Vaya Con Dios  ( May God Be With You )Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Words and Music by Larry Russell, Buddy Pepper and Inez James, 1953
 
Recorded in medley with:
"You Made Me Love You" / "I May Be Wrong" / "Like Someone In Love"
 
"Dear Perry" Medley Arranged by Jack Andrews and Joe Lipman
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 3:04
Full Medley Recording Time 10:21
 
Recorded February 13, 1958   ~   Matrix No. J2PB-1597 Take 6
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
February 13, 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 ~ Harold Keins
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind 
 
Trumpet ~ Malven Soloman 
Trumpet ~ James Maxwell 
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
Trumpet ~ Bernie Glow 
 
Trombone ~ Robert Byrne 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ Robert Alexander 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Tosha Samaroff 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Harry Hoffman 
Violin ~ Fima Fidelman 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Fred Buldrini 
Violin ~ Ralph Silverman 
Violin ~ Samuel Rand 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Maurice Bialkin
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Al Casamenti
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Harp ~ Gloria Agostini
 
Drums ~ James Crawford 
Drums ~ Philip Kraus
 
Bass ~ George Shaw
 
Choral
 
Contractor: Ray Charles
 
Lois Winter
Sue Singleton
Trudy Packer 
Carla Houston 
Rae Whitney  
Joyce De Young 
Anne Ryan 
 
Saturday Night With Mr. C. - LSP-1971
 
 
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With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
& The Ray Charles Singers
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
Recorded February 12 ~ 20 & March 5 ~ 12, 1958
Produced by Joe Reisman
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
 
Notes: ~ a big hit for Les Paul and Mary Ford in 1953 for Capitol records.

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