Reader's Digest UK Audition Disc

READER’S DIGEST UK GINC-6A

1975 Compilation ~ US Version | Notes |

Readers Digest UK Production
Electronically Reprocessed Stereo
Re-mastering Engineer: [unknown]
Original Compilation Release 1975

disc 1 — Golden Hits

Temptation ( 1945 )
~ from the MGM film "Going Hollywood"
Music by Nacio Herb Brown and lyrics by Arthur Freed , 1933
 
Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes ( with The Ramblers )
Words and Music by Slim Willet, 1952
 
Because
~ featured by Mario Lanza in "The Great Caruso", 1951
Music by Guy d'Hardelot and lyrics by Edward Teschemacher, 1902
 
Catch a Falling Star
~ first certified "Gold" record by R.I.A.A. in 1958
Words and Music by Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance
 
Wanted
~  recorded by Perry in December, 1953
Words and Music by Lois Steele and Jack Fulton , 1954
 
Prisoner of Love
~ introduced and featured by Russ Columbo in 1931
Music by Russ Columbo and Clarence Gaskill with lyrics by Leo Robin, 1931
 
Round and Round
~  recorded by Perry in January, 1957
Words and Music by Joe Shapiro and Lou Stallman, 1956
 
When You Were Sweet Sixteen  ( with The Satisfiers )
~ from the Bing Crosby Productions, Inc., Picture "The Great John L."
Words and Music by James Thornton and Published 1898
 
Papa Loves Mambo
~  recorded by Perry in August, 1954
Words and Music by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning and Bix Reichner 1954
 
Magic Moments
~  recorded by Perry in December, 1957
Music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David , 1958
 
Mi Casa, Su Casa  ( My House Is Your House )
~  recorded by Perry in January, 1957
Words and Music by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning
 
Hot Diggity  ( Dog Ziggity Boom )
~ Adapted from Alexis Chabrier's 1st theme of España, Rhapsody for Orchestra
Words and Music by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning, 1956

disc 2 — By Request

Hello, Young Lovers  ( 1960 )
~ from the 1951 Stage musical "The King and I"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II , 1951
 
Try to Remember ( from the musical production "The Fantasticks" )
Music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones
 
Seattle
~ from the Screen Gems TV production "Here Come the Brides"
Words and Music by Hugo Montenegro, Ernie Sheldon and Jack Keller
 
You Came A Long Way From St. Louis
Music by John Benson Brooks and lyrics by Bob Russell , 1948
 
Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
Music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David , 1969
 
You Make Me Feel So Young
Music by Joseph Myrow and lyrics by Mack Gordon, 1946
 
( The ) Shadow of Your Smile  ( Love theme from "The Sandpiper" ) arranged by Torrie Zito
Music by Johnny Mandel with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, 1965
 
No Other Love
~  a No. 1 Charted Single for Perry recorded in May, 1953
from the 1953 Stage Musical "Me and Juliet"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
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
 
Tina Marie
~ popular 1955 single charting at No. 5
Words and Music by Bob Merrill
 
My Coloring Book
~ this song made it's national debut when sung by Sandy Stewart on the Como television show.
Music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, 1962
 
My Cup Runneth Over ( from the Broadway musical "I Do! I Do!" )
Music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones

disc 3 — Como Today

Behind Closed Doors
Words and Music by Kenny O'Dell
 
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
Music by L. Russell Brown and lyrics by Irwin Levine , 1973
 
The Most Beautiful Girl
Words and Music by Rory Bourke, Billy Sherrill and Norro Wilson
 
For The Good Times
Words and Music by Kris Kristofferson
 
Snowbird
Words and Music by Gene MacLellan, 1970
 
I Believe In Music
Words and Music by Mac Davis , 1972
 
It's Impossible
Music by Canache Armando Manzanero and lyrics by Sid Wayne
 
The Father of Girls
Words and Music by Ervin M. Drake
 
It All Seems To Fall Into Line
Music by Ben Weisman and lyrics by Al Stillman
 
A Hatchet, A Hammer, A Bucket of Nails
Words and Music by Sarah Graham, Richard Ahlert and Eddie Snyder
 
I Don't Know What He Told You
Original Italian Words and Music by Giulio Rapetti, Elio Cesari, Alberto Testa
English lyrics by Robert I. Allen
 
Killing Me Softly
Music by Charles Fox and lyrics by Norman Gimbel , 1973

disc 4 — Dream Along With Como

Dream On Little Dreamer
Words and Music by Jan Crutchfield and Fred Burch
 
Dream Along With Me  ( I'm On My Way To A Star )
~  a double charted single from June, 1956, with flip side "Somebody Up There Likes Me"
theme song from "The Perry Como Show"
Words and Music by Carl Sigman, 1956
 
Fly Me to the Moon  ( In Other Words )
Words and Music by Bart Howard
 
Once Upon a Time
~ from the 1962 Stage musical "All American"
Music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams
 
Girl Of My Dreams
~  recorded by Perry in March, 1946
Words and Music by Sunny Clapp, 1927
 
Moon River
~ from the 1961 film "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Johnny Mercer
 
Caterina
~ a popular single from February, 1962, with flip side "The Island of Forgotten Lovers"
Words and Music by Earl Shuman and Maurice "Bugs" Bower, 1961
 
( I Love You ) Don't You Forget It
~ a popular single from May, 1963 with flip side "One More Mountain"
Music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Al Stillman ,1963
 
Lollipops and Roses
Words and Music by Tony Velona, 1962
 
"A"— You're Adorable ( with The Fontane Sisters )
~  a No. 1 hit single from March, 1949, the "B" flip side to "When Is Sometime?"
Music by Sidney Lippman and lyrics by Fred Wise and Buddy Kaye, 1948
 
Young at Heart
~ featured in the 1955 film "Young at Heart"
Music by Johnny Richards and lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, 1954
 
I Think I Love You
Words and Music by Tony Romeo, 1970

disc 5 — Light And Latin

Oh Marie
Original Italian melody arranged and adapted by Ray Charles and Nick Perito
Additional Italian adaptation by Edoardo DiCapua
 
Santa Lucia
Original Italian melody by Teodoro Cottrau , 1850
Musical adaptation by Nick Perito with Italian/English lyrics adapted by Ray Charles
 
O Marenariello
~ an original Italian melody
Arranged and adapted by Ray Charles and Nick Perito
with additional Italian adaptation by Salvatore Gambardella
 
Forget Domani
~ from the MGM Motion Picture "The Yellow Rolls Royce"
Words and Music by Riziero Ortolani and Norman Newell
 
Love Theme from "La Strada" ( Traveling Down a Lonely Road )
Music and original Italian lyrics by Nino Rinaldi Rota and Michele Galdieri , 1954
English lyrics by Don Raye
 
Arrivederci Roma ( Goodbye to Rome )
~ featured in the 1958 Hollywood musical "Seven Hills of Rome"
Music by Renato Ranucci with Italian lyrics by Pietro Garinei and Sandro Giovannini
English lyrics by Carl Sigman
 
Yesterday I Heard the Rain
Music by Canache Armando Manzanero and lyrics by Gene Lees
 
Slightly Out of Tune ( Desafinado )
Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
with original lyrics by Newton Mendonça, 1962
English lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh
 
Manhã de Carnaval ( from the film "Black Orpheus" )
Music by Luiz Bonfa and lyrics by Antonio Mariz, 1960
English lyrics by George Weiss, Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore ( Hugo & Luigi )
 
Meditation ( Meditaçao )
Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim with original lyrics by Newton Mendonça, 1963
English lyrics by Norman Gimbel , 1966
 
How Insensitive ( Insensatez )
Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim with lyrics by Vinicius De Moraes
English lyrics by Norman Gimbel
 
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars ( Corcovado )
Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim with lyrics by Gene Lees and Buddy Kaye

disc 6 — Till The End Of Time

'Till the End of Time
~ adapted from Chopin's Polonaise No. 6 in A Flat Major
Words and Music by Ted Mossman and Buddy Kaye, 1945
 
My Days of Loving You
Words and Music by Eddie Snyder and Richard Ahlert
 
The Sweetest Sounds
~ from the Stage musical "No Strings"
Words and Music by Richard Rodgers, 1962
 
I'll Remember April
~ from the 1942 Western Musical Comedy "Ride 'em Cowboy"
Music by Gene DePaul and lyrics by Patricia Johnston, and Don Raye
 
Scarlet Ribbons
Music by Evelyn Danzig and lyrics by Jack Segal , 1949
 
I Think of You
Music by Francis Albert Lai with lyrics by Rod McKuen
 
May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You
Words and Music by Meredith Willson
 
I Believe
Words and Music by Ervin Drake, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl and Al Stillman
 
Bless This House
Words and Music by Helen Taylor and May H. Morgan ( a.k.a. Brahe ), 1927
 
All Through The Night
Traditional Old Welsh Air Arranged by Ray Charles
 
When You Come to The End of The Day
Music by Frank C. Westphal and lyrics by Gus Kahn
 
You'll Never Walk Alone ( recorded 'Live' 1970 )
~ from the musical production "Carousel"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
Readers Digest UK production
Many tracks Electronically Reprocessed Stereo
Re-mastering Engineer: [unknown]
Original Compilation Release 1975
 
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