Original RCA Recording

Tina MariePerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Words and Music by Bob Merrill
712 Stone Avenue Music ~ ASCAP
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Ray Charles Singers
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Time 2:31
Recorded June 21, 1955   ~   Matrix No. F2PB 4903 Take 3
Single release: RCA-78/45RPM-20/47-6192 
Single Flip Side: "Fooled"
US Chart Position No. 5
This novelty song is a bright ditty, with Perry and the chorus having fun with the
interpolated 'Ah-hahs' and the frisky little melody. The tune was the 1954 brainchild
of writer Bob Merrill, whose accomplishments also include the scores for such hit
musicals as 'New Girl in Town' 'Take Me Along', 'Carnival', and 'Funny Girl'. Joe Reisman,
Perry's chief arranger and record producer during the mid- and late 1950s,
created this hit arrangement.

( notes from "The Incomparable Como" Readers Digest UK compilation 1975 )

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