Sing to Me Mr. C. - 1961

Smile ~ 1961 VersionPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Music by Charles Chaplin and lyrics by John Turner  
and Geoffrey Parsons, 1954 
Bourne Inc. ASCAP
Hugo & Luigi
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
 
Recorded at RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Medley recording time 9:03
 
Recorded May 17th, 1961   ~   Matrix No. M5PW - 2290  Take 6
Lyrics ~ 1961 Version
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 
 
Recorded as a medley with:  "How Deep Is The Ocean ?" and "This Nearly Was Mine"
 

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

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Produced by Hugo & Luigi
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra, Tony Mottola on Guitar
Arrangements: Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City 
May 15th, 17th and 26th, 1961
 
Notes: ~ The music for "Smile" was originally written by Charles Chaplin
for the score of his 1936 film "Modern Times" and in it's new form was recorded
by Nat King Cole, David Whitfield and Ferrante & Teicher.

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