Papa Loves Mambo

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"Papa Loves Mambo"
Single by Perry Como
B-side "The Things I Didn't Do"
Released September, 1954
Format 7", 10"
Recorded August 31, 1954
Genre Traditional pop, Jazz
Length 2:38
Label RCA Records
Writer(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. The song was covered by singers Nat King Cole, Johnnie Ray, Bing Crosby (in his performance called «Mama Loves Papa»), Renato Carosone, Gisele MacKenzie, Stuart Foster, Grandpa Jones & Minnie Pearl and Russell Arms.

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Chart (1954/1955) Peak
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 1


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