Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!        Perry Como's Wednesday Night Music Hall - 1959

 
Original RCA Camden Compilation CAL- 551 1959
1996 BMG Direct Marketing Inc. CAD1- 551
Recordings from 1940s and early 1950s in Monaural
This is a budget replication of the original RCA Camden release
 
Door of Dreams ( and The Ray Charles Singers )With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
~ this recording is from February, 1955
Music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Al Stillman
 
Love of My Life
~ recorded by Perry in October, 1947
from the 1948 Hollywood musical "The Pirate"
Words and Music by Cole Porter , 1948
 
Roses of Picardy
~ recorded by Perry in November, 1947
written in England as a paean to British soldiers fighting in France
Music by Haydn Wood and lyrics by Frederick E. Weatherley, 1916
 
Keep It Gay
~ recorded by Perry in May, 1953
from the musical production "Me and Juliet"
charted No. 30 for Perry and flip side to No. 1 charted single "No Other Love"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
All Through the Day
~ recorded by Perry in December, 1945
from the 1945 20th Century-Fox film "Centennial Summer"
charted No. 8 for Perry and flip side to No. 1 charted single "Prisoner of Love"
Music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II 1945
 
Why Did You Leave Me ?With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
~ recorded by Perry in April, 1952
an early 50s single with flip side "Lonesome, That's All"
Words and Music by Norman Kaye and Steve Nelson
 
A Dreamer's Holiday ( with The Fontane Sisters )With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
~ recorded by Perry in August, 1949
one of Perry's popular 1949 singles, charting at No. 3
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Kim Gannon , 1949
 
So Far
~ recorded by Perry in July, 1947
from the 1947 Stage musical "Allegro"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
A Fellow Needs a Girl
~ recorded by Perry in July, 1947
from the 1947 Stage musical "Allegro"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
I Wanna Go Home ( With You ) ( with The Fontane Sisters )With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
~ recorded by Perry in August, 1949
original single version of this novelty song
Words and Music by Jack Joyce and Joe Candullo
 
When You're Smiling ( The Whole World Smiles With You ) ( with The Satisfiers )
~ recorded by Perry in November, 1947
a late 40s single with flip side "My Melancholy Baby"
Words and Music by Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin and Larry Shay , 1928
 
If Wishes Were Kisses ( with The Fontane Sisters )With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
~ recorded by Perry in November, 1950
an early 50s single with flip side "Here's To My Lady"
Words and Music by Larry Stock and Milton Drake
 
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra ( and the Ray Charles Singers for "Dream Along With Me" )
 
Wednesday Night Music Hall - 1959

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