Meet Me At The Altar

Words and Music by Chuck Deal and Dan DealPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
 
Nashville Version ~
 
Perry Como with The Anita Kerr Quartet
Arranged by Anita Kerr
Produced by Chet Atkins
 
Recorded in RCA Victor's "Nashville Sound" Studio, 
Nashville, Tennessee
Recording Engineer: Chuck Seitz 
and William Vandevort ( not confirmed )
Final Recording Time u/k
 
Recorded June 23rd, 1965   ~ Matrix No. SPA4 2558 Take 1 + 
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 NOT RELEASED 

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New York Version ~
 
Orchestra Conducted by Nick Perito
with The Ray Charles Singers
Produced by Andy Wiswell ( not confirmed )
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Final Recording Time 2:25
 
Recorded November 12, 1965   ~ Matrix No. SPA1-6149 Take 2
Lyrics
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-8722
Single Flip Side: "Bye, Bye Little Girl"

 

Chronological Notes: In June, 1965, Perry recorded six songs in a Nashville follow-up session to his successful first album "The Scene Changes" recorded at the beginning of that year. For one reason or another, an album never resulted from these sessions and he returned to New York in the Fall of 1965 for his first recordings with Nick Perito and A&R Producer Andy Wiswell, where two songs of the Nashville recorded songs "Bye, Bye Little Girl" and "Meet Me At The Altar" were re- recorded in Webster Hall on November 12th, but this time with Nick Perito conducting and The Ray Charles Singers singing background. Of the six songs recorded in Nashville, only two were released as a single during the summer of 1965, "Oowee, Oowee" and it's flip side "Summer Wind" charting in the United States at No. 88. Perry never recorded again with Anita Kerr or the very distinctive Anita Kerr Quartet.

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