Perry Como

Wonderful Baby
Words and Music by Don McLean
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Vocal Accompaniment by The Nashville Sounds
Arranged and Conducted by William E. Justis
Produced by Chet Atkins
Piano ~ David Briggs, Randy Goodrum
Electric Piano ~ Beegie Cruser
Bass ~ Mike Leech, Henry Strzelecki
Drums ~ Larrie Londin, Kenny Malone, Buddy Harman
Rhythm guitar ~ John Christopher, Paul Yandell, Bobby Thompson
Electric guitar ~ Reggie Young, Pete Wade, Grady Martin
Recorded in RCA Victor's "Nashville Sound" Studio, 
Nashville, Tennessee
Recording Engineer: Chuck Seitz
Recording Technicians: Mike Shockley, 
George Bennett and Bubba Campbell
Recorded in Stereo & and QuadraDisc 4-Channel
Recording Time 3:01
Recorded January 8th, 1975  ~ Matrix No. EWA4-0608 Take 1 +
Over Dub January 22nd, 1975  ~ Matrix No. EWA4-0608 Take O.D.
Single release: RCA-45RPM-PB-10257-B
Single Flip Side: "World of Dreams"
Japan Single release: RCA SS-2467
Single Flip Side: "World of Dreams"
Notes:  This song was recorded during the album sessions for "Just Out of Reach"
but excluded from final release. Perry recorded at least 19 tracks in Nashville during these
sessions in 1975 of which 10 were released in the final album and two additional as singles only.
The original title track for the album was intended to be "World of Dreams"
composed especially for Perry by British crooner Des O'Connor.
Just Out of Reach ~ 1975
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Produced by Chet Atkins
Arranged and Conducted by Cam Mullins,
Mike Leech and William E. Justis
Vocal Accompaniment by The Nashville Sounds
Recorded January 7th ~ May 28th, 1975

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