Original RCA Recording

Love Me Or Leave MePerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1928 Stage musical "Whoopee"
Music by Walter Donaldson and lyrics by Gus Kahn
With the Orchestra of Russ Case
and The Satisfiers
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 2:40
Recorded September 30, 1947   ~   Matrix No. D7VB-1663 Take 1 - 1A
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-2662-B ( P 187 )
RCA-45RPM 47-2747 ( 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "What'll I Do
A Sentimental Date With Perry Como
Notes: ~ introduced by Ruth Etting in the 1928 Stage musical "Whoopee"
and on records by Benny Goodman who recorded it twice for Columbia in
1934 and 1936. In the 1951 Gus Kahn film biography "I'll See You In My Dreams"
it was sung by Patrice Wymore. The song was so associated with Etting that it
became the title song for her screen biography "Love Me or Leave Me" in 1955
in which Doris Day played the role of Etting.
The Satisfiers
Vocal quartet known for backing up Perry Como, Vaughan Monroe, and Guy Mitchell.
They also cut many jingles. The group that sang with Perry Como in the 1940s consisted of Helen Carroll,
Ted Hanson, Art Lambert, and Bob Lange.
In the 1950s, the members were DeLoris Randall (alto/soprano), who joined in 1953,
Bob Lange (tenor), Art Lambert (baritone) and Loren Welch (baritone).

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