TV Favorites ~ Original Album 1952Perry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
 
TV FAVORITES
~ As Sung by Perry on His Chesterfield TV Show

           | Back to 1950s | TV Favorites | Relaxing With Perry Como | Broadway Hits |

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Recorded March 4th, 11th & 13th, 1952   

First 10" LP Album Sessions for "TV FAVORITES" RCA Victor LPM-3013
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and Chorus
and Sally Sweetland for "Over The Rainbow" & "Summertime"
 
Songs from this compilation later incorporated within 12" format LP releases:
"Relaxing with Perry Como" and "Perry Como Sings Hits From Broadway Shows"
both released in 1956 as the 12" LP was standardized

          March 4th, 1952

Over the Rainbow  E2VB - 5571  Take 1 - 1A
I Concentrate On You   E2VB - 5572  Take 1 - 1A

March 11th, 1952

If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You  E2VB - 5573  Take 1 - 1A
My Heart Stood Still  E2VB - 5574  Take 1
Summertime  E2VB - 5575  Take 1 - 1A
While We're Young  E2VB - 5576  Take 1
You'll Never Walk Alone  E2VB - 5577  Take ( TEST ONLY )
Nobody  E2VB - 5670  Take ( TEST ONLY ) ( NOT RELEASED )

March 13th, 1952

My Heart Stood Still  E2VB - 5574  Take 1A
While We're Young  E2VB - 5576  Take 1A
You'll Never Walk Alone  E2VB - 5577  Take 1 - 1A

Recording used from previous session:

December 05, 1950

Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
With Orchestra and Chorus conducted by the composer Sigmund Romberg
Black Moonlight   E0VB - 6246  Take 1 - 1A
The "smoking" cigarette on the cover of this album is indicative of Perry's  long time relationship with Chesterfield Cigarettes,  sponsor of the "Supper Club" radio show and the Chesterfield "Perry Como Show" broadcast on television for many years. This was Perry's first formatted 10" LP and titled "TV Favorites" for which songs were culled from recording sessions in March of 1952. One previously recorded song included within this compilation was recorded in December, 1950, "Black Moonlight", one of two songs conducted by the composer Sigmund Romberg, the other being a novelty hit for Perry titled "Zing Zing ~ Zoom Zoom".

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