Original RCA Recording

While We're Young ~ 1952 versionPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Music by Alec Wilder and Morty Palitz
with lyrics by Bill Engvick , 1943 
Regent Music Corp. BMI
 
1st recording 1952 ~
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and Chorus
 
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording Engineer: unknown
Final Recording Time  3:27
 
Recorded March 11, 1952   ~  Matrix No. E2VB-5576 Take 1
 
Recorded March 13, 1952   ~  Matrix No. E2VB-5576 Take 1A
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
March 13, 1952 
A&R Production Hugo Winterhalter & Dave Kapp
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Trumpet ~ Melven Solomon 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ L. McGarity 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Harvey Shapiro 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Fred Buldrini 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
 
Bass ~ J. Lesberg 
 
Choralchoral support from "The Ray Charles Singers"
 
UNIDENTIFIED CHORUS 
 
Single issue: RCA-45RPM 47-4530 ( 1952 )
Single Flip Side: "Summertime"

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