PERRY COMO
'With a song 
in my heart'

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Disc 1

With a Song In My Heart  Rodgers/Hart 23 Dec 1948

Blue Room  Rodgers/Hart 17 Dec 1948

Far Away Places  Whitney/Kramer 14 Dec 1948

Laroo Laroo Lilli Bolero  Dee/Moore/Leeman 1948

Because  D'Hardelot/Teschemacher 2 Dec 1947

What'll I Do ?  Berlin 25 Sep 1947

Love Me Or Leave Me  Donaldson/Kahn 25 Sep 1947

Body and Soul  Green/Heyman/Eyton/Sour 11 Jul 1947

I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now  Howard/Adams/Hough 25 May 1947

When You Were Sweet Sixteen  Thornton 10 Apr 1947

Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba  ( My Bambino Go To Sleep )  David/Hoffman/Livingston 10 Apr 1947

Easter Parade Berlin

( The ) Song of Songs  Moya

So Far  Rodgers/Hammerstein

All Through The Day   Kern/Hammerstein

If I'm Lucky  DeLange/Myrow

Surrender  Benjamin/Weiss

They Say It's Wonderful  Berlin

Girl Of My Dreams  Clapp/Kullua

If You Were The Only Girl  ( In the World )  Grey/Ayer

You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby  Warren/Mercer

Blue Skies  ~ 1946   Berlin

Disc 2

Sonata   Drake/Shirl/Alstone

A Garden In The Rain   Drenforth/Gibbons

More Than You Know  ~ 1946   Youmans/Rose/Eliscu

Prisoner of Love  Robin/Columbo/Gaskill

I'm Confessin' ( That I Love You )  Doughty/Reynolds/Neiburg

I'm Always Chasing Rainbows   McCarthy/Carroll

You Won't Be Satisfied  ( Until You Break My Heart )  James/Stock

( Did You Ever Get )  That Feeling In The Moonlight  Cavanagh/Stock/Schuster

'Till The End of Time  Kaye/Mossman

If I Loved You  Rodgers/Hammerstein

I'm Gonna Love That Gal ( Like She's Never Been Loved Before )  Ash

I'll Always Be With You  Osser/Goetschius

Temptation  ~ 1945  Freed/Brown

Dig You Later ( A Hubba, Hubba, Hubba )  Adams/McHugh

More and More   Kern/Harburg

I Dream Of You  ( More Than You Dream I Do )  Osser/Goetschius

Lili Marlene  Schiltz/Leip/Park/David

Long Ago ( And Far Away )  Gershwin/Kern

I Love You  Thompson/Archer

Have I Stayed Away Too Long ?  Loesser

Goodbye Sue  Rule/Ricca/Loman

Deep In The Heart of Texas ( Decca Recording 12/09/41 )  Swander/Hershey

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Perry Como

'With a Song in my
Heart'

Perry Como was born on May 18th 1912 in the steel town of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania,
and first worked in a barber shop at the age of 12. Como then left the barber job to sing
with big bands, first with Freddie Carlone, and later, in 1935 with the Ted Weems Orchestra.
When the orchestra broke up in 1942, Como signed a recording contract with RCA,
with whom he was to top the charts with "'Till The End Of Time" in 1945.

Como helped pioneer variety shows on the new medium of television in the 1950s
and performed on television specials during the past four decades. His television career spanned 20 years.
He had 14 singles that made it to No. 1 and sold more than 100 million albums.
He had more than 20 gold records in his career, and was probably best known
for the tune "And I Love You So."

In 1958, Como won a Grammy Award as best male singer for the hit "Catch a Falling Star."

While Como emulated singer Bing Crosby in his early years, some of his best-known numbers
were light novelty songs like "Hot Diggity" and "Papa Loves Mambo."
During most of the sixties, Como was in semi retirement, but was tempted back out onto the road
in the 70's on a fairly extensive world tour. This increased exposure also led to his first hit singles
for over a decade with "It's Impossible", "For The Good Times" and "I Love You So"
According to some sources, Como had sold in excess of 100 million albums by the eighties,
and once again, retired from the business, releasing just a couple of compilations
over the next decade or so.
Unfortunately, on 12 May 2001, 6 days before his 89th birthday,
Perry Como died peacefully in his sleep at his home.
 
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