I Believe - Original Long Play 1953
 
RECORDING SESSIONS

Perry's first full album of original recordings as "Songs of All Faiths" was recorded and released in 1953 on the 10" LP format. These eight hymns were later combined with four others in 1956 to form the 12" format LP which remained on release for more than thirty years.

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Recorded September 24th ~ November 23rd, 1953

Album Sessions for "I Believe" LPM-3188
Recorded at Manhattan Center & RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
With Orchestra and Chorus under the direction of Hugo Winterhalter & Mitchell Ayres
and Chorus under the direction of Ray Charles where noted

           September 24, 1953

Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
With Orchestra and Chorus under the direction of Hugo Winterhalter
I Believe   E3VB - 1984  Take 1 ( NOT RELEASED )
Onward Christian Soldiers E3VB - 1985  Take 1 

September 29, 1953

Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
With Orchestra under the direction of Mitchell Ayres
and Chorus under the direction of Ray Charles
Act of Contrition   E3VB - 1986  Take 1 
Nearer My God To Thee E3VB - 1987 Take 1 
Abide With Me   E3VB - 1988  Take 1 
Goodnight Sweet Jesus E3VB - 1989 Take 1 

November 17, 1953

Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Eli Eli   E3VB - 1990  Take 1 
Kol Nidrei E3VB - 1991 Take ( FIRST PART ) 

November 23, 1953

Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
I Believe   E3VB - 1984  Take 2 
Kol Nidrei E3VB - 1991 Take ( COMPLETED ) | 
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