Blue SkiesPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ Words and Music by Irving Berlin, 1927
Irving Berlin Music Co. ASCAP
 
With Orchestra conducted by Russ Caserecorded with orchestra only
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 2:18
 
Recorded March 19, 1946, Matrix No. D6VB-1698 Take 1 - 1A
1946 Lyrics
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-1917-A ~ 
Single Flip Side: "Girl of My Dreams"
 
UK Single release: HMV-78RPM-BD-1154 ( December 1946 )
Single Flip Side: "If I'm Lucky"
 
Discos RCA Victor Argentina: RCA 63-0196
Single Flip Side: "With a Song In My Heart"
 
Album issue: RCA Generic 78 "Russ Case Collection Vol. 1" 1940s Folio Release
    
 
The Russ Case Collection Volume 1Dream Along With Me ~ RCA Camden 1957
 
recorded with orchestra onlyalbum credits for "Dream Along With Me" list "Blue Skies" as having been recorded with
The Satisfiers but in fact it was recorded with Orchestra conducted by Russ Case only.
 
Notes: ~ "Blue Skies" was written specially for Belle Baker in 1927 who introduced it is the
Stage musical "Betsy" the score of which was otherwise written by Rodgers & Hart.
It became the hit song of the show and one of the sheet music best-sellers of the year.
Al Jolson sang it in "The Jazz Singer" 1927 and again in "The Jolson Story" 1946 where he
dubbed it for Larry Parks. It was sung by Eddie Cantor in "Glorifying the American Girl" 1929
by Ethel Merman and Alice Faye in "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1938 and by Bing Crosby
in "Blue Skies" 1946 and "White Christmas" 1954.

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