It Had to Be YouPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1944 Hollywood musical "Show Business"
Music by Isham Jones and lyrics by Gus Kahn, 1924, 1944
 
Arranged by Joe Lipman
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A , 155 E. 24th Street, New York City
Recording Time 2:34
 
Recorded February 19th, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1599 Take 8
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
February 19, 1958 
A&R Joe Reisman and Ed Welker
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Thomas Parshley
Sax ~ Wolffe Taninbaum  
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ Louis Oles 
Trumpet ~ Nick Travis 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ Frank Rehak 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Osie Johnson 
Drums ~ Philip Kraus
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
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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Notes: ~ listed on the album as being from the 1944 Hollywood musical "Show Business"
this song was interpolated in numerous motion pictures: "Incendiary Blonde" starring Betty Hutton in 1944;
"Living in a Big Way" in 1946; in the Gus Kahn story, "I'll See You In My Dreams" in 1951, sung by Danny Thomas.

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