CAL-742 ( N3PP-5359/60 )
RCA UK CDN-5108
1970 UK Version
RCA Camden CDM 1053 Mono 1970
Manufactured by RCA for Pickwick International Inc (GB) Ltd.
Made in England
"The dancing, the action stops
and PERRY just sings."
RCA Camden compilation
A&R Coordinator: Ethel Gabriel
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra & The Ray Charles Singers
a popular single from February, 1962
Words and Music by Earl Shuman and Maurice "Bugs" Bower, 1961
Swingin' Down the Lane
( Mel Davis, Trumpet Solo )
~ featured in the 1951 Kahn biography "I'll See You In My Dreams"
Music by Isham Jones and lyrics by Gus Kahn , 1923
t's Easy To Remember
~ from the 1935 Paramount film "Mississippi"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart 1935
South of The Border
Words and Music by Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, published 1939
( Abraham Richman, Tenor Sax Solo )
Music by Henry Brunies and Jules Cassard with lyrics by Dudley Mecum, 1925
a popular single from
December, 1959, with flip side "I Know What God Is"
this was Perry's last recorded single of the 50s and his first release of the 60s double charted
Words and Music by
Irving Gordon ( composer of Nat King Cole's "Unforgettable" )
They Can't Take That Away From Me
~ from the MGM film "The Barkley's of Broadway"
Music by George Gershwin and lyrics Ira Gershwin
~ featured in the 1948 film "Feudin' Fussin' and A-Fightin' "
Music by Paul Denniker and lyrics by Andy Razaf, 1929
I Had the Craziest Dream
from the 20th Century Fox film "Springtime in the Rockies"
Music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Mack Gordon , 1942
'Deed I Do
Music by Fred Rose and lyrics by Walter Hirsch, 1926
A&R Coordinator: Ethel Gabriel
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and the Ray Charles Singers
All tracks, with the exception of "Caterina" and "Delaware" are from the 1957 RCA Victor album LPM-1463 "We Get Letters,"
which was Mr. Como's last recorded album prior to the stereophonic era beginning in early 1958. There is a high probability
that these tracks were recorded in a two-track binaural stereo format and mixed-down to monaural. Some recordings from this
era have inadvertently been released by the label owners in recent years but historically they have denied the existence of
these recordings. Time-Life Music recently released a binaural version of Mr. Como's 1957 recording of "Catch a Falling Star"
with remarkable results. It is available in their compact disc series "YOUR HIT PARADE" on the "1958" compilation.
"Delaware" was recorded December 28, 1959 and "Caterina" was recorded February 14, 1962. Although released only
in monaural within this compilation, both have been subsequently released in stereo. "Caterina" was first released in
real stereo within the 1970 RCA Victor compilation "This Is Perry Como" VPS-6026 (e) and "Delaware" was released
in 1993 within the compact disc box set "Yesterday & Today ~ A Celebration in Song."
Original UK Covers and labels
A Perry Como Discography
& CD Companion
CD Companion Index
First Edition Summer 1992
Second Edition Christmas 1993
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