Almost Like Being In Love

~ from the musical production "Brigadoon" 1947, 1954Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Music by Frederick Loewe and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
 
Recorded in medley with:
"Little Man You've Had a Busy Day" / "Gypsy In My Soul" / "Whiffenpoof Song"
 
We Get Letters & "Dear Perry" Medley Arranged by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and the Ray Charles Singers
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A , 155 E. 24th Street, New York City
This Song Recording Time 1:59
Full Medley Recording Time 9:42
 
Recorded February 12th & 13th, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1595 Take 4
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
February 13, 1958 
A&R Joe Reisman and Ed O. Welker
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Thomas Parshley
Sax ~ Wolffe Taninbaum  
Sax ~ Harold Keins
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Harry Hoffman 
Violin ~ Fima Fidelman 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Fred Buldrini 
Violin ~ Ralph Silverman 
Violin ~ Samuel Rand 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Maurice Bialkin
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Al Casamenti
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Harp ~ Gloria Agostini
 
Drums ~ James Crawford 
Drums ~ Philip Kraus
 
Bass ~ George Shaw
 
7" IPS HALF-TRACK "Saturday Night With Mr. C." CPS-153 STEREO ORTHOPHONIC TAPE JULY 1958
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Saturday Night With Mr. C." LOP / LSO-1004 MONO / STEREO MAY / JULY 1958
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "Perry Como Alla TV" EPA 30-258 MONO RCA ITALIANA 1958
Album issue: RCA-UK-LP12 "Dear Perry" RD-27078 MONAURAL 1959
 
Saturday Night With Mr. C. ~ stereo half-track recording tape editionSaturday Night With Mr. C. PERRY COMO ― ALLA TV

Dear Perry ~ The Perry Como Show ( UK Release )Perry Como Alla TV

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Notes: ~ Introduced by David Brooks and Marion Bell in the Stage production of "Brigadoon" and sung by Gene Kelly in the 1954 film version.

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