Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My HeadPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 20th Century-Fox film. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
Music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David , 1969
Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito
Produced by Don Costa Productions, Inc.
Recorded at the International Hotel, Las Vegas
Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford
Recording Time 3:18
Recorded November 23, 1970   ~   Matrix No.  ZPA5-9158 Take 1 +
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "It's Impossible" LSP-4473 STEREO DECEMBER 1970
Album issue: RCA-JUKEBOX 33 DOUBLE "It's Impossible" PRS-333 STEREO 1971
Album Re- issue: RCA-LP12 "It's Impossible" AYL1-3804 STEREO 1975
It's Impossible ~ December 1970Perry Como ~ It's Impossible Jukebox 33It's Impossible ~ Re-issue 1975 Best Buy Series


Composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Hal David capped their conquest of the 1960s with this Academy Award-winning song in 1969. One of the highlights of the film 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', the song was probably the most recorded piece of music of that era. Perry's version is soft and slow, light in style, and easy to listen to. And note the tongue-in-cheek counting to eight by Perry and the chorus, as a lighthearted jest at the fresh, totally different construction of the song.

( notes from "The Incomparable Como" Readers Digest UK compilation 1975 )

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