Lightly Latin - 1966

Little Boat  ( O Barquinho )Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Music by Ronaldo Boscoli with lyrics by Roberto Menescal and Buddy Kaye
Album Sessions "Lightly Latin" LSP-3552 Matrix Nos. SPRS 6240/41 14S
Produced by Andy Wiswell
Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito
Choral Director: Ray Charles and the Ray Charles Singers.
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Recorded  December 30th, 1965    ~   Matrix No. SPA1 6228 Take 7    
Lightly Latin ~ RCA Victor 1966
A song recorded during the sessions for Perry's 1966 album "Lightly Latin" from which
there were four songs recorded that weren't released within the album. One song,
"Happiness Comes, Happiness Goes"  appears to have been a warm-up song for the
sessions ( it was recorded again and later released in 1969 ) but there are three Latin
lavoured songs, including this one, which will be of great interest to those who prize
this unique album from Perry's repertoire. These are among the first recordings with
Nick Perito replacing Mitchell Ayres as arranger, conductor, and they also mark Perry's
return to the more conventional recording environment of New York.

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