Original RCA Recording

Over the RainbowPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the Hollywood musical "The Wizard of Oz"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg , 1939 
Leo Feist Inc.
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra & Chorus
and Sally Sweetland
 
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording time 3:11
 
Recorded March 4, 1952, Matrix No. E2VB-5571 Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
March 4, 1952 
A&R Production Hy Grill and Dave Kapp
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Trumpet ~ Bernard Privin  
Trumpet ~ Carle Poole 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ L. McGarity 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Zelly Smirnoff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Harry Urbont 
 
Drums ~ J. Blowers 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin 
 
French Horn ~ John Barrows
French Horn ~ Anthony Miranda
 
Choralchoral support from "The Ray Charles Singers"
 
UNIDENTIFIED CHORUS 
 
Sally Sweetland ( featured ) 
 
Single issue: RCA-78/45RPM 20/47-4527 ( 1952 )
Single Flip Side: "You'll Never Walk Alone"
 
RCA Gold Standard Series  78/45-RPM-420/447-0107
Single Flip Side: "You'll Never Walk Alone"
 

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