Especially for You ~ original album circa 1977Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
 
Perry Como
Especially For You
 
RCA VICTOR ANL1-2485
STEREO
1977 PURE GOLD SERIES

        Side One:

Maria
Music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, 1957
  
Once Upon a Time
~ from the 1962 Stage musical "All American"
Music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams
  
( I Left My Heart ) In San Francisco
Music by George Cory and lyrics by Douglas Cross
  
Lollipops and Roses
Words and Music by Tony Velona, 1962
  
Slightly Out of Tune ( Desafinado )
Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
with original lyrics by Newton Mendonša, 1962
English lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh
 
Moon River
~ from the 1961 film "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Johnny Mercer

        Side Two:

Days of Wine and Roses
~ from the 1962 film "Days of Wine and Roses"
Music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Johnny Mercer, 1962
  
Carnival
~ from the film "Black Orpheus"
Music by Luiz Bonfa and lyrics by Antonio Mariz, 1960
English lyrics by George Weiss, Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore ( Hugo & Luigi )
  
Tina Marie recorded in monaural
~ a double charting single from June, 1955, with flip side "Fooled"
Words and Music by Bob Merrill
  
What Kind of Fool Am I ?
~ from the 1961 Stage Musical "Stop the World I Want to Get Off"
Music by Leslie Bricusse and lyrics by Anthony Newley
 
What's New ?
Music by Bob Haggart with lyrics by Johnny Burke 1939
  
More than Likely
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics by Sammy Cahn
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and the Ray Charles Singers.
 
recorded in monauralthis track monaural
 
Pure Gold Series Reissue
Produced by Ethel Gabriel
Remastering Unknown
 
Especially for You ~ original album circa 1977By Request ~ original album 1962The Songs I Love ~ original album circa 1963
 
Selections in this compilation are from the following
feature RCA Victor albums:

           BY REQUEST ~ 1962 LSP-2567

Maria
Once Upon a Time
Lollipops and Roses
Moon River
What's New ?
More Than Likely
 
Produced by Hugo & Luigi
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and the Ray Charles Singers
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson

           THE SONGS I LOVE ~ 1963 LSP-2708

( I Left My Heart ) In San Francisco
Slightly Out of Tune ( Desafinado )
Days of Wine and Roses
Carnival
What Kind of Fool Am I ?
 
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Produced by Hugo & Luigi
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson

           Tina Marie ( special single release )

Words and Music by Bob Merrill
712 Stone Avenue Music ASCAP
Arranged by Joe Reisman
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers
Recorded June 21, 1955, Webster Hall, New York City
Matrix No. F2PB 4903 Take 3
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-6192
Album issue: CAM-LP12 "Love Makes the World Go Round" CAS-805 ELECTRONIC STEREO 1964
Single Flip Side: "Fooled"
US Chart Position No. 5

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