1949 45 RPM Box Set1952 45 RPM Extended Play GatefoldPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
PERRY 
COMO SINGS
Merry Christmas Music
 
RCA VICTOR MUSICAL SMART SET 78RPM P-161 ( 1947 )
WP-161 / EPB-3023 ( E2PW-0411/12/13/14 )
45 RPM 4 RECORD BOX SET ( ASSEMBLED 1949 )
45 RPM EXTENDED PLAY 2 RECORD GATEFOLD ( 547-0116/17 ) ( ASSEMBLED 1952 )
ORIGINAL MONAURAL RECORDINGS

        Record One ~ EP 1 Side A

That Christmas Feelin'
Words and Music by Bennie Benjamin and George Weiss
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
 
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Words and Music by Walter Kent, Kim Gannon and Buck Ram
With Russ Case, his Orchestra and Chorus

        Record Two ~ EP 1 Side B

Silent Night
Words and Music by Joseph Mohr and Franz Gruber
With Organ and Choir conducted by Russ Case
 
O Come All Ye Faithful ( Adeste Fideles )
Latin Hymn translated by Frederick Oakeley
With Organ and Choir conducted by Russ Case

        Record Three ~ EP 2 Side A

Jingle Bells
Words and Music by J.S. Pierpoint
With Russ Case, his Orchestra and Chorus
 
White Christmas ~ added in 1947
Words and Music by Irving Berlin, 1942
With Mixed Chorus and Lloyd Shaffer's Orchestra
Recorded July 10, 1947, New York

        Record Four ~ EP 2 Side B

Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Words and Music by Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots , 1934
With Russ Case and his Orchestra and The Satisfiers
 
Winter Wonderland
Words and Music by Felix Bernard and Dick Smith
With Russ Case and His Orchestra and The Satisfiers
 
~ with Russ Case and His Orchestra, Organ and Mixed Choir, recorded August 1, 6, 20 and 22, 1946
This set was released in several formats under the title "Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music. "
The original compilation included "O Little Town of Bethlehem", recorded during the 1946 sessions, which was substituted in 1947 and subsequent compilations with Irving Berlin’s "White Christmas," recorded with Lloyd Shaffer and His Orchestra that year.
 
Merry Christmas Music ~ LPM 51 / LPM-3023 circa 1951/2Merry Christmas Music ~ 1956 compilation albumMerry Christmas Music ~ 1961 Camden re-release

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