Hit Story
Perry Como
 
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
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
 
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows ( with The Satisfiers )
~ melody adapted from Chopin's "Fantaisie Impromptu in C# Minor
Music by Harry Carroll and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, 1917, 1946
 
Prisoner of Love
~ introduced and featured by Russ Columbo in 1931
Music by Russ Columbo and Clarence Gaskill
with lyrics by Leo Robin, 1931
 
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
 
"A"— You're Adorable
~  a No. 1 hit single from March, 1949, the "B" flip side to "When Is Sometime?"
Music by Sidney Lippman and lyrics by Fred Wise and Buddy Kaye, 1948
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
 
Because
~ featured by Mario Lanza in "The Great Caruso", 1951
Music by Guy d'Hardelot and lyrics by Edward Teschemacher, 1902
 
Far Away Places
Words and Music by Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney, 1948
 
Some Enchanted Evening
~ from the 1949 Stage musical "South Pacific"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
Forever and Ever
Music and original German lyrics by Franz Winkler
English lyrics by Malia Rosa, 1949
 
Hoop-Dee-Doo
Music by Milton de Lugg 
with lyrics by Frank Loesser
 
If  (1950)
Music by Tolchard Evans, lyrics by Robert Hargreaves
and Stanley J. Damerell , 1934
 
Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes ( with The Ramblers )
~  recorded by Perry in November, 1952
Words and Music by Slim Willet, 1952
 
Papa Loves Mambo
~  recorded by Perry in August, 1954
Words and Music by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning and Bix Reichner 1954
 
Wanted
~  recorded by Perry in December, 1953
Words and Music by Lois Steele and Jack Fulton , 1954
 
Chee Chee-Oo Chee ( Sang the Little Bird )
Music by Saverio Seracini  
with English lyrics by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons, 1955
Original Italian lyrics by Ettore Minoretti
 
Ko-Ko-Mo ( I Love You So )
Words and Music by Eunice Levy, Jake Porter
and Forest Wilson , 1955
 
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
 
Moon Talk
Words and Music by Al Hoffman
and Dick Manning
 
Mandolins In the Moonlight
Words and Music by George Weiss
and Aaron Schroeder
 
Caterina
Words and Music by Earl Shuman 
and Maurice "Bugs" Bower, 1961
 
It's Impossible
Music by Canache Armando Manzanero
with lyrics by Sid Wayne
And I Love You So
Words and Music by Don McLean
 
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