A Special Tribute To Perry Como For
His 40th Year with RCA Victor
A Very Limited Edition
"This special album celebrates both Perry Como's 40th anniversary with
RCA Records and his 50th anniversary in show business. Perry has had
a remarkable career spanning every area of entertainment - motion
pictures, concerts, recording, radio and television.
with RCA Records in 1943, Perry extended his talents to the highly successful
'Chesterfield Supper Club' NBC radio show, nightclub dates, and a show at New
York's famous Paramount Theatre.
But it was in television on the NBC
network that Perry was to make his greatest mark, first with "The Perry Como
Show", then with "Perry Como Show Saturday Nights". Subsequently, there was
the enormously popular "Perry Como Kraft Music Hall" beamed around the world
We at RCA are proud to have brought Perry's performing talents
to millions of Americans over the past 40 years. As we salute Perry, we look
forward to many more years of association with one of America's best-loved
Thornton F. Bradshaw Chairman RCA
"Perry Como has been recording continually for
RCA Records for more years than any other artist. In his four decades with
the company, he has produced an incredible string of hits including the 12
songs in this tribute album. In his first 14 years with the label, Perry had
nine number one records.
This collection, covering Perry's 40 years of
hit makers, brings a phenomenal singing career under pleasant scrutiny. It
also holds the promise that the next decade will bring new luster to a golden
career in progress.
On behalf of RCA Records, I extend congratulations
and appreciation to the man who has given us our longest running