Say It Isn't So

Words and Music by Irving Berlin , 1932 
Irving Berlin Music Co. ASCAP
 
1st recording 1956 ~    Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio's  2 & 3, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
Recorded June 13th, 1956   ~   Matrix No. G2PB - 4684  Take 2
Lyrics
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2nd recording 1961 ~
 
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
 
Recorded at RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Medley recording time 7:20
 
Recorded May 15th, 1961   ~   Matrix No. M5PW - 2281  Take 5
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
May 15th & 17th, 1961
A Hugo & Luigi Production
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ Melvin Davis
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ Urban Green 
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Abraham Richman 
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Sonny Igoe 
Drums ~ Arthur Marotti 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Harp ~ Margaret Ross 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Harry Urbont 
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz  
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Alan Shulman 
 
Recorded as a medley with: "Blue Skies" and "Here's That Rainy Day"
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Sing To Me Mr. C." LSP-2390 STEREO AUGUST 1961
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Sing To Me Mr. C." RCA UK SF-8191 STEREO 1971
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como Box Set Vol. 2" CDS-1091 / CDS-1101 / CDS-1137 Circa 1980s
 
Sing to Me Mr. C. ~ original album circa 1961Sing To Me Mr. C. ~ Quarter-Track 1961Sing to Me Mr. C. ~ Special UK Version 1971Perry Como RCA Camden Set Volume 2Hugo & Luigi ~ Producers
 

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First Edition Summer 1992
Second Edition Christmas 1993
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