Original RCA Recording

Carolina Moon

Music by Joe Burke  
with lyrics by Benny Davis , 1929Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
With Orchestra directed by Lloyd Shaffer
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 3:08
Recorded July 10, 1947   ~   Matrix No. D7VB-1271 Take 1 - 1A
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-2661-A ( P 187 )
Single Flip Side: "Body and Soul"
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-2713-B
Single Flip Side: "Haunted Heart"
UK Single release: HMV-78RPM-BD-1202 ( June 1948 )
Single Flip Side: "When Day is Done"
Single release: RCA-45RPM 47-2844 ( 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "Body and Soul"
Album issue: RCA-LP10 "A Sentimental Date With Perry Como" LPM-3035 MONO 1952
Album reissue: RCA-LP12 "A Sentimental Date With Perry Como" LPM-1177 MONO 1956
A Sentimental Date With Perry Como ~ 1952A Sentimental Date With Perry Como
Notes: ~ best remembered as the theme song of Morton Downey,
who used it on his radio shows and public appearances. Popular
recordings by Smith Ballew for Okeh, Jessie Crawford for Victor,
Gene Austin for Victor for Victor, and Ernie Felice for Capitol. 

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