A Sentimental Date With Perry Como ~ 1956
 
A Sentimental Date with Perry Como
RCA VICTOR LPM-1177
MONAURAL MATRIX NO. F2PP-7422/3
ASSEMBLED IN 1956

        Side One

When Day Is Done
~ a German song originally titled "Madonna, Du Bist Sch÷ner als der Sonnenschein!"
Music and original German lyrics by Robert Katscher , 1926
English lyrics by B.G. DeSylva
 
Carolina Moon
~ best remembered as the theme song of Morton Downey, who used it on his radio shows and public appearances.
Music by  Joe Burke and lyrics by Benny Davis , 1929
 
What'll I Do?
~ featured in "Big City", 1948, sung by Danny Thomas
Words and Music by Irving Berlin, 1924
 
If We Can't Be The Same Old Sweethearts ( We'll Just Be The Same Old Friends )
~ featured by Andy Russell and The Pied Pipers in the mid-forties
Music by James V. Monaco and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy , 1915
 
Blue Room  added in 1956
~ from the 1948 M-G-M film "Words and Music"
Words and Music by Rodgers and Hart, 1926
 
With A Song In My Heart  added in 1956
~ from the 1948 M-G-M film "Words and Music"
Words and Music by Rodgers and Hart, 1926

        Side Two

I'm Always Chasing Rainbows ( with The Satisfiers )
~ melody adapted from Chopin's "Fantaisie Impromptu in C# Minor
Music by Harry Carroll and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, 1917, 1946
 
Love Me Or Leave Me  ( with The Satisfiers )
~ from the 1928 Stage musical "Whoopee"
Music by Walter Donaldson and lyrics by Gus Kahn
 
Body and Soul
~ from the United Artists Film "Body and Soul"
Music by Johnny Green and lyrics by Robert B. Sour, Edward Heyman, and Frank Eyton
 
When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver ( I Will Love You Just The Same )
~ a popular song on radio with leading recording by "Bud and Joe Billings"
Music by Peter De Rose and lyrics by Charles Tobias, 1930
 
Lies ( with The Ramblers ) added in 1956
~ popular flipside to Perry's 1952 gold record "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes"
Music by Harry Barris and lyrics by George Springer, 1930
 
No Other Loveadded in 1956
~ from the 1953 Stage Musical "Me and Juliet"
Words and Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, 1953
 
added in 1956 added in 1956 for the 12" LP format
 
This compilation album is an expansion of Perry's original Musical Smart Set and 10" LP
with the addition of four songs: "Blue Room" and "Without a Song" were recorded in
December, 1948, for the last Hollywood Musical in which Perry appeared, while "No Other Love"
and "Lies" were two popular hits for Perry in 1953. The first three were recorded with Henri RenÚ
and His Orchestra and "Lies" was recorded with Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and The Ramblers
and a popular flipside to Perry's Gold Record "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes".
Winterhalter also produced "No Other Love" which was based on the haunting theme
"Beneath the Southern Cross" written for the television series "Victory at Sea" telecast by
NBC-TV for twenty-six weeks during 1952-1953.
 
Original eight tracks with Russ Case and His Orchestra, with the exception of "Body and Soul" with Lloyd Shaffer
Recorded July 10th & 11th and September 25th & 30th, 1947 with the exception of "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows"
which was recorded in 1945.

A Sentimental Date With Perry Como ~ album botesA Sentimental Date With Perry Como ~ 195245 RPM Box Set Version45 Extended Play Version - 8 Songs78 RPM Smart Set

RCA 78 RPM 4 RECORD MUSICAL SMART SET P-187 ( 8 SONGS ) 
RECORD NOS. 20-2660 / 2661 / 2662 / 2663 ( circa 1947 / 48 )
 
RCA 45 RPM 3 RECORD MUSICAL SMART SET WP-187 ( 6 SONGS ) 
RECORD NOS. 47-2843 / 2844 / 2845 ( circa 1949 )
 
RCA 45 RPM EP SET EPB-3035 ( 2 DISC ) ( 8 SONGS ) ( circa 1952 )
RECORD NOS. 547-0033/34 ( E2PW-0173/74/75/76 ) 
 
RCA 10"  LPM-3035 ( E2VL-4469/70 )  ( 8 SONGS )
ASSEMBLED 1952
 
RCA 12"  LPM-1177 ( F2PP-7422/3 )  ( 12 SONGS )
ASSEMBLED 1956

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