Happy Man ( If I Ever Find the Time )  

Words and Music by Robert Lee "Bob" McDill
Polygram International ASCAPPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
New York version ~
Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito
with The Ray Charles Singers
Produced by Andy Wiswell
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A, 24th Street, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recording Time u/k
Recorded July 28, 1967  ~  Matrix No. UPA1-0398 Take 1+  

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Nashville version ~
Arranged and Conducted by Bill McElhiney
Produced by Chet Atkins and Andy Wiswell
Recorded in RCA Victor's "Nashville Sound" Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Recording Engineer: Al Pachucki
Recording Time 2:37
Recorded August 24, 1967   ~ Matrix No. UP A4 2708 Take 1 +
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-9533 ( May 7th, 1968 )
Single Flip Side: "Another Go Round"
US Chart Position No. 100  ( June 15th, 1968 )
Charted Adult Contemporary No. 12 ( June 1st, 1968 )
"Happy Man" Billboard advertisement
Produced by Chet Atkins and Andy Wiswell
Recorded August 03, 1967, New York and Nashville
Note: ~ also known as "If I Ever Find the Time" and performed by Bob McDill
Note: In August, 1967, Perry recorded several tracks which are commonly listed as having been produced by Chet Atkins and Andy Wiswell but having Nashville matrix numbers. It's not known whether Perry actually travelled to Nashville or if his voice was added in New York.

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