The Young Perry Como ~ Japan
 
Young Perry Como - Japan compilation
RCA JAPAN RJL-2015 ~ 16
MONAURAL
ASSEMBLED 1981

        Side: 1

Goodbye Sue
~ Perry's first recording for RCA Victor from June, 1943
original flip side "There'll Soon Be a Rainbow"
and re-released on "B" side of "Temptation" in 1945
Words and Music by Jimmy Rule, Lou Ricca and Jules Loman, 1943
Recorded a cappella during the American Federation of Musicians ( AFM )
recording ban with Mixed Chorus
 
Long Ago ( And Far Away )
~  a double charted single from February, 1944,
the "B" flip side to "I Love You"
from the 1944 Hollywood musical "Cover Girl"
Music by Jerome Kern and lyrics Ira Gershwin, 1944
Recorded a cappella during the American Federation of Musicians ( AFM )
recording ban with Mixed Chorus
 
If I Loved You
~ double charted single from May, 1945,
on the "A" side of "I'm Gonna Love That Gal ( Like She's Never Been Loved Before )"
from the Musical Show "Carousel"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II 1945
With Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case
 
I'm Gonna Love That Gal ( Like She's Never Been Loved Before )
~ double charted single from May, 1945, on the "B" side of "If I Loved You"
Music by Harry Carroll and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, 1917, 1946
With Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case
 
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
~  double charted single from October, 1945,
with flip side "You Won't Be Satisfied ( Until You Break My Heart )"
melody adapted from Chopin's "Fantaisie Impromptu in C# Minor
Music by Harry Carroll and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, 1917, 1946
With Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case and The Satisfyers ( Satisfiers )
 
They Say It's Wonderful
~  double charted single from April, 1946,
with flip side "If You Were the Only Girl"
from the musical production "Annie Get Your Gun" and Published 1946
Words & Music by Irving Berlin
With Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case
 
Surrender
~ a double charted single from April, 1946,
with flip side "More Than You Know"
Words and Music by Bennie Benjamin and George Weiss , 1946
With Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case
 
Chi-baba Chi-baba ( My Bambino Go to Sleep )
~ a double charted single from April, 1947,
with flip side "When You Were Sweet Sixteen"
Music by Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston and lyrics by Mack David, 1947
Orchestra conducted by Lloyd Shaffer with The Satisfiers

        Side: 2

I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
~ a charted single from May, 1947,
with flip side "When Tonight Is Just a Memory"
from the 20th Century-Fox Picture "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" 1947
Music by Joe Howard and Harold Orlob, lyrics by Frank Adams
and Will Hough and Published 1909
 
Rambling Rose
~  a popular single for Perry from December, 1947,
with flip side "There Must Be A Way"
Music by Joseph Burke and lyrics by Joseph Allan McCarthy Jr. 1948
Orchestra conducted by Lloyd Shaffer with The Satisfiers
 
Far Away Places
~  a popular single for Perry from December, 1948
nineteen weeks on "Your Hit Parade" in 1949 for Crosby, Whiting & Perry
Words and Music by Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney, 1948
With Orchestra Conducted by Henri René
 
N'yot, N'yow ( The Pussycat Song )
~  a charted a cappella single for Perry from December, 1948,
with The Fontane Sisters
with flip side "Roses of Picardy"
Words and Music by Dick Manning
 
Forever and Ever
~  a double charted single from January, 1949,
with flip side "I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore"
Music and original German lyrics by Franz Winkler
English lyrics by Malia Rosa, 1949
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and Chorus
 
I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore
~  a double charted single from January, 1949,
with flip side "Forever and Ever"
Words and Music by Bennie Benjamin and George Weiss
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and Chorus
 
Some Enchanted Evening
~  a double charted single from March, 1949,
with flip side "Bali Ha'i"
from the 1949 Stage musical "South Pacific"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
Bali Ha'i
~  a double charted single from March, 1949,
with flip side "Some Enchanted Evening"
from the musical production "South Pacific"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and Chorus

        Side: 3

"A"— You're Adorable
~  a No. 1 hit single from March, 1949,
the "B" flip side to "When Is Sometime?"
Music by Sidney Lippman with lyrics by Fred Wise
and Buddy Kaye, 1948
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
 
A Dreamer's Holiday
~ charted single from August, 1949,
with flip side "The Meadows of Heaven"
one of Perry's popular 1949 singles, charting at No. 3
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Kim Gannon , 1949
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
 
I Wanna Go Home ( With You ) ( alternate take )Previously unreleased take of "I Wanna Go Home ( With You )
~ recorded by Perry in August, 1949
Words and Music by Jack Joyce and Joe Candullo
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
 
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo ( The Magic Song )
~  charted single from November, 1949,
with flip side "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes"
from the 1950 Walt Disney film "Cinderella"
Music by Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston and lyrics by Mack David
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
 
Hoop-Dee-Doo
~  double charted single from March, 1950,
with flip side "On The Outgoing Tide"
Music Milton de Lugg and lyrics by Frank Loesser
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
 
Patricia
~  double charted single from March, 1950,
with flip side "On The Outgoing Tide"
Words and Music by Benny Davis
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
You're Just In Love ( I Wonder Why )
~  charted single from September, 1950,
with flip side "It's a Lovely Day Today"
from the 1950 Broadway musical "Call Me Madam"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin , 1950
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
 
If
~  a double charted single from November, 1950,
with flip side "Zing Zing - Zoom Zoom"
Music by Tolchard Evans, lyrics by Robert Hargreaves
and Stanley J. Damerell , 1934
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra

        Side: 4

Zing Zing, Zoom Zoom
~  a double charted single from December, 1950, with flip side "If"
Music by Sigmund Romberg and lyrics by Charles Tobias, 1951
With Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by the Composer Sigmund Romberg
 
Tulips and Heather
~  a double charted single from December, 1951,
with flip side "Please Mr. Sun"
Words and Music by Milton Carson
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
Maybe  ( with Eddie Fisher )
~  a double charted single from May, 1952,
with flip side "Watermelon Weather"
Words and Music by Allan Flynn and Frank Madden , 1940, 1952
both songs with Eddie Fisher & Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
 
Say You're Mine Again
~  a double charted single from January, 1953,
with flip side "I Confess"
Words and Music by Charles Nathan and Dave Heisler , 1953
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and The Ramblers
 
No Other Love 
~  a double charted single from May, 1953,
with flip side "Keep It Gay"
~ from the 1953 Stage Musical "Me and Juliet"
Words and Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, 1953
With Henri René's Orchestra and Chorus
 
You Alone ( Solo Tu )
~  a double charted single from August, 1953,
with flip side "Pa-Paya Mama"
Music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Al Stillman, 1953
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus
 
Wild Horses
~  a double charted single from January, 1953,
with flip side "I Confess"
Words and Music by Johnny Burke ( under the pseudonym K.C. Rogan )
Adapted from "Wilder Reiter" ( "Wild Horseman" ) by Robert Schumann
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus
 
Pa-Paya Mama 
~  a double charted single from August, 1953,
with flip side "You Alone ( Solo Tu )"
Words and Music by Larry Coleman, Norman Gimbel and George Sandler
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and The Ramblers
 
Previously unreleased take of "I Wanna Go Home ( With You ) Previously unreleased take of "I Wanna Go Home ( With You )
 
RCA JAPAN RJL-2015 ~ 16
MONAURAL
1981
 
Two record set RCA Japan compilation.
Many tracks available for first time since original release.
All tracks Monaural
 
The Young Perry Como ~ Japan

| 1940s | Early 50s | Late 50s | Early 60s | Late 60s | Early 70s | Late 70s | 1980s |

Composer Index
A Perry Como Discography 
& CD Companion

RCA Victor Memorial| Site Links | All AlbumsAll Songs | CD Companion Index |

 
First Edition Summer 1992
Second Edition Christmas 1993
Web Page Edition Christmas 1997
25th Anniversary Revision November, 2017
 
Made in Canada!
 
George Townsend
3 Seaview Avenue
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2G3
Canada

Telephone: (902) 542-5226

George TownsendSing to Me Mr. C.

Monday, October 30, 2017