 26, 1950   ~  Matrix No. E0VB - 5676  Take 1 - 1A
EVENING 8:00 PM TO 12:00 AM 
Conductor: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry Ross
Trumpet ~ Melven Solomon, Bernard Privin, James Milazzo
Trombone ~ Buddy Morrow, John D'agostino, Warren Covington
Sax ~ Harry Terrill, Bernard Kaufman, Stanley Webb, Philip Zolkind
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
String Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
Drums ~ Norris Shawker 
Single release: RCA-78/45RPM-20/47-3945-B
Single Flip Side: "You're Just In Love ( I Wonder Why )"
UK Single release: HMV-78RPM-B-10221 ( March 1952 )
Single Flip Side: "You're Just In Love ( I Wonder Why )"
Album issue: RCA-LP10 "Hits from Broadway Shows" LPM-3124 MONO 1953
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "Hits From Broadway Shows" EPA-591 MONO 1953
Album reissue: RCA-LP12 "Sings Hits From Broadway Shows" LPM-1191 MONO 1956
Perry Como ~ Hits From Broadway Shows 1953Hits from Broadway Shows ~ 1953 EPPerry Como Sings Hits From Broadway Shows ~ 1956
Notes: ~ Introduced by Russell Nype and Galina Talva in the Broadway Musical "Call Me Madam".  In the 1953 Hollywood Musical "Call Me Madam" it was sung by Donald O'Connor and Vera-Ellen.

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