Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
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Opening Theme: Dream Along With Me Time :40
Words and Music by Carl Sigman
Accentuate the Positive Time 2:53
Music by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer , 1944 
It Could Happen To You Time 2:47
~ from the 1944 Paramount film "And the Angels Sing"
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke , 1944
Love Letters Time 2:00
~ from the 1945 Paramount film "Love Letters"
Music by Victor Young and lyrics by Edward Heyman, 1945

           Letters ( medley ): Time 9:42

Letters Theme: We Get Letters & Dear Perry Time :28
Words and Music by Ray Charles
Almost Like Being In Love
~ from the musical production "Brigadoon" 1947, 1954
Music by Frederick Loewe and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Little Man You've Had A Busy Day
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Maurice Sigler and Al Hoffman 1934
( The ) Gypsy In My Soul
~ from the University of Pennsylvania Mask & Wig revue "Fifty-Fifty"
Music by Clay Boland and lyrics by Moe Jaffe, 1938
( The ) Whiffenpoof Song
~ featured in the 1944 Air Force film "Winged Victory"
Music by Tod B. Galloway and lyrics by Meade Minnigerode with George S. Pomeroy, 1909, 1936
Begin the Beguine
~ from the 1935 Stage musical "Jubilee"
Words and Music by Cole Porter
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Time 2:20
~ from the 1930 revue "Rhythm-Mania"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Ted Koehler, 1930
Red Sails in the Sunset Time 3:05
~ featured in the Stage musical "Provincetown Follies"
Music by Hugh Williams ( Will Grosz ) and lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy, 1935
Birth of the Blues Time 3:22
Music by Ray Henderson with lyrics by B.G. DeSylva and Lew Brown , 1926
When I Fall in Love Time 2:58
~ featured in the 1957 film "Istanbul"       
Music by Victor Young and lyrics by Edward Heyman, 1952
Come Rain or Come Shinethis track was dropped from stereo versions of the LP due to space limitations Time 3:18
from the Stage musical "St. Louis Woman"
Music by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, 1946

           Letters ( medley ): Time 10:21

Letters Theme: Dear Perry Time :14
Words and Music by Ray Charles
You Made Me Love You  ( I Didn't Want to Do It )
~ featured in the 1955 Hollywood musical "Love Me or Leave Me"
Music by James V. Monaco and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy , 1913
I May Be Wrong  ( But I Think You're Wonderful )
~ from the musical comedy "John Murray Anderson's Almanac"
Music by Harry Sullivan and lyrics by Harry Ruskin, 1929
Like Someone In Love
~ from the Hollywood musical "Belle of the Yukon"
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke , 1944
Vaya Con Dios ( May God Be With You )
Words and Music by Larry Russell, Buddy Pepper and Inez James, 1953
It Had To Be You Time 2:34
~ from the 1944 Hollywood musical "Show Business"
Music by Isham Jones and lyrics by Gus Kahn, 1924, 1944
Twilight on the Trail Time 3:34
~ from the 1936 Paramount film "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine"
Music by Louis Alter and lyrics by Sidney D. Mitchell, 1936
Closing Theme: You Are Never Far Away Time :40
Music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Allan Roberts  
Dance Only With Me
from the Broadway Production "Say Darling"
Music by Julie Styne
with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Kewpie Doll ( with Ray Charles )
Words and Music by Sid Tepper
and Roy C. Bennett
Beats There a Heart So True
Words and Music by Noel Sherman
and Jack Keller
Moon Talk
Words and Music by Al Hoffman
and Dick Manning
Love Makes the World Go 'Round
Words and Music by Ollie Jones
Mandolins In the Moonlight
Words and Music by George Weiss
and Aaron Schroeder
Catch a Falling Star
Words and Music by Lee Pockriss
and Paul Vance
Magic Moments
Music by Burt Bacharach
with lyrics by Hal David , 1958
Saturday Night With Mr. C. ~ LSP-1971
Vinyl Version
With Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
& The Ray Charles Singers
Arrangements by Joe Lipman and Jack Andrews
Recorded February 12 ~ 20 & March 5 ~ 12, 1958
Produced by Joe Reisman
Recording Engineer: Bob Simpson

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