Long Ago ( And Far Away )Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1944 Hollywood musical "Cover Girl"
Music by Jerome Kern and lyrics Ira Gershwin, 1944
 
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 3:10
 
Recorded February 08, 1944, Matrix No. D4VB-31 Take 1 - 1A & 2 - 2A
Lyrics
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-1569-B
Single Flip Side: "I Love You"
US Chart Position No. 8 ( 1 Week ) Chart Debut: May 20, 1944
 
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como Sings Just For You" CAL-440 MONO 1958
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como Sings Just For You" CDN-110 MONO UK 1959
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como Sings Just For You" CAS(e)-440 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1964
Album Re-issue: Pickwick International-LP12 "Perry Como Sings Just For You" CDS-1130 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1972
 
Sings Just For You ~ 1958Perry Como Sings Just For You ~ UK Release circa 1959Perry Como Sings Just For You ~ Electronically Reprocessed StereoPerry Como Sings Just For You ~ UK Re-release 1972

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