Original RCA Recording

( A ) Dreamer's Holiday
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Kim Gannon , 1949Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Skidmore Music Co., Inc. and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. ~ ASCAP
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time: 3:05
 
Recorded August 11, 1949   ~  Matrix No. D9VB-2148 Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
 
Orchestra
EVENING 8:00 PM TO 12:30 AM 
 
Conductor: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry Ross
 
Trumpet ~ Melven Solomon, Gordon Griffin, James Maxwell, James Milazzo
Trombone ~ Buddy Morrow, John D'agostino, Will Bradley, William Pritchard
Sax ~ Harry Terrill, Bernard Kaufman, Harold Feldman, Philip Zolkind
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
 
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3543-B
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-3036-B
Single Flip Side: "The Meadows of Heaven"
US Chart Position No. 3
 
Perry Como's Wednesday Night Music Hall ~ 1959
 
 
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With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded August 11, 1949
 
Notes: ~ Perry Como, a sentimental crooner on most of his hits, took "A Dreamer's Holiday" to No. 3
on the pop music charts in 1949. The song, written by ace tune smiths Kim Gannon and
Mabel Wayne, was revived by country singer Willie Nelson in 1983.

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