The Gypsy in My SoulPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
~ from the University of Pennsylvania Mask & Wig revue "Fifty-Fifty"
Music by Clay Boland and lyrics by Moe Jaffe, 1938
 
Recorded in medley with:
"Almost Like Being In Love" / "Little Man You've Had a Busy Day"  / "Whiffenpoof Song"
 
We Get Letters & "Dear Perry" Medley Arranged by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and the Ray Charles Singers
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio A , 155 E. 24th Street, New York City
This Song Recording Time 2:25
Full Medley Recording Time 9:42
 
Recorded February 19th, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1600 Take 5
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
February 19, 1958 
A&R Joe Reisman and Ed O. Welker
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Thomas Parshley
Sax ~ Wolffe Taninbaum  
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
Trumpet ~ Louis Oles 
Trumpet ~ Nick Travis 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
Trombone ~ Frank Rehak 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Anthony Mottola
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Drums ~ Osie Johnson 
Drums ~ Philip Kraus
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart
 
Saturday Night With Mr. C. - LSP-1971

Vinyl Version| Lyrics | Album Notes | Session | Digital Finder | Album Links |
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
& The Ray Charles Singers
Produced by Joe Reisman
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
Recorded February 12 ~ 20 & March 5 ~ 12, 1958

Composer Index
A Perry Como Discography 
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