I Wanna Go Home ( With You )Perry Como

Words and Music by Jack Joyce and Joe Candullo, 1945
Paxton Music ~ Sis 'N Bro Music Company ~ ASCAP
Original Single Release
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
 
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 2:13
 
Recorded August 11, 1949   ~ 
Matrix No. D9VB-2149 Take 1 or 1A ( take unconfirmed )
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
 
Orchestra
EVENING 8:00 PM TO 12:30 AM 
 
Conductor: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry Ross
 
Trumpet ~ Melven Solomon, Gordon Griffin, James Maxwell, James Milazzo
Trombone ~ Buddy Morrow, John D'agostino, Will Bradley, William Pritchard
Sax ~ Harry Terrill, Bernard Kaufman, Harold Feldman, Philip Zolkind
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
 
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3586-A 
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-3082-A
Single Flip Side: "Hush Little' Darlin' "
US Chart Position No. 18
 
UK Single release: HMV-78RPM-B-9925 ( June 1950 )
Single Flip Side: "Hoop-Dee-Doo"
 
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como's Wednesday Night Music Hall" CAL-551 MONO 1959
Album issue: Camden-LP12 "Perry Como's  Music Hall" CDN-142 MONO 1960
 
Perry Como's Wednesday Night Music Hall ~ 1959
Perry Como's Music Hall - 1959 UK
Alternate 'take' Release
Recorded August 11, 1949   ~  Matrix No. D9VB-2149 Take 1 or 1A ( take unconfirmed )
 
Recording Time of alternate take 2:21
 
Album issue: RCA-JAPAN-LP12 "Young Perry Como" RJL-2015-16 MONO 1981
 
The Young Perry Como ~ Japan

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Perry with the Fontane Sisters

As with the majority of recordings made by Perry during this era, there were at least two 'takes' of the same song recorded during each session. These 'takes' were most often referred to as 1 and 1A and then 2 and 2A etc., referring to a separate session and the number of 'takes' from each. It appears that there were two 'takes' from a single session for Perry's recording "I Wanna Go Home ( With You )"  and although it's not known which 'take' was released as the single, the alternate 'take' was inadvertently released in later years, first within the Japanese compilation "Young Perry Como" in 1981 and again within the 1993 CD compilation "Yesterday & Today ~ A Celebration in Song". This has never been acknowledged by the label but it's an indication of just how many unheard recorded 'takes' are sitting within the archival vaults of BMG.

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