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Music by Bob Haggart with lyrics by Johnny Burke 1939 
M. Witmark & Sons ASCAP
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 3:15
 
Recorded June 21st, 1962   ~  Matrix No. N5PW-3015 Take N.G.
 
Remake June 26th, 1962   ~  Matrix No. N5PW-3019 Take 6
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Album issue: RCA-LP12 "By Request" LSP-2567 STEREO SEPTEMBER 1962
 
By Request ~ 1962
 
Notes: ~ introduced as an instrumental, "I'm Free," by Bob Crosby and his Orchestra in 1938. Haggart was bass player in the band. Trumpeter Billy Butterfield had an outstanding solo and later recorded the song with Jess Stacy's Band (Varsity) and his own band (Capitol), for which it was the theme. Bing Crosby also recorded this song for Decca.

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Saturday, April 04, 2015