SeattlePerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the Screen Gems TV production "Here Come the Brides"
Words and Music by Hugo Montenegro, Ernie Sheldon and Jack Keller
Arranged and Conducted by Bill McElhiney
Produced by Chet Atkins and Andy Wiswell
Recorded in RCA Victor's "Nashville Sound" Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Recording Engineer: Al Pachucki
Recording Time 2:47
Recorded October 10th, 1968  ~ Matrix No. WPA4-5021 Take 1 +
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-9722
Single Flip Side: "Sunshine Wine"
US Chart Position No. 38 
Charted Adult Contemporary No. 2
Japan Single release: RCA SS-2267 
Single Flip Side: "Someone Who Cares "
RCA Gold Standard Series 45-RPM-447-0858
Single Flip Side: "It's Impossible"
Collectables Single release: COL-860027
Single Flip Side: "It's Impossible"
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Seattle" LSP- 4183 STEREO JUNE 1969
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Seattle" CUSTOM EDITION DRL1-0010 STEREO 1971  
Seattle ~ 1969Seattle ~ Custom Edition 1971Someone Who Cares / Seattle ~ Japan single
This perky tune was the theme song for an American TV series called 'Here Come the Brides' but it has survived longer than the programme it introduced. The song was written by Ernie Sheldon, Jack Keller, and Hugo Montenegro. Sheldon is an old movie-title songwriter, with such credits as 'The Sons of Katie Elder' and 'Lord Love a Duck', and Montenegro became popular with his themes for such films as 'Lady in Cement', 'Hurry Sundown', and 'The Wrecking Crew'. Perry had a sizeable hit with this recording and, from the sound of it, he had a lot of fun, too.

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

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