Original RCA Recording

The Song of SongsPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Music by Harold Vicars and lyrics by Clarence Lucas , 1914
Original French lyrics by Maurice Vancaire
With Orchestra Conducted by Lloyd Shaffer
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recording Time 2:45
Recorded January 23, 1947   ~  Matrix No. D7VB-90 Take 1 - 1A
January 23, 1947 
A&R Production Eli Oberstein
EVENING 7:00 TO 9:00 PM 
Leader: Lloyd Shaffer
Contractor: Richard Kissinger
Sax ~ Arthur Baker 
Sax ~ John Ingram 
Sax ~ Nicholas Caiazza
Sax ~ Albert Klink 
Sax ~ Edwin Hellman 
Sax ~ Emanuel Weinstock 
Sax ~ Bernard Privin 
Sax ~ John Owens 
Trombone ~ John D'agostino 
Trombone ~ George Arus 
Trombone ~ Frank Saracco 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
Bass ~ Frank Carroll 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland
Guitar ~ Allen Hanlon 
Harp ~ Elaine Vito 
Violin ~ Harry Katzman 
Violin ~ William Lockwood 
Violin ~ Mac Ceppos 
Violin ~ Charles Jaffe 
Violin ~ Henry Berv 
Violin ~ Max Senofsky 
Violin ~ Robert Freda 
Viola ~ Samuel Persoff 
Cello ~ Emil Borsody 
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-2142-A
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-3226
Single Flip Side: "Easter Parade"
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3300-B ( P-237 )
Single release: RCA-45RPM 47-2888 ( 1949 )
Single Flip Side: "When You Were Sweet Sixteen"
RCA Gold Standard Series  78/45-RPM-420/447-0106
Single Flip Side: "Easter Parade"
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With Orchestra Conducted by Lloyd Shaffer
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded January 23, 1947
Notes: ~ An English translation of the French song "Chanson du Coeur Brise" 
for which the original French words were by Maurice Vancaire.

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