Como's Golden Records ~ Volume 1 EPA-5012

Papa Loves Mambo

Words and Music by Al Hoffman, Dick Manning and Bix Reichner 1954
Shapiro-Bernstein & Co., Inc. & Al Hoffman Songs Inc. ~ ASCAP
 
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
and The Ray Charles Chorus
Arranged by Joe Reisman and Produced by Joe Carlton
 
Recorded in Webster Hall, New York
Recording Engineer: unknown
Recorded August 31, 1954
 

Original and label approved sources:

All Time Greatest Hits   ( BMG ) 
Best Hits  ( JAPAN ) 1994 ~ STEREO / MONO
( The ) Best of Perry Como  ( BMG JAPAN 2002 )
Best Selection  ( BMG JAPAN 1994 ) 
Como's Golden Records   ( RCA Original Release ) RCA Victor original release 1958
Greatest Hits  ( BMG 2 CD 1999 ) MONO 

Perry Como   ( BMG JAPAN  )  1994

Perry Como   ( BMG JAPAN  )  1986 JAPAN R32P-1016
Platinum & Gold Collection  ( BMG HERITAGE / ARISTA 2003 )
Pure Gold   ( BMG 1975 ) Original "Pure Gold Series" Release
Reader's Digest Legendary Performers Series  ( 2 CD ) ( 1994 )
Reader's Digest UK Box Set  ( 3 CD ) ( 1998 ) 
Reader's Digest US/CANADA Box Set  ( 3 CD ) ( 1999 ) 
Round and Round & Other Hits  ( RCA ) ( 1993 ) MONO
Song Box: Million Sellers   ( BMG JAPAN 5 DISC SET )  1993 PURE MONO
( The ) Very Best of Perry Como  ( BMG CD 2000 ) 
Yesterday & Today  A Celebration in Song ( BMG 3 CD BOX ) ( 1993 ) 
Your Hit Parade: 1954   ( TIME-LIFE MUSIC )  1990 PURE MONO

Unconfirmed and public domain sources:
32 Greatest Hits  ( CéDé INTL ) SOURCES UNIDENTIFIED
36 All-Time Greatest Hits   ( 3 CD BOX ) UNVERIFIED SOURCES
Beautiful Music Box Set  ( DISK 2 ) ( 1991 ) MONO
( The ) Best of Perry Como ~ ELECTRONIC STEREO 
( The ) Best of Perry Como  ( BMG RECORDS UK ) ( 1996 ) BMG UK SOURCES
( The ) Best of Perry Como  ( BMG CAMDEN UK 2003 ) 
Born To Be a Hit  ( BMG AUSTRALIA BOX SET 4 DISCS ) 1995
By Special Request  ( Heartland Music ) 1991
Catch a Falling Star   ( Bellaphon ) 
Catch a Falling Star   ( Germany ) 
( The ) Collection  ( CASTLE ) ( 1988 ) ENHANCED MONO BMG UK SOURCES
( The ) Definitive Collection  ( CAMDEN UK ) ( 1999 ) UK SOURCES MONO 
( The ) Essential Perry Como  ( ZOMBA RECORDS UK  ) ( 2003 ) BMG UK SOURCES
Gold ~ Greatest Hits  ( RCA RECORDS UK 2001 ) UK SOURCES NOT VERIFIED
Greatest Hits  ( BMG AUSTRALIA ) ( 1987 ) BMG UK SOURCES ( UNVERIFIED )
Here's Perry Como  ( DISKY 2006 ) SOURCES NOT VERIFIED
Hit Story  ( 1 CD ) ( 2001 )  ~ GERMAN RELEASE UNVERIFIED SOURCES

ICONS  ( 2 CD ) ( 2006 )  ~ GREEN UMBRELLA ( PUBLIC DOMAIN SOURCES )

I Grandi Successi Originali  ( BMG ITALY ) 2002 ~ UNKNOWN SOURCES
Legendary Perry Como  ( BMG AUSTRALIA BOX SET 3 DISCS ) 2000
Legends ~ Perry Como  ( BMG UK CAMDEN BOX SET 3 DISCS ) 2002
Legends in Concert  ( WHI Int. Ltd )  2006 Broadcast Transcriptions
( The ) Living Legend  ( RCA UK FULL-PRICE  ) ( 1992 ) UK SOURCES ( SHOULD PREMIUM QUALITY )
Magic Moments  ( JOKER ) ( 1987 ) ENHANCED MONO SOURCES UNVERIFIED
My Greatest Songs  ( BMG AUSTRALIA ) 1992 ~ UNKNOWN SOURCES
Pure Gold   ( BMG AUSTRALIA ) Rainwood Label
Smooth 'n' Easy  ( 2 CD )  Pulse 2005
Softly  ( BMG AUSTRALIA ) 1995 ~ UNKNOWN SOURCES
( The ) Ultimate Collection  ( BMG AUSTRALIA  2 CD 1998 ) FAKE STEREO
( The ) Very Best of  Perry Como  ( BMG UK  ) ( 2004 ) BMG UK SOURCES

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