THE RECORDING SESSIONS  1943 ~ 1949

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June 20, 1943Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded during the American Federation of Musicians ( AFM ) recording ban
Vocal with unidentified mixed chorus only
           Goodbye, Sue   D3VB - 79  Take 1-1A & 2-2A
There'll Soon Be A Rainbow   D3VB - 80  Take 1-1A & 2-2A
Secretly   D3VB - 81  Take 1-1A     NOT RELEASED 

December 01, 1943

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded during the American Federation of Musicians ( AFM ) recording ban
Vocal with unidentified mixed chorus only
           Have I Stayed Away Too Long?   D3VB - 192  Take 1-1A - 2 & 3
I've Had This Feeling Before ( But Never Like This )   D3VB - 193  Take 1-1A & 2

February 08, 1944

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded during the American Federation of Musicians ( AFM ) recording ban
Vocal with unidentified mixed chorus only
           Long Ago ( And Far Away )  D4VB - 31  Take 1-1A & 2- 2A
I Love You  D4VB - 32  Take 1-1A & 2- 2A

June 27, 1944

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 1, New York City
Recorded during the American Federation of Musicians ( AFM ) recording ban
Vocal with unidentified mixed chorus only
           Lili Marlene  D4VB - 183  Take 1-1A
First Class Private Mary Brown  D4VB - 183  Take 1-1A

December 08, 1944

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 1, New York City
With Orchestra Conducted by Lew Martin
           More and More  D4VB - 467  Take 1-1A & 2- 2A & 3 - 3A
I Dream of You ( More Than You Dream I Do )  D4VB - 468  Take 1-1A & 2- 2A
I Wish We Didn't Have To Say Goodnight  D4VB - 469  Take 1-1A & 2- 2A

December 11, 1944

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 1, New York City
With Orchestra Conducted by Lew Martin
           I'm Confessin' ( That I Love You )   D4VB - 470  Take 1 & 2 & 3 - 3A

March 27, 1945

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra Conducted by Ted Steele
With Mixed Quartet on "I Love You Truly"
Produced by Lew Martin
I Love You Truly   D5VB - 165  Take 1A - 1B
I'll Always Be With You   D5VB - 166  Take 1A - 1B
Temptation   D5VB - 167  Take 1A - 1B

The Russ Case Collection Volume 1

May 19th, 1945 ~ July 15, 1946    complete sessions

Perry Como with Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case in 1945 & 1946 ( 23 recordings )
with The Satisfiers on "( Did You Ever Get ) That Feeling In The Moonlight" , "( A Hubba-Hubba-Hubba ) Dig You Later", "Little Man You've Had a Busy Day" , "A Garden In The Rain" and "Blue Skies"
Recorded at Lottos Club * and RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Produced by Herb Hendler & Eli Oberstein ( believed to be but not confirmed )

        RCA Victor Musical Smart Set

August 1st ~ 22nd, 1946    complete sessions

RCA Victor Musical Smart Set "PERRY COMO SINGS Merry Christmas Music" CP-3 / LPM-51
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Russ Case and His Orchestra, Organ and Choir and The Satisfiers

           October 17, 1946

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra under the direction of Lloyd Shaffer
           That's The Beginning of The End   D6VB - 3074  Take 1 - 1A
Sonata   D6VB - 3075  Take 1 - 1A

December 12, 1946

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Orchestra Conducted by Lloyd Shaffer with the Satisfiers on "I Gotta Gal I Love"
           What Am I Gonna Do About You ?   D6VB - 3382  Take 1 - 1A
I Gotta Gal I Love ( In North And South Dakota )   D6VB - 3383  Take 1 - 1A

December 19, 1946

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra conducted by Lloyd Shaffer
           That's Where I Came In   D6VB - 3489  Take 1 - 1A
I Want To Thank Your Folks   D6VB - 3490 Take 1 - 1A

January 23, 1947

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra conducted by Lloyd Shaffer
           Easter Parade   D7VB - 89  Take 1 - 1A
Song Of Songs   D7VB - 90  Take 1 - 1A

April 10, 1947

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Orchestra Conducted by Lloyd Shaffer with the Satisfiers
Produced by Charles Grean
           Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba ( My Bambino Go to Sleep )   D7VB - 247  Take 1 - 1A
When You Were Sweet Sixteen   D7VB - 248  Take 1 - 1A

May 29, 1947

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra Conducted by Lloyd Shaffer and The Satisfiers
With Helen Carroll on "When Tonight Is Just a Memory"
Produced by Mr. Kissinger
           I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now  D7VB - 923  Take 1 - 1A
When Tonight Is Just A Memory   D7VB - 924  Take 1 - 1A

July 10, 1947

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra directed by Lloyd Shaffer
           Carolina Moon   D7VB - 1271  Take 1 - 1A
White Christmas   D7VB - 1272  Take 1 - 1A

The Russ Case Collection ( Volume 2 )

July 11th ~ December 30th, 1947   complete sessions

Perry Como with Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case in 1947 ( 31 recordings )
with The Satisfiers on "Love Me Or Leave Me" , "I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling" ,
"When You're Smiling" and "Rambling Rose" with The Mariners on "If You Had All the World and It's Gold"
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Produced by Eli Oberstein ( believed to be but not confirmed )

           May 4th, 25th, 29th and July 10th, 1848

~ recorded for the 1948 M-G-M film "Words and Music"
Perry Como with Allyn McLerie and Chorus
Musical Direction: Lennie Hayton
Orchestration: Conrad Salinger
Vocal Arrangements: Robert Tucker
Musical numbers staged and directed by: Robert Alton
           You're Nearer   MGM Matrix No. 27474 /  Not Used
Mountain Greenery   MGM Matrix No. 27490 /  Scene 2415
Blue Room   MGM Matrix No. 27494 /  Scene 2417
Lover   MGM Matrix No. 27501 /  Not Used
My Heart Stood Still   MGM Matrix No. 27502 /  Not Used
With a Song in My Heart   MGM Matrix No. 27503 /  Scene 2427

December 2, 1948

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
           N'yot N'yow ( The Pussycat Song )   D8VB - 3990  Take 1 - 1A

December 14, 1948

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
           Far Away Places   D8VB - 3991  Take 1 - 1A
Missouri Waltz   D8VB - 4054  Take 1 - 1A

December 17, 1948

Recorded at NBC Studio 3, New York City
With Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
           Blue Room   D8VB - 4080  Take 1 - 1A

December 23, 1948

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
           With A Song In My Heart   D8VB - 4081  Take 1 - 1A

January 13, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Mitchell Ayres
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
           I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore   D9VB - 102  Take 1 - 1A
Forever and Ever   D9VB - 103  Take 1 - 1A

March 01, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Mitchell Ayres
Background vocals by The Fontane Sisters on "A You're Adorable"
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
           'A' — You're Adorable   D9VB - 218  Take 1 - 1A
Some Enchanted Evening   D9VB - 233  Take 1 - 1A
Bali Ha'i   D9VB - 234  Take 1 - 1A

May 03, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
           Two Little New Little Blue Little Eyes   D9VB - 1355  Take 1 - 1A
Give Me Your Hand   D9VB - 1356  Take 1 - 1A

May 24, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
and Chorus on "Let's Take an Old Fashioned Walk"
Produced by Charles Grean
           Just One Way To Say I Love You   D9VB - 1576  Take 1 - 1A
Let's Take An Old-Fashioned Walk   D9VB - 1577  Take 1 - 1A

July 07, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
           I Wish I Had A Record ( Of The Promises You Made )   D9VB - 1810  Take 1 - 1A
The Meadows of Heaven   D9VB - 1811  Take 1 - 1A

August 11, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
and The Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean
           A Dreamer's Holiday   D9VB - 2148  Take 1 - 1A
I Wanna Go Home ( With You )   D9VB - 2149  Take 1 - 1A

September 30, 1949

Recorded at Church of Incarnation, New York City
With Choir and Organ directed by Mitchell Ayres
           Ave Maria   D9VC - 1953  Take 1 - 1A
The Lord's Prayer   D9VC - 1954  Take 1 - 1A

October 03, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Background vocals by The Fontane Sisters on "Hush Little Darlin'"
           Hush Little Darlin'   D9VB - 2318  Take 1 - 1A
A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes   D9VB - 2319  Take 1 - 1A

November 07, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Background vocals by The Fontane Sisters
           Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo ( The Magic Song )   D9VB - 2471  Take 1 - 1A

December 01, 1949

Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
           Please Believe Me   D9VB - 2472  Take 1 - 1A
Did Anyone Ever Tell You Mrs. Murphy   D9VB - 2473  Take 1 - 1A
My Child   D9VB - 2474  Take 1 - 1A     NOT RELEASED 

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