You Made Me Love You ( I Didn't Want to Do It ) Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ featured in the 1955 Hollywood musical "Love Me or Leave Me"
Music by James V. Monaco and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy , 1913 
Broadway Music Corp.
 
Recorded in medley with:
"I May Be Wrong" / "Like Someone In Love" / "Vaya Con Dios"
 
Arranged by Jack Andrews
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and the Ray Charles Singers
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A , 155 E. 24th Street, New York City
This Song Recording Time 2:04 ( Full Medley Recording Time 10:21 )
 
Recorded March 6th, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1898 Take 1
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
March 6, 1958 
A&R Joe Reisman
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Abraham Richman
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz  
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Samuel Rand 
Violin ~ Harry Glickman 
Violin ~ Fred Buldrini 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
Viola ~ Leon Frengut 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Lucien Schmit 
Cello ~ Harvey Shapiro
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Don Lamond 
Drums ~ Philip Kraus
Drums ~ Jack Saunders
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Harp ~ Gloria Agostini
 
Organ ~ Mel Wechsler
 
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Saturday Night With Mr. C." LOP / LSO-1004 MONO / STEREO MAY / JULY 1958
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "Perry Como Alla TV" EPA 30-258 MONO RCA ITALIANA 1958
Album issue: RCA-UK-LP12 "Dear Perry" RD-27078 MONAURAL 1959
 
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Notes: ~ Doris Day, as Ruth Etting, sang this song in the 1955 Hollywood musical "Love Me of Leave Me" but it was a big hit for Al Jolson in 1913 and became a staple of his Winter Garden performances and generally associated with the artist ever after. Judy Garland sang it in the musical "The Broadway Melody of '38" in which she sang it to a photograph of Clark Gable. Her version "Dear Mr. Gable" was recorded for Decca following that. Harry James had a big hit with it in 1941 and Jolson sang it on the soundtrack of "The Jolson Story" in 1946 which was then used in a montage in "Jolson Sings Again" in 1949. The song was also heard in "Syncopation" in 1942 and "Private Buckaroo" in 1945.

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