Birth of the BluesPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ featured in the 1956 film musical "The Best Things In Life Are Free"
Music by Ray Henderson with lyrics by B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown , 1926
 
Arranged by Joe Lipman
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Ray Charles Singers
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A , 155 E. 24th Street, New York City
Recording Time 3:22
 
Recorded March 11, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1902 Take 7
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
March 11, 1958 
A&R Joe Reisman
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
Sax ~ Wolffe Taninbaum 
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
Trumpet ~ Louis Oles 
 
Trombone ~ Thomas Mitchell 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Guitar ~ Sebastian Mure
Guitar ~ Mundel Lowe 
 
Drums ~ Don Lamond 
Drums ~ Philip Kraus
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Choral
 
Contractor: Ray Charles
 
Trudy Packer 
Sue Singleton
Carla Houston 
Joyce De Young 
Anne Ryan McCord
Bernice Massi 
 
Alan Sokoloff 
James Stuart 
Jack Brown 
Robert Harris 
James Stover 
Robert Spiro
Herbert Davidson 
Robert Hartman 
David Vogel 
Leonard Stea  
 
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-UK-LP12 "Dear Perry" RD-27078 MONAURAL 1959
 
Saturday Night With Mr. C. ~ stereo half-track recording tape editionSaturday Night With Mr. C. Dear Perry ~ The Perry Como Show ( UK Release )Perry Como Alla TV

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