While We're YoungPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Music by Alec Wilder and Morty Palitz
with lyrics by Bill Engvick , 1943 
Regent Music Corp. BMI
 
1st recording 1952 ~
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and Chorus
 
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording Engineer: unknown
Final Recording Time  3:27
 
Recorded March 11, 1952   ~  Matrix No. E2VB-5576 Take 1
 
Recorded March 13, 1952   ~  Matrix No. E2VB-5576 Take 1A
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
March 13, 1952 
A&R Production Hugo Winterhalter & Dave Kapp
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Trumpet ~ Melven Solomon 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ L. McGarity 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Harvey Shapiro 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Fred Buldrini 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
 
Bass ~ J. Lesberg 
 
Choralchoral support from "The Ray Charles Singers"
 
UNIDENTIFIED CHORUS 
 
Single issue: RCA-45RPM 47-4530 ( 1952 )
Single Flip Side: "Summertime"
 
Album issue: RCA-LP10 "TV Favorites" LPM-3013 MONO ASSEMBLED MARCH 1952
Album issue: RCA-45RPM-EPB "TV Favorites" EPB-3013 MONO 1952
Album reissue: RCA-LP12 "Relaxing With Perry Como" LPM-1176 MONO 1956
Album issue: Pure Gold-LP12 "Over The Rainbow" ANL1-2969 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1978
 
TV Favorites ~ Original Album 1952TV Favorites - EPB-3013Relaxing With Perry Como ~ 1956Over The Rainbow ~ Pure Gold Release 1978

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2nd recording 1960 ~
 
Arranged by O.B. Masingill
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra ( and Chorus )
Produced by Hugo & Luigi
 
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recording Time 2:51
 
Recorded October 26, 1960   ~  Matrix No. L5PT-5117 Take 3
Lyrics ~ 1960 Version
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
October 26, 1960 
A Hugo & Luigi Production
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ Melvin Davis
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ Urban Green 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony "Tony" Mottola
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
Drums ~ Ted Sommer 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Choral
 
Contractor: Hugo & Luigi
 
Chorus members not identified 
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "For the Young at Heart" LSP-2343 STEREO JANUARY 1961
Album issue: RCA-UK "For the Young at Heart" RD-27206 & SF-5089 STEREO 1961
 
For the Young at Heart ~ RCA Victor 1961RCA SF 5089 UK 1961
Hugo & Luigi Producers

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