Original RCA Recording

If Wishes Were KissesPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Words and Music by Larry Stock and Milton Drake
Roncom Music Company / Sony Tunes Inc. ~ BMI
 
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
 
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording Time 2:54
 
Recorded November 28, 1950   ~  Matrix No. E0VB-6216 Take 1 - 1A
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS
 
Orchestra
EVENING 6:30 TO 10:00 PM 
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman, Zelly Smirnoff, Anthony Eidus, Mac Ceppos,
Harry Melnikoff, Fred Buldrini, Felix Orlewitz, Maurice Hershaft 
Viola ~ Harold Furmansky, Howard Kay 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown, F. Miller 
Trumpet ~ Melven Solomon, Bernard Privin, James Milazzo 
Trombone ~ Buddy Morrow, John D'agostino 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill, Bernard Kaufman, Philip Zolkind, Stanley Webb
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
 
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-4344-B
Single Flip Side: "Here's To My Lady"
 

Perry Como's Wednesday Night Music Hall ~ 1959

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With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded November 28, 1950

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