Green Umbrella 2006
Catalogue No: ICON2CD2005 MONO
Barcode: 5051255200528
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DISK: ONE

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
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City, February 2, 1956
US Chart Position No. 1
 
Surrender
Words and Music by Bennie Benjamin and George Weiss , 1946
Bennie Benjamin Music Inc.
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
Produced by Eli Oberstein
Song Hits Magazine "Record of the Month"
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded April 2, 1946
US Chart Position No. 1 Chart Debut: July 6, 1946

           You're Just In Love  ( I Wonder Why )
Irving Berlin Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, September 26, 1950
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 5 with flip-side "It's a Lovely Day Today"
~ from the 1950 Broadway musical "Call Me Madam"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin. 1950
 
Far Away Places
Words and Music by Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney, 1948
Bourne Co. ~ ASCAP
With Orchestra Conducted by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded December 14, 1948
US Chart Position No. 4 ( 1 Week ) Chart Debut: January 15, 1949
 
Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes 
Words and Music by Slim Willet, 1952
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and The Ramblers
Produced by Dave Kapp
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City, November 4, 1952
US Chart Position No. 1
 
Some Enchanted Evening
~ from the 1949 Stage musical "South Pacific"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
With Orchestra Conducted by Mitchell Ayres
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City, March 1, 1949
US Chart Position No. 1
 
More
~ a double charting single from May, 1956, with flip side "Glendora"
Music by Tom Glazer and lyrics by Alex Alstone
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City, May 8, 1956
US Chart Position No. 1
 
Because
a Gold Record for Perry in 1948
~ featured by Mario Lanza in "The Great Caruso", 1951
Music by Guy d'Hardelot and lyrics by Edward Teschemacher, 1902
Chappell & Co., Inc. ~ ASCAP
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
Produced by Eli Oberstein
Sing Magazine "Record of the Month"
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded December 2, 1947
US Chart Position No. 4 ( 1 Week ) Chart Debut: March 13, 1948
 
Hit and Run Affair   
Words and Music by Don Roseland, Ray Cormier
and Mel Van, 1954
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra
 
Idle Gossip
Music by Joseph Meyer with lyrics by Floyd Huddleston
Popoosa Music & Jo Ro Music ~ ASCAP
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus
Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded in Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording Engineer: unknown
Recorded August 19, 1953
 
Juke Box Baby
~  a popular double charted single for Perry from February, 1956, 
and flip side to "Hot Diggity ( Dog Ziggity Boom )"
Music by Joe Sherman and lyrics Noel Sherman, 1956
With Mitchell Ayres Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City, February 2, 1956
US Chart Position No. 10
 
I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore
Words and Music by Bennie Benjamin and George Weiss
With Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by Mitchell Ayres
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded January 13, 1949
 
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
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City, March 16, 1950
US Chart Position No. 18
 
           If You Were the Only Girl in the World
Music by Nat D. Ayer 
with lyrics by Clifford Grey 1916, 1946
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded March 21, 1946
 
Maybe
~  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
Produced by Dave Kapp
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City, May 13, 1952
US Chart Position No. 3
 
Glendora
~ a double charting single from May, 1956, with flip side "More"
Words and Music by Ray Stanley, 1956
Unichappell Music Inc. ~ ASCAP
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Ray Charles Singers
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City
Recorded May 8, 1956
US Chart Position No. 8
 
I Dream of You (  More Than You Dream I Do  ) 
Words and Music by Marjorie Goetschius and Edna Osser, 1944
With Orchestra Conducted by Lew Martin
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 1, New York City, December 8, 1944
US Chart Position No. 10
 
You Won't Be Satisfied ( Until You Break My Heart ) ( with The Satisfiers )
~  a double charted single from October, 1945, with flip side "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows"
Words and Music by Freddy James and Larry Stock, 1946
Chappell & Co., Inc. ~ ASCAP
With the Orchestra of Russ Case
and The Satisfyers ( The Satisfiers )
Produced by Eli Oberstein and Herb Hendler
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded October 17, 1945
US Chart Position No. 5
 
Prisoner of Love
~ introduced and featured by Russ Columbo in 1931
Music by Russ Columbo and Clarence Gaskill with lyrics by Leo Robin, 1931
With Russ Case and His Orchestra
Produced by Eli Oberstein and Herb Hendler
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City, December 18, 1945
US Chart Position No. 1
 
My Lady Loves to Dance 
Words and Music by Sammy Gallop and Milton DeLugg
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Produced by Dave Kapp
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded September 9, 1952
 
N'Yot N'Yow  ( The Pussycat Song ) ~ A Cappella
Universal / MCA Music Publishing ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, December 2, 1948
Ukulele played by Jack Lathrope with Chorus
US Chart Position No. 20 with flip-side "Roses of Picardy"
Words and Music by Dick Manning
 
If
a Gold Record for Perry in 1951
Music by Tolchard Evans, lyrics by Robert Hargreaves and Stanley J. Damerell , 1934
With Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City, November 28, 1950
US Chart Position No. 1
 
Zing Zing Zoom Zoom
Music by Sigmund Romberg
with lyrics by Charles Tobias, 1951
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. and Ched Music Corp. ~ ASCAP
With Orchestra and Chorus Conducted by the Composer Sigmund Romberg
Produced by Bergman and Hugo Winterhalter
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded December 5, 1950
US Chart Position No. 12
 
(  Did You Ever Get  )  That Feeling In the Moonlight
Words and Music by James Cavanaugh, Larry Stock
and Ira Schuster , 1945 
With Orchestra Conducted by Russell Case and The Satisfiers
Produced by Herb Hendler
 
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

           DISK: TWO

Papa Loves Mambo
Words and Music by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning and Bix Reichner 1954
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Ray Charles Chorus
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York, August 31, 1954
US Chart Position No. 4
 
Wanted
~  recorded by Perry in December, 1953
Words and Music by Lois Steele and Jack Fulton , 1954
Warner Bros. Music Corp. ~ ASCAP
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus
Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded in Manhattan Center, New York City
Recording Engineer: unknown
Recorded December 29, 1953
US Chart Position No. 1
 
I'm Gonna Love That Gal   ( Like She's Never Been Loved Before )
Words and Music by Frances Ash 1945
Bourne Inc. ~ ASCAP
With Orchestra Conducted by Russ Case
Produced by Herb Hendler
Recorded at Lottos Club, New York City
Recorded May 19, 1945
US Chart Position No. 18
 
A ~ You're Adorable ( The Alphabet Song )
Aria Music Company / Sony / ATV Tunes LLC ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, March 1, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 1 with flip-side "When Is Sometime?"
Music by Sidney Lippman 
with lyrics by Fred Wise and Buddy Kaye, 1948
 
Ko-Ko-Mo ( I Love You So )
Words and Music by Eunice Levy, Jake Porter and Forest Wilson , 1955
Songs of PolyGram International ~ ASCAP
With Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
and The Ray Charles Singers
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded at Webster Hall, New York City
Recorded January 4, 1955
US Chart Position No. 2
 
All Through the Day
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
 
Tina Marie
~ a double charting single from June, 1955, with flip side "Fooled"
Words and Music by Bob Merrill
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Ray Charles Singers
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York City, June 21, 1955
US Chart Position No. 5
 
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
~ from the 20th Century-Fox picture "The Dolly Sisters"
Music by Harry Carroll and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, 1917, 1946
EMI - Robbins Catalog Inc. ~ ASCAP
With the Orchestra of Russ Case
and The Satisfyers ( The Satisfiers )
Produced by Eli Oberstein and Herb Hendler
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded October 17, 1945
US Chart Position No. 5 Chart Debut: February 2, 1946
 
My One and Only Heart
~  a double charted single from March, 1953, with flip side "Say You're Mine Again"
Music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Al Stillman
With Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra
 
Watermelon Weather
~  a double charted single from May, 1952, with flip side "Maybe"
Words and Music by Hoagy Carmichael and Paul Francis Webster
both songs with Eddie Fisher & Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Produced by Dave Kapp
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City, May 13, 1952
US Chart Position No. 19
 
Look Out The Window ( And See How I'm Standing in the Rain )
           Music by Dave Mann 
with lyrics by Bob Hilliard
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus
Recorded in Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded December 31, 1953
 
They Say It's Wonderful
~  recorded by Perry in April, 1946
~ from the musical production "Annie Get Your Gun" and Published 1946
Words & Music by Irving Berlin
 
           I Wanna Go Home ( With You ) ( alternate version )
Sis 'N Bro Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, August 11, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
Words and Music by Jack Joyce and Joe Candullo
 
Let's Take an Old-Fashioned Walk
~  a double charted single from May, 1949, the "B" flip side to "Just One Way To Say I Love You"
from the 1949 Broadway musical production "Miss Liberty"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Aria Music Company / Sony / ATV Tunes LLC ~ ASCAP
Orchestra Conducted by Mitchell Ayres
With the Fontane Sisters
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded May 24, 1949
US Chart Position No. 15
 
Bali Ha'i
~ from the musical production "South Pacific"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba   ( My Bambino Go to Sleep )
Music by Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston 
with lyrics by Mack David, 1947
Oxford Music Corp.
Orchestra conducted by Lloyd Shaffer 
with The Satisfiers
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded April 10, 1947
US Chart Position No. 1 ( 3 Weeks ) Chart Debut: June 7, 1947
 
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
~ from the 20th Century-Fox Picture "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" 1947
Music by Joe Howard and Harold Orlob, 
with lyrics by Frank Adams and Will Hough, 1909
Edward B. Marks Music Corp. ~ ASCAP
Orchestra Conducted by Lloyd Shaffer with The Satisfiers
Produced by Mr. Kissinger
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded May 29, 1947
US Chart Position No. 2~4 Chart Debut: July 30, 1947 & October 25, 1947
 
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
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. ~ ASCAP
Orchestra Conducted by Lloyd Shaffer
with the Satisfiers
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded April 10, 1947
US Chart Position No. 2 ( 1 Week ) Chart Debut: August 23, 1947
 
More and More
From the Universal picture "Can't Help Singing"
Music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg 1944
With Orchestra conducted by Lou Martin
 
A Hubba-Hubba-Hubba ( Dig You Later )
~ from the Hollywood Musical "Doll Face", 1945
Music by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Harold Adamson, 1945
With the Orchestra of Russ Case
and the Satisfiers
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 6 - 2, New York City
Recorded October 13, 1945
US Chart Position No. 3 ( 1 Week ) Chart Debut: December 8, 1945
 
If I Loved You
~  recorded by Perry in May, 1945
from the Musical Show "Carousel"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II 1945
 
           A Dreamer's Holiday
Skidmore Music Co., Inc. and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, August 11, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 3 with flip-side "The Meadows of Heaven"
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Kim Gannon , 1949
 
No Other Love
~ from the 1953 Stage Musical "Me and Juliet"
Words and Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, 1953
With Henri René's Orchestra and Chorus
Produced by Hugo Winterhalter
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City, May 19, 1953
US Chart Position No. 1
 
Rambling Rose
Music by Joseph Burke 
with lyrics by Joseph Allan McCarthy Jr. 1948
With Russ Case and His Orchestra and the Satisfiers
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded December 30, 1947
 
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
With Orchestra Conducted by Russell Case
Produced by Herb Hendler
Recorded at Lottos Club, New York City, July 3, 1945
US Chart Position No. 1
 
Disc 1 ~ 25 tracks Time U/K
Disc 2 ~ 25 tracks Time U/K
 
Compiled, sequenced and mastered by John Tracy
Sleeve Notes: John Tracy
 
Green Umbrella 2006
Catalogue No: ICON2CD2005 MONO
Barcode: 5051255200528
Public Domain Sources 
 
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England
 
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