Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Forever

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Forever

Perry Como

RCA VICTOR AYL1-4526
STEREO
ASSEMBLED 1982

        Side One:

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Forever
~ recorded for Perry Como's French-Canadian Christmas Television Special, 1981
Music by Nick Perito and lyrics by Richard B. Matheson
 
Toyland
~ from Perry's 1968 RCA Victor LP "The Perry Como Christmas Album"
Words and Music by Victor Herbert
Arranged and Adapted by Nick Perito
 
Christ Is Born
~ from Perry's 1968 RCA Victor LP "The Perry Como Christmas Album"
Original Music by Monsignor Domenico Bartolucci
with English lyrics by Ray Charles
 
( The ) Christmas Song ( Merry Christmas to You )
~ from Perry's 1959 RCA Victor LP "Season's Greetings from Perry Como"
Music by Mel Tormé and lyrics by Robert Wells, 1946
 
Ave Maria ( Schubert )
~ from Perry's 1968 RCA Victor LP "The Perry Como Christmas Album"
Original Music by Franz Schubert
Arranged and Adapted by Nick Perito

        Side Two:

Here We Come A-Caroling — We Wish You a Merry Christmas
~ from Perry's 1959 RCA Victor LP "Season's Greetings from Perry Como"
Traditional arranged by Ray Charles
 
Silver Bells
~ from Perry's 1968 RCA Victor LP "The Perry Como Christmas Album"
Music and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans 1951
 
Christmas Dream ( with The London Boy Singers )
~ from the original 1974 Columbia Pictures film soundtrack "The Odessa File"
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by and Tim Rice
with German lyrics by André Heller
 
White Christmas
~ from Perry's 1959 RCA Victor LP "Season's Greetings from Perry Como"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin, 1942
 
Bless This House
~ from Perry's 1956 RCA Victor Compilation LP "I Believe"
Words and Music by Helen Taylor and May H. Morgan ( a.k.a. Brahe ), 1927

Released On Compact DiscOriginal RCA Victor albums: | The Christmas Album 1968 | Seasons Greetings 1959 | I Believe 1954 |

"Christmas Dream" is from the original soundtrack recording of "The Odessa File" recorded August 7, 1974
"I Wish It Could Be Christmas Forever" from a 1981 Perry Como Christmas Television Special.
Album photo from Perry Como's French-Canadian Christmas Special, 1981
Album notes by Jim Lehner
 
"Bless this House" recorded in MONAURAL on June 26, 1950 at The Academy of Arts & Letters, New York City
 
I Wish It Could Be Christmas ForeverThe Perry Como Christmas Album ~ 1968

Season's Greetings From Perry Como ~ 1959I Believe ~ 1956 compilationOriginal Soundtrack Music From "The Odessa File" ~ 1974

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Monday, October 30, 2017