Like Someone In LovePerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the Hollywood musical "Belle of the Yukon"
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke , 1944 
Dorsey Brothers Music, Inc. / Burke & Van Heusen. Inc.
 
1st recording 1945 ~
 
At the beginning of World War II, the War department, through the Army Services Forces Special Services Division, distributed thousands of shellac phonograph records (V DISCS) to Army Forces throughout the world. Shortly after the Army's program started, the U.S. Navy became involved in the program, appointing E.P. DiGiannantonio to run the Navy, Marine and Coast Guard programs.
 
V-Disc Record Number A-444-B ( Navy N-224-B )
Serial No. VP 1202 D5TC 145-1
 
Recorded circa Mid February, 1945
"Chesterfield Supper Club" Radio Broadcast
NBC Studios, New York City
Perry Como - vocal refrain
with Ted Steele's Orchestra
Recording Time 1:59
Lyrics
Trumpets: George Shellenberger and Melvin "Red" Solomon
 
Trombones: Tim Murphy and Thomas Reo
 
Saxes: Fred Dornbach, Sal Franzella Jr., Edward Hellman,
Artie Owen and Stan Webb
 
Violins: Max Ceppos, Robert Freda, Isidore Gralnick, Sid Harris,
Samuel Rand, and Max Senofsky
 
Viola: Samuel Persoff
 
Piano: Thomas Speledore
 
Guitar: Tommy Kay.
 
Bass: Frank Carroll ( Carvana )
 
Drums: Terry Snyder
 
Harp: Ruth Hill
 
Vocal Group: The Satisfiers ( Helen Carroll, Ted Hanson, Art Lambert and Bob Lange )
 
In December 1944, Perry Como began a long association with the Liggett and Meyers Tobacco Company and its "Chesterfield Supper Club" series on NBC Radio ( Monday to Friday, 7:00-7:15 P.M. ). During the V-Disc years, accompanying orchestras included those of Ted Steele, Lloyd Shaffer, Carl Kress and Mitchell Ayres. Ted Steele's Orchestra accompanied Perry on the Chesterfield broadcasts from December 11, 1944, through to July 27, 1945.
 
2nd recording 1958 ~
 
Recorded in medley with:
"You Made Me Love You" / "I May Be Wrong" / "Vaya Con Dios"
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and the Ray Charles Singers
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A , 155 E. 24th Street, New York City
This Song Recording Time 2:41 ( Full Medley Recording Time 10:21 )
 
Recorded March 6th, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1901 Take 7
Lyrics
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
 
Saturday Night With Mr. C. Dear Perry ~ The Perry Como Show ( UK Release )Perry Como Alla TV

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Notes: ~ introduced by Dinah Shore in the Hollywood musical "Belle of the Yukon" following which both she and Bing Crosby and popular recordings, Shore on Capitol and Crosby on Decca. Mr. Como performs this song on record within the second "Letters" medley on the original album, Side 2, including: "You Made Me Love You" and "I May Be Wrong" and "Vaya Con Dios" all recorded in full stereophonic sound.

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PERRY COMO
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Saturday, April 04, 2015