Original RCA Recording

It's A Lovely Day TodayPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

~ from the 1950 Broadway Musical "Call Me Madam"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin , 1950
Irving Berlin Music Inc. ~ ASCAP
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 2:38
Recorded September 26, 1950   ~  Matrix No. E0VB - 5676  Take 1 - 1A
EVENING 8:00 PM TO 12:00 AM 
Conductor: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry Ross
Trumpet ~ Melven Solomon, Bernard Privin, James Milazzo
Trombone ~ Buddy Morrow, John D'agostino, Warren Covington
Sax ~ Harry Terrill, Bernard Kaufman, Stanley Webb, Philip Zolkind
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
String Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
Drums ~ Norris Shawker 
Single release: RCA-78/45RPM-20/47-3945-B
Single Flip Side: "You're Just In Love ( I Wonder Why )"
Perry Como Sings Hits From Broadway Shows ~ 1956
Notes: ~ Introduced by Russell Nype and Galina Talva in the Broadway Musical
"Call Me Madam".  In the 1953 Hollywood Musical "Call Me Madam" it was sung
by Donald O'Connor and Vera-Ellen.
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