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THE RECORDING SESSIONS  1970 ~ 1974

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"It's Impossible" Japan Single

May 5, 1970
Produced by Ernie Altschuler
Arranged and Conducted by Marty Manning
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Love Is Spreading Over The World    ZPA1-5386 Take 1 +
Long Life, Lots of Happiness     ZPA1-5387 Take 1 +  
It's Impossible    ZPA1-5388 Take 1 +
May 6, 1970
Produced by Ernie Altschuler
Arranged and Conducted by Marty Manning
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson
Don't Leave Me    ZPA1-5389 Take 1 +
Turn Around    ZPA1-5390 Take 1 +   Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
It's Impossible     ZPA1-5388 Take 2 +    Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"

Pertry Como In Person ~ 'Live' Recording

June 25, 26, and 27, 1970     complete sessions
Produced by Ernie Altschuler
Recorded 'LIVE'  at the International Hotel, Las Vegas for the album "Perry Como In Person"
Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito with Vocal Accompaniment by The Doodletown Pipers
Special Material and Musical Consultant: Ray Charles
Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford
It's Impossible ~ Sessions
November 23rd , 1970 ~ February 10th, 1971     complete sessions
Album Sessions "It's Impossible" RCA Victor LSP-4473 S/N ZPRS-9168/9
Produced by Don Costa Productions, Inc.
Conducted by Nick Perito
Arranged by Don Costa, Richard Palombi and Nick Perito
Recorded at The International Hotel, Las Vegas
Recording Engineer: Mickey Crofford
 
Title track "It's Impossible" Produced by Ernie Altschuler
Arranged and Conducted by Marty Manning
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City, May 5th or 6th, 1970
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson

I Think Of You ~ Sessions

January 14th ~ April 30th, 1971    complete sessions
Album sessions for "I Think of You" RCA Victor LSP-4539 S/N APRS-4673/4
Produced by Don Costa Productions, Inc.
Arranged and Conducted by Don Costa with The Ray Charles Singers
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City
Recording Engineer: Tony Salvatore
And I Love You So ~ Sessions
January 15th ~ April 4th, 1973    complete sessions
Album sessions for "And I Love You So" RCA Victor APL1- 0100 S/N APL1-0100-A/B
Produced by Chet Atkins
Arranged by Cam Mullins and Bergen White
Recorded in RCA Victor's "Nashville Sound" Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
Engineered by Tom Pick with Recording Technicians, Roy Shockley and Milton Henderson   
Recorded in Living Stereo & and QuadraDisc 4-Channel
Recorded June 4th ~ August 17th, 1973    session detail
Follow up sessions to "And I Love You So"
Produced by Chet Atkins
Arranged and Conducted by Bill McElhiney
Recorded in RCA Victor's "Nashville Sound" Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
Recording Engineers ( unknown )   
Recorded in Living Stereo & and QuadraDisc 4-Channel
Ahora Que Soy Libre ( I Want To Give )   CWA4-1395 Take 1 +   Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
Yo Te Quiero Asi ( And I Love You So )    CWA4-1396 Take 1 +  Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
Welcome Home    CWA4-1498 Take 1 +  Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
Walk Right Back    CWA4-1499 Take 1 +
Somehow    CWA4-1500 Take 1 +  Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
Woman Of The World    CWA4-1501 Take 1 +   Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
I'll Take My Chances With You    CWA4-1502 Take 1 +   Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
Turn The World Around    CWA4-1503 Take 1 +  Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
Love Don't Care ( Where It Grows )  CWA4-1512 Take 1 +

Perry ~ Sessions

January 4th, ~ May 1st, 1974    complete sessions
Album sessions for "Perry" RCA Victor CPL1-0585 S/N CPL1-0585-A/B
Produced by Pete Spargo
Arranged and conducted by Nick Perito with the Ray Charles Singers
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio "C," New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson and Recording Technicians: Joe Lopes and Tom Brown
Recorded in Living Stereo & and QuadraDisc 4-Channel
August 07, 1974
Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Pete Spargo
with The London Boys Choir
Recorded for the original 1974 Columbia Pictures film soundtrack "The Odessa File"
London recordings conducted by Anthony Bowles and Alan Doggett
Christmas Dream
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Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British" ~ original recordings not released on vinyl

 

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