Perry Como Live On Tour ~ at the Mill Run Theatre, Niles, Illinois, July, 1980Perry Como in Concert

 

Blue Skies  3rd recording 'Live' 1980 ~ 1987 photo of Perry by Vincent Ialenti

~ Words and Music by Irving Berlin, 1927
Irving Berlin Music Co. ASCAP
 
Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito
with Vocal Arrangements by Ray Charles
 
Live recording on location produced by Mike Berniker
Time 31:36 Side A and 28:42 Side B applause and talk included
 
Recording Engineer: Mike Moran
RCA Mobile Unit: Ron Olson and Tom Brown
Mastering Engineer: Mike Posner
 
Recorded 'Live' at the Mill Run Theatre, Niles, Illinois, July 29th, 30th, 31st, 1980
1961 Medley Lyrics
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Perry Como Live On Tour" AQL1-3826 STEREO 1981
 
Notes: ~ "Blue Skies" was written specially for Belle Baker in 1927 who introduced it is the
Stage musical "Betsy" the score of which was otherwise written by Rodgers & Hart.
It became the hit song of the show and one of the sheet music best-sellers of the year.
Al Jolson sang it in "The Jazz Singer" 1927 and again in "The Jolson Story" 1946 where he
dubbed it for Larry Parks. It was sung by Eddie Cantor in "Glorifying the American Girl" 1929
by Ethel Merman and Alice Faye in "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1938 and by Bing Crosby
in "Blue Skies" 1946 and "White Christmas" 1954.
 
Live On Tour ~ 1980
 

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