Sing to Me Mr. C. ~ original album circa 1961

Back In Your Own Backyard ~ unreleased session recording

Music by Al Jolson and Dave Dreyer and lyrics by Billy Rose, 1928
 
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres Orchestra and the Ray Charles Singers
Produced by Hugo & Luigi
 
Recorded  May 17th, 1961    ~   Matrix No. M5PW-2289 Take 5 
Lyrics
 
 NOT RELEASED 

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SESSION MUSICIANS
May 15th & 17th, 1961
A Hugo & Luigi Production
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ Melvin Davis
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ Urban Green 
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Abraham Richman 
Sax ~ Stanley Webb 
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Sonny Igoe 
Drums ~ Arthur Marotti 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Harp ~ Margaret Ross 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Jack Zayde 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Harry Urbont 
Violin ~ Max Hollander 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz  
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Alan Shulman 
 

Sing to Me Mr. C. ~ original album circa 1961 

 
This song was featured by Al Jolson and then sung by him in the 1929 Hollywood Musical "Say It With Songs". He later sung it on the soundtrack for the 1949 Hollywood Musical "Jolson Sings Again" dubbing for Larry Parks and on records for Decca. Perry recorded this song during the sessions for his 1961 album "Sing To Me Mr. C." as one of two songs, "It All Depends On You" being the other, excluded from the album. This full length album of song medleys was recorded, remarkably, in three days.

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