What Kind Of Fool Am I ?

~ from the 1961 Stage Musical "Stop the World I Want to Get Off"
Music by Leslie Bricusse and lyrics by Anthony Newley  Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Produced by Hugo & Luigi
 
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recording Time 2:34
 
Recorded March 26, 1963    ~  Matrix No. PHA1-3759 Take 3
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Album issue: RCA-LP12 "The Songs I Love" LSP-2708 STEREO 1963
 
The Songs I Love ~ RCA Victor1963
 
Notes: ~ This song was introduced by Anthony Newley in the 1961 Stage musical "Stop the World - I Want To Get Off" along with the song "Gonna Build Me a Mountain." Composer Bricusse was 30 years old at the time and Newley was 29. Other interpretations include those of Sammy Davis Jr. on Reprise and Canada's Robert Goulet, of Camelot fame, on Columbia.

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