Perry Como - It's Impossible 1970

These recordings were completed on the fly while Perry was performing at the International Hotel in Las Vegas in response to his surprise hit "It's Impossible" recorded the previous May in New York. Don Costa was brought in for production of these sessions, excluding the title track of course, and recordings were made using the facilities at the hotel. These were Don Costa's first recordings with Perry and the project was quickly folded into sessions for Perry's follow-up album "I Think of You" which was recorded more conventionally in New York but still prior to final release of the "It's Impossible" album.

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Recorded November 23rd, 24th and 25th, 1970

Album Sessions "It's Impossible" RCA Victor LSP-4473 S/N ZPRS-9168/9
Produced by Don Costa Productions, Inc.
Conducted by Nick Perito
Arranged by Don Costa, Richard Palombi and Nick Perito
Recorded at The International Hotel, Las Vegas
Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford
 
Title track "It's Impossible" Produced by Ernie Altschuler
Arranged and Conducted by Marty Manning
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City, May 5th and 6th, 1970
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson

November 23rd , 1970

Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head    ZPA5-9158 Take 1 +
Something    ZPA5-9159 Take 1 +
Snowbird    ZPA5-9160 Take 1 +

November 24th , 1970

A House Is Not A Home    ZPA5-9161 Take 1 +
Everybody Is Looking For An Answer    ZPA5-9162 Take 1 +
El Condor Pasa    ZPA5-9163 Take 1 +

November 25th , 1970

Close To You    ZPA5-9164 Take 1 +
I Think I Love You    ZPA5-9165 Take 1 +
We've Only Just Begun    ZPA5-9166 Take 1 +

        It's Impossible ~ December 1970

from the 1970 album "It's Impossible"

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