Easy ListeningPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Easy Listening
An RCA Victor Statement about RCA Camden Records
Hello, Young Lovers  ( 1960 )real stereo
~ from Perry's 1961 RCA Victor album "For The Young At Heart"
from the 1951 Stage musical "The King and I"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II , 1951
 
Love Lettersrecorded in real stereo
~ from Perry's 1958 RCA Victor album "Saturday Night With Mr. C."
from the 1945 Paramount film "Love Letters"
Music by Victor Young and lyrics by Edward Heyman, 1945
 
Sleepy Time Gal
~ from Perry's 1957 RCA Victor album "We Get Letters"
title song of the 1942 film "Sleepy Time Gal", 1925
Music by Ange Lorenzo and Richard A. Whiting with lyrics by Joseph R. Alden and Raymond B. Egan, 1925
 
Make Someone Happy recorded in real stereo
~ a charted single from October, 1960, with flip side "Gone Is My Love"
from the Broadway production "Do Re Mi"
Music by Julie Styne and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
 
When You Come to the End of the Dayrecorded in real stereo
~ from Perry's 1958 RCA Victor album "When You Come to the End of the Day"
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Music by Frank C. Westphal and lyrics by Gus Kahn
 
Girl Of My Dreams
~  recorded by Perry in March, 1946
a hit record by Gene Austin, whistling by Bob McGimsey, for Victor in 1928
Words and Music by Sunny Clapp, 1927
 
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
 
Dream Along With Me  ( I'm On My Way To A Star )
~  recorded by Perry in June, 1956
theme song from "The Perry Como Show"
Words and Music by Carl Sigman, 1956
 
Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella ( On a Rainy Day ) real stereo
~ from Perry's 1959 RCA Victor album "Como Swings"
Music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Irving Kahal and Francis Wheeler , 1928
 
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
 
Linda recorded in real stereo
~ from Perry's 1959 RCA Victor album "Como Swings"
Words and Music by Jack Lawrence, 1947
 
That Old Gang of Mine
~  a single release from January, 1951, with flip side "I Found a Million Dollar Baby ( In a Five and Ten Cent Store ) "
featured in the Stage musical "Ziegfield Follies of 1923"
Music by Ray Henderson and lyrics by Billy Rose and Mort Dixon
 
No Other Love
~  a double charted single from May, 1953, with flip side "Keep It Gay"
from the 1953 Stage Musical "Me and Juliet"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
We Kiss In A Shadow
~  popular flip side to Perry's 1951 charted single "Hello Young Lovers"
from the 1951 Stage musical "The King and I"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
You Alone ( Solo Tu )
~  a double charted single from August, 1953, the "B" flip side to "Pa-paya Mama"
Music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Al Stillman, 1953
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus
 
Over The Rainbow ( with Sally Sweetland )
~ from Perry's 1952 RCA Victor album "TV Favorites"
from the Hollywood musical "The Wizard of Oz"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg , 1939
 
Deleted tracks from original compilation:
 
I Concentrate On You
~ from Perry's 1952 RCA Victor album "TV Favorites"
from the Hollywood musical "Broadway Melody of 1940"
Words and Music by Cole Porter
 
Carolina Moon
~ recorded in July, 1947, and released as a flip side to "Haunted Heart" in 1948
also included within one of Perry's first album compilations "A Sentimental Date"
Music by Joe Burke and lyrics by Benny Davis , 1929
 
When You Come to the End of the Day ( version change )
~ a previously unreleased monaural 'take' from April, 1952 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Music by Frank C. Westphal and lyrics by Gus Kahn
 
real stereo~ released here in real stereo
recorded in real stereo~ these tracks were originally recorded in real stereo but released here electronically reprocessed
from monaural to simulate stereo. In his 1958 statement regarding RCA Camden, Mr. G. R. Marek,
Vice-President and General Manager of RCA Victor Record Division, claimed "It is the desire of
RCA Victor that the public be assured that the same high standards used in the production of RCA Victor Records
have also been used in the manufacture of RCA Camden Records."
 
Vinyl VersionRCA SPECIAL PRODUCTS — PAIR PDC-2-1001 BMG Music 1987
 
Easy Listening - 1970 RCA Camden CXS Series
 
Original Album Tracks except as noted
Original Issue 1970 RCA Camden LP released as CXS-9002(e)
with two additional tracks — "I Concentrate On You" and "Carolina Moon"
Original 2 record set Reissue produced by Ethel Gabriel
With the Orchestras of Mitchell Ayres, Lloyd Shaffer, Henri Réne, Russ Case and Hugo Winterhalter
Vocal accompaniment by the Ray Charles Singers and Chorus
Electronically Reprocessed Stereo with some tracks in Living Stereo
Original album Re-mastered by Ernie Oelrich
 
BMG Special Products
| Original album Liner Notes | Original album Listing | 1985 Pair Records |
 WARNING:   This compact disc compilation has been produced in cooperation with BMG Special Products
for a third-party label as credited below. All recordings are legitimately licensed from the RCA Victor Records Label,
digitally remastered from original sources owned and controlled by BMG, a division of Bertelsmann AG, to a quality
standard determined solely by the third-party label client. Please consider carefully the credibility of individual
third-party labels and, should they not meet your expectations, have no hesitation in taking them to task.
The quality of these recordings is market dependent and it's you the consumer who will eventually determine this standard.
Caveat emptor!
 
          

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