Original RCA Recording

Far Away PlacesPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Words and Music by Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney, 1948
Bourne Co. ~ ASCAP
With Orchestra Conducted by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 3:02
Recorded December 14, 1948   ~   Matrix No. D8VB-3991 Take 1 - 1A
December 14, 1948 
A&R Production J. Burgess and Charles Grean
AFTERNOON 3:00 TO 6:00 PM 
Leader: Henri René
Contractor: Union Musicians
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff  
Violin ~ M. Tartasky 
Violin ~ H. Glickman 
Violin ~ K. Dieterle 
Violin ~ S. Rand 
Violin ~ M. Schumitsky 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Zelly Smirnoff 
Violin ~ B. Lambert 
Cello ~ F. Tulli 
Cello ~ M. Brown 
Viola ~ Isador Zir 
Viola ~ H. Pakaln 
Piano ~ J. Guarnieri
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Drums ~ E. Shawker 
Bass ~ J. Teiko 
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3316-A
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-3267
Single Flip Side: "Missouri Waltz"
US Chart Position No. 4 ( 1 Week ) Chart Debut: January 15, 1949
UK Single release: HMV-78RPM-BD-1242 ( May 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "Better Luck Next Time"
Album issue: RCA-LP10 "Supper Club Favorites" LPM-3044 MONO ASSEMBLED MAY 1952
Album issue: RCA-45RPM-EP "COMO-TION" EPA-5128 MONO 1960
Supper Club Favorites ~ 1953COMO-TION ~ 1960 release
Notes: Nineteen weeks on "Your Hit Parade", three times in the #1 position,
this song had Top 10 records for Bing Crosby, Margaret Whiting and Dinah
Shore in addition to Perry's #4 position.

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