The Songs I Love ~ original album 1963

I Wanna Be Around
Words and Music by Johnny Mercer
and Sadie Vimmerstedt, 1963
Hugo & Luigi
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Produced by Hugo & Luigi
 
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Final Recording Time 3:00
 
Recorded March 19, 1963    Matrix No. PHA1-3745 Take 5 ( 1st Version )
 
Recorded March 25, 1963    Matrix No. PHA1-3749 Take 6 ( 2nd Version )
Lyrics
Notes: ~ Mrs. Vimmerstedt, a housewife from Youngstown, Ohio, 
sent Johnny Mercer the title and idea for this song. 
Mercer wrote it and shared the royalties which emanated from 
the popular recording by Tony Bennett.
 
The Songs I Love ~ original album circa 1963

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Produced by Hugo and Luigi
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and ( The Ray Charles Singers )
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recorded March 19th & 25th, 1963

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