Dear Hearts and Gentle People ~  album linksPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Bob Hilliard , 1950 
E.H. Morris & Co. ASCAP
1st recording 1959 ~
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
Produced by Charles Grean and Lee Schapiro
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Final Recording Time 2:48
Recorded April 23rd, 1959   ~  Matrix No. K2PB-2332 Take 5
Como Swings original albumComo Swings UK EPThis Is Perry Como Volume 2
The First Thirty Years ~ Perry Como RCA UK1975Perry Como 40 Greatest ~ K-TEL UK 1975Como Swings ~ UK Starcall Series 1976
Perry Como's 20 Greatest Hits Volume 1 & 2 ( UK )The Beautiful Music Company ~ 1991 compilation
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Como Swings" LSP-2010 STEREO SEPTEMBER 1959
Album issue: RCA-45RPM EP "Como Swings" UK RCX-170 MONO 1959
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "This is Perry Como Vol.  2" VPS-6067 STEREO 1972
Album issue: RCA-UK-LP12 "The First Thirty Years" LFL4-7522 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1975
Album issue: K-TEL-LP12 "40 Greatest" K-TEL NE-700 STEREO 1975
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Como Swings" UK STARCALL HY-1035 STEREO 1976
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "20 Greatest Hits Vol. 1" RCA UK NK-89019 STEREO 1983
Album issue: RCA Special Products-LP12 "Beautiful Music Box Set" DML3-0997 MONO 1991
Notes: ~ the title of this song was derived from a note in Stephen Foster's handwriting found in his
pocket after his death. Popular recordings by Bing Crosby (Decca), Dinah Shore (Columbia) and
Gordon MacRae (Capitol). The song was on "Your Hit Parade" for fifteen weeks.
Original RCA Recording Vinyl Version

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