Papa Loves Mambo

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"Papa Loves Mambo"
Single by Perry Como
B-side "The Things I Didn't Do"
Released 1954
Format 7", 10"
Recorded August 31, 1954
Length 2:38
Label RCA Records
Songwriter(s) Al Hoffman
Dick Manning
Bix Reichner
Producer(s) Joe Reisman

"Papa Loves Mambo" is a popular song written by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, and Bix Reichner and published in 1954.

The best-known version was recorded by Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres's orchestra in New York City on August 31, 1954. The song was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-5857 (i USA)[1] and by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number B 10776. The US release peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard chart in that same year.

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Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1954/1955) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ RCA Victor Records in the 20-5550 to 20-9999 series
  2. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved October 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved October 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ "45cat.com". 45cat.com. Retrieved October 10, 2017. 
  5. ^ "45cat.com". 45cat.com. Retrieved October 10, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Perry Como – Papa Loves Mambo" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved September 9, 2013.

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