Perry Como ~ We Get Letters 1957

Swingin' Down the Lane
~ featured in the 1951 Kahn biography "I'll See You In My Dreams"
Music by Isham Jones and lyrics by Gus Kahn , 1923 
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With "Como's Little Combo" a section of Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and Mel Davis trumpet solo
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 3, 155 East 24th Street, New York City
A&R Producer: Ed O. Welker 
Recording Engineer: not listed
Final Recording Time 2:10
 
Recorded February 12, 1957  ~ Matrix No. H2PB 1652 Take 6
Lyrics
Leader: Mitchell Ayres 
Contractor: Henry "Hank" Ross ( Sax )
Trumpet ~ Mel Davis
Sax ~ Abraham Richman 
Piano ~ Henry Rowland 
Guitar ~ Danny Perri
Guitar ~ Anthony "Tony" Mottola 
Bass ~ Jack Lasberg 
Drums ~ Terry Snyder 
 
. . .  a cross-section of the requests that Perry Como sings on his weekly TV show. The style is relaxed,
the backgrounds ( by a section of the Mitchell Ayres' orchestra known during the recording sessions
as "Como's Little Combo" ) are light and easy, and Perry's singing is, as always, superb.
 
Perry Como ~ We Get Letters original album 

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Instrumental backing by  "Como's Little Combo"
a section of Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra with Mel Davis Trumpet Solo
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 3, 155 East 24th Street, New York City
A&R Producer: Ed O. Welker 
Recorded February 12, 1957

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