Original RCA Recording

It's Easter TimePerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Words and Music by Meredith Willson
Frank Music Corporation & Meredith Willson Music ASCAP
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and Chorus ( under the direction of Ray Charles )
 
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording Time 3:18
 
Recorded January 31, 1952   ~   Matrix No. E2VB-5077 Take 1 - 1A
Recorded March 4, 1952   ~ Matrix No. E2VB-5077 Take 2 - 2A
Lyrics
SESSION MUSICIANS & CHORAL
March 4, 1952 
A&R Production Hy Grill and Dave Kapp
 
Orchestra
 
Leader: Mitchell Ayres
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross
 
Sax ~ Harry Terrill
Sax ~ Bernard Kaufman
Sax ~ Philip Zolkind
Sax ~ Stanley Webb
 
Trumpet ~ Bernard Privin 
Trumpet ~ Carle Poole  
Trumpet ~ James Milazzo 
 
Trombone ~ L. McGarity 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri 
 
Bass ~ Robert Haggart 
 
Violin ~ Sylvan Shulman 
Violin ~ Zelly Smirnoff 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Raoul Poliakin 
Violin ~ Harry Melnikoff 
Violin ~ Felix Orlewitz 
Violin ~ Maurice Hershaft 
Violin ~ Harry Urbont 
 
Drums ~ J. Blowers 
 
Viola ~ Isadore Zir 
Viola ~ Howard Kay 
 
Cello ~ Maurice Brown 
Cello ~ Abram Borodkin 
 
French Horn ~ John Barrows
French Horn ~ Anthony Miranda
 
Choralchoral support from "The Ray Charles Singers"
 
UNIDENTIFIED CHORUS 
 
Single release: RCA-78/45RPM-20/47-4631-A
Single Flip Side: "One Little Candle"
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With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and Chorus ( under the direction of Ray Charles )
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded March 4, 1952

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