Perry Como ~ We Get Letters 1957
 
RECORDING SESSIONS
 
This is one of Perry's most significant and well executed "theme" albums but it is clear that the idea developed over a long period of time and as a result of considerable experimentation. Recordings for the album appear to have begun as early as June, 1956, continuing to late February, 1957.  All of the recordings predate full stereo but many of them may have been recorded in two channel binaural, especially those recorded in early 1957.
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Recorded June 18th, 1956 & February 12th & 19th, 1957
Album Sessions for "WE GET LETTERS" LPM-1085 Matrix No. F2PP-4734/5
Recorded at Webster Hall, RCA Victor Studio's  2 & 3, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra & "Como's Little Combo"
All tracks are monaural
June 18, 1956
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Somebody Loves Me  G2PB 5548 Take 3
They Can't Take that Away From Me  G2PB 5653 Take ( To Follow )
Sposin'  G2PB 5654 Take 5 & 2 ( Comp. )
It's Been a Long, Long Time G2PB 5655 Take 3 & 4 ( Comp. ) Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
If I Could Be With You ( One Hour Tonight )   G2PB 5656 Take 3 Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
February 12, 1957
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 3, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
That's What I Like    H2PB 1538 Take 6
South of the Border ( Down Mexico Way )  H2PB 1539 Take 5
I Had the Craziest Dream  H2PB 1540 Take 9
Angry   H2PB 1541 Take 1 +
Swingin' Down the Lane   H2PB 1652 Take 6
February 19, 1957
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 3, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
It's Easy to Remember  H2PB 1779 Take 8
'Deed I Do   H2PB 1780 Take 7
Honey, Honey ( Bless Your Heart )  H2PB 1781 Take ( To Follow )
Sleepy Time Gal  H2PB 1782 Take 5
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Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British" ~ original recordings not released on vinyl

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