Saturday Night With Mr. C.With a Song In My HeartPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1948 M-G-M film "Words and Music"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart
1st recording July, 1948 ~
Perry Como and Chorus
Recording Time u/k
Musical Direction: Lennie Hayton
Orchestration: Conrad Salinger
Vocal Arrangements: Robert Tucker
Musical numbers staged and directed by: Robert Alton
Recorded July 10, 1948   ~  MGM Matrix No. 27503 /  Scene 2427
Album issue: MGM-LP12 "Words & Music Soundtrack" MGM-3771 MONO 1949 
Words and Music Soundtrack - MGM Records 3771
2nd recording December, 1948 ~
With Chorus and Orchestra directed by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at NBC Studio 3, New York City
Recording Time 2:11
Recorded December 23, 1948   ~   Matrix No. D8VB-4081 Take 1 - 1A
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3329-B
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-3329-B
Single Flip Side: "Blue Room"
UK Single release: HMV-78RPM-BD-1240 ( April 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "Blue Room"
Discos RCA Victor Argentina: RCA 63-0196
Single Flip Side: "Blue Skies"
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "A Sentimental Date with Perry Como" LPM-1177 MONO 1956 
Album issue: RCA-45RPM-EP "A Sentimental Date with Perry Como" EPA-739 MONO 1956
A Sentimental Date With Perry ComoA Sentimental Date with Perry Como ~ 1956 EP

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Notes: ~ introduced by John Hundley and Lillian Taiz in the 1929 Stage musical "Spring is Here" and sung in the 1930 Hollywood musical version by by Bernice Claire and Frank Albertson; in a two-reel version of the film re-titled "Yours Sincerely" in 1933, part of the "Broadway Brevities" series, starring Lanny Ross; it was sung in the 1944 Hollywood musical "This Is the Life" by Donald O'Connor and Susanna Foster, and in 1948 by Perry Como in the Rodgers and Hart biography and Hollywood musical "Words and Music"; it was also heard in the 1950 Hollywood musical "Young Man with a Horn" and sung by Dennis Morgan and Lucille Norman in the 1951 Hollywood musical "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" and as the title song in the Jane Froman story, the 1952 Hollywood musical "With a Song in My Heart" sung by Froman on the soundtrack for Susan Hayward.

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