Christmas with Perry Como ~ Bonus album circa 1983

Christmas with Perry Como ~ Bonus album circa 1983

READER’S DIGEST US RDA-144/A

1983 Compilation
Bonus Album Readers Digest US Production RDA-144/A
All tracks in Stereo
Re-mastering Engineer: [unknown]
Original Compilation Release 1983

        Side One

Silver Bells  ( 1968 )
Music and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans 1951
 
( The ) Christmas Song ( Merry Christmas to You )  ( 1959 Version )
Music by Mel Tormť and lyrics by Robert Wells, 1946
 
There is No Christmas Like a Home Christmas  ( 1968 Version )
Words and Music by Carl Sigman and Mickey J. Addy
 
Winter Wonderland  ( 1959 Version )
Words and Music by Felix Bernard and Dick Smith
 
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ( 1959 Version )
Words and Music by Johnny Marks , 1949
 
White Christmas  ( 1959 Version )
Words and Music by Irving Berlin, 1942

        Side Two

Carol Medley ( 1968 )
Caroling, Caroling — The First NoŽl — Hark! The Herald Angels Sing — Silent Night
(a) Caroling, Caroling ~ Words and Music by Wihla Hutson and Alfred Burt
(b) The First NoŽl ~ Traditional Christmas Music
(c) Hark! The Herald Angels Sing ~ Music by Felix Mendelssohn and lyrics by Charles Wesley
(d) Silent Night ~ Words and Music by Joseph Mohr and Franz Gruber
 
Do You Hear What I Hear?  ( 1968 )
Words and Music by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne, 1962
 
Christ Is Born ( 1968 )
Original Music by Monsignor Domenico Bartolucci
with English lyrics by Ray Charles
 
The Little Drummer Boy ( 1968 )
Words and Music by Henry Onerati, Katherine Davis and Harry Simeone, 1958
 
Love Is A Christmas Rose ( 1967 )
Words and Music by Earl Shuman and Leon Carr
 
O Holy Night  ( 1959 Version )
Words and Music by Adolphe Charles Adam
 
Bonus Album Readers Digest US Production RD4A-144
All tracks assumed to be in Stereo
Re-mastering Engineer: [unknown]
Original Compilation Release 1983
 
Included with Readers Digest US Production RDA-167-A after 1983
Many tracks Electronically Reprocessed Stereo
Re-mastering Engineer: [unknown]
Original Compilation Release 1975
 
Note: Sources of recordings for the 1983 Bonus album are from Perry's RCA Victor stereo albums "Seasons Greetings from Perry Como" ( 1959 ) and "The Perry Como Christmas Album" ( 1968 ) with the exception of "Love Is A Christmas Rose" which he recorded in Nashville and released as a single in 1967 on the flip side of "Christmas Bells".  This single is released here for the first time on an album and for the first time in stereo.
 
Christmas With Perry Como ~ Bonus Reader's Digest SelectionThe Perry Como Christmas Album ~ 1968Season's Greetings from Perry Como ~ 1959

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