It Could Happen To YouPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1944 Paramount film "And the Angels Sing"
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke, 1944 
Famous Music
 
1st recording 1958 ~
 
Arranged by Jack Andrews
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A , 155 E. 24th Street, New York City
Recording Time 2:48
 
Recorded March 6th, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1899 Take 4
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SESSION MUSICIANS
March 6, 1958 
A&R Joe Reisman
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Abraham Richman
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz  
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Samuel Rand 
Violin ~ Harry Glickman 
Violin ~ Fred Buldrini 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
Viola ~ Leon Frengut 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Lucien Schmit 
Cello ~ Harvey Shapiro
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Don Lamond 
Drums ~ Philip Kraus
Drums ~ Jack Saunders
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Harp ~ Gloria Agostini
 
Organ ~ Mel Wechsler
 
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
Album issue: RCA-UK EP "Perry Como In Person" EPA-9687 MONO 1960
 
Saturday Night With Mr. C. Dear Perry ~ The Perry Como Show ( UK Release )Perry Como Alla TVPerry Como In Person ~ UK Extended Play
 

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Perry Como in Concert2nd recording 1980 'Live' Encore version~
 
Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito
with Vocal Arrangements by Ray Charles
 
Live recording on location produced by Mike Berniker
Time 31:36 Side A and 28:42 Side B applause and talk included
 
Recording Engineer: Mike Moran
RCA Mobile Unit: Ron Olson and Tom Brown
Mastering Engineer: Mike Posner
 
Recorded 'Live' at the Mill Run Theatre, Niles, Illinois, July 29th, 30th, 31st, 1980
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Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Perry Como Live On Tour" AQL1-3826 STEREO 1981
 
Live On Tour ~ 1980

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Notes: ~ Introduced by Dorothy Lamour and Fred MacMurray in the Hollywood musical "And the Angels Sing"
with best-selling records by Jo Stafford on Capitol and Bing Crosby on Decca.

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First Edition Summer 1992
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Web Page Edition Christmas 1997
Revision Easter 2015
 
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PERRY COMO
50 YEARS OF MUSIC AND A LIFE WELL LIVED.
AN EXAMPLE TO ALL.
 
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Saturday, April 04, 2015