PERRY COMO
MAGIC MOMENTS

QUALITY RECORDS QRSP-1007

ASSEMBLED 1985 RCA INC.
 
All Selections Courtesy of RCA INC.
1985 Canada - Quality Records / Special Products
Manufactured and Distributed in Canada by Quality Records
480 Tapscott Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1B 1W3
Album Jacket: Bill Hicks Design

        Magic Moments - RCA Special Products 1985

Side OnePerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

Magic Moments  ( MONO ONLY )
Music by Burt Bacharach 
with lyrics by Hal David, 1958
 
Caterinareleased here in real stereo
Words and Music by Earl Shuman 
and Maurice "Bugs" Bower, 1961
 
Catch a Falling Star released in common with K-Tel North American Version  ( MONO ONLY )
Words and Music by Lee Pockriss 
and Paul Vance
 
I Know  ( MONO ONLY )
Words and Music by Carl Stutz 
and Edith Lindeman
 
When You Were Sweet Sixteen  ( with The Satisfiers )
Words and Music by James Thornton 
and Published 1898
 
I Believe
Words and Music by Ervin Drake, 
Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl and Al Stillman
 
Try to Rememberreleased here in real stereo ( from the musical production "The Fantasticks" )
Music by Harvey Schmidt 
with lyrics by Tom Jones
 
Love Makes the World Go 'Roundreleased here in real stereo
Words and Music by Ollie Jones
 
Prisoner of Lovereleased in common with K-Tel North American Version
Music by Russ Columbo and Clarence Gaskill 
with lyrics by Leo Robin, 1931
 
Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes ( with The Ramblers )
Words and Music by Slim Willet, 1952

        Side Two

Hot Diggity  ( Dog Ziggity Boom )released in common with K-Tel North American Version
Words and Music by Al Hoffman 
and Dick Manning, 1956
 
Round and Roundreleased in common with K-Tel North American Version( MONO ONLY )
Words and Music by Joe Shapiro 
and Lou Stallman, 1956
 
If I Loved You
Music by Richard Rodgers 
with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II 1945
 
Hello, Young Lovers ( 1960 Version ) released here in real stereo
Music by Richard Rodgers 
with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II , 1951
 
Delaware ( MONO ONLY )
Words and Music by Irving Gordon
 
Moonglow and Theme from "Picnic"released here in real stereo
Words and Music by Will Hudson, Eddie DeLange, 
and Irving Mills 1934, 1956
Theme from "Picnic" Words by Steve Allen 
with Music by George Duning 1956
 
Killing Me Softly With Her Songreleased here in real stereo
Music by Charles Fox 
with lyrics by Norman Gimbel , 1973
 
More
Music by Alex Alstone 
with lyrics by Tom Glazer
 
Ave Maria ( Schubert ) ( 1949 ) released in common with K-Tel North American Version
Original Music by Franz Schubert
Public Domain
 
( I Love You ) Don't You Forget Itreleased in common with K-Tel North American Versionreleased here in real stereo
Music by Henry Mancini 
with lyrics by Al Stillman ,1963

        Side Threereleased here in real stereo

And I Love You Soreleased in common with K-Tel North American Version
Words and Music by Don McLean
 
For The Good Times
Words and Music by Kris Kristofferson
 
( They Long to Be ) Close to You
Music by Burt Bacharach 
with lyrics by Hal David , 1970
 
Seattle ( from the Screen Gems TV production "Here Come the Brides" )
Music by Hugo Montenegro 
with words by Ernie Sheldon and Jack Keller
 
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
Music by L. Russell Brown 
with lyrics by Irwin Levine , 1973
 
Dream Along With Me  released in common with K-Tel North American Version( MONO )
Words and Music by Carl Sigman, 1956
 
What Kind of Fool Am I ?
Music by Leslie Bricusse 
with lyrics by Anthony Newley
 
Days of Wine and Roses
Music by Henry Mancini 
with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, 1962
 
Where Do I Begin ( from "Love Story" )
Music by Francis Lai 
with lyrics by Carl Sigman, 1970
 
Without a Song  ( 1951 Version ) ( MONO )
Music by Vincent Youmans 
with lyrics by Billy Rose and Edward Eliscu

        Side Fourreleased here in real stereo

It's Impossiblereleased in common with K-Tel North American Version
Music by Canache Armando Manzanero 
with lyrics by Sid Wayne
 
I Think of You
Music by Francis Albert Lai 
with lyrics by Rod McKuen
 
If ( Gates )
Words and Music by David A. Gates
 
We've Only Just Begun
Words and Music by Paul Williams 
and Roger Nichols, 1970
 
I Want to Give
Music by  J. Eduardo Ruben Carballo 
and Enrique Raul De Jesus ( J. Marcelo )
English lyrics Gene Nash
 
Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
Music by Burt Bacharach 
with lyrics by Hal David , 1969
 
You Make Me Feel So Young
Music by Joseph Myrow 
with lyrics by Mack Gordon, 1946
 
Temptation  ( 1945 Version ) ( MONO )
Music by Nacio Herb Brown 
with lyrics by Arthur Freed , 1933
 
The Way We Were
Music by Marvin Hamlisch 
with lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman , 1973
 
Sing  ( Sing a Song )
Words and Music by Joe Raposo , 1972
 
released in common with K-Tel North American VersionReleased in common with K-Tel North American Version
released here in real stereoRELEASED HERE IN REAL STEREO / TRACKS DESIGNATED "MONO ONLY" SHOULD BE STEREO
released here in real stereoAll tracks on Sides Three & Four in Stereo except as noted
Tracks differ from the original UK K-Tel Version
 
This record compilation is virtually a duplication of the 1975 UK K-Tel compilation with a few exceptions as noted. Several tracks released by K-Tel in monaural only are released here in real stereo. This compilation produced for Quality Records, Canada, appears to have been re-compiled by RCA Special Products as opposed to having been simply been remastered from the original K-Tel LP master tapes. The substitution of Perry's 1949 "Ave Maria" in place of "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" is particularly odd when one considers its sequencing between two popular songs wildly out of context.  In addition, versions of "Without a Song" and "Temptation" included here are somewhat less appropriate than those included within the UK release ten years earlier. 
 
All track detail for this 1985 compilation has been provided courtesy of Jean-Claude Ferland, Quebec, Canada, a frequent contributor to the Perry Como Discography & CD Companion throughout its evolution. This  discography is constantly improved by those who generously contribute their time and effort for the benefit of all readers.
 
All Selections Courtesy of RCA INC.
1985 Canada - Quality Records / Special Products
Manufactured and Distributed in Canada by
Quality Records
480 Tapscott Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1B 1W3
Album Jacket: Bill Hicks Design

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