The Best of Perry Como ~ Japan 2002
 
THE BEST OF 
PERRY COMO ( JAPAN )
 
 
It's Impossible
Original music with Spanish lyrics
by Canache Armando Manzanero, 1970
with English lyrics by Sid Wayne
 
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
 
Prisoner of Love
~ introduced and featured by Russ Columbo in 1931
Music by Russ Columbo and Clarence Gaskill
with lyrics by Leo Robin, 1931
 
"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
 
A Bushel and A Peck ( with Betty Hutton )
Introduced by Vivian Blaine in the musical production "Guy's and Dolls"
Words and Music by Frank Loesser, 1950
 
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
 
( The ) Rose Tattoo
~ a popular single for Perry in Japan from September, 1955
inspired by the Paramount-Wallis film "The Rose Tattoo"
Music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Jack Brooks
 
Catch a Falling Star
~ first certified "Gold" record by R.I.A.A. in 1958
Words and Music by Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance
 
Route 66
Words and Music by Bobby Troup
 
Smile ( 1961 Medley excerpt )
Music by Charles Chaplin
and lyrics by John Turner
and Geoffrey Parsons, 1954
 
My Favorite Things
~ from "The Sound of Music" 1959, 1965
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
 
What's New ?
Music by Bob Haggart with lyrics by Johnny Burke 1939
 
( The ) Shadow of Your Smile  ( Love theme from "The Sandpiper" )
Music by Johnny Mandel with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, 1965
 
Yesterday
Words and Music by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney, 1966
 
Slightly Out of Tune ( Desafinado )
Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
with original lyrics by Newton Mendonça, 1962
English lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh
 
Dream on Little Dreamer ( with The Anita Kerr Quartet )
~ from Perry's first Nashville album "The Scene Changes" recorded February, 1965
charted at No. 25 but issued as the single "B" side to "My Own Peculiar Way"
Words and Music by Jan Crutchfield and Fred Burch 
 
For The Good Times
Words and Music by Kris Kristofferson
 
And I Love You So
Words and Music by Don McLean
 
( The ) Wind Beneath My Wings
~ from the 1987 RCA Victor album "Perry Como Today"
Words and Music by Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar, 1983, 1988
Arranged, Conducted and Produced by Nick Perito
Co-Produced by Roncom Productions, Inc.
Recorded at Evergreen Studios, Burbank, California, February, 1987
 
1 DISC 20 TRACKS
MONAURAL / STEREO
2002 BMG JAPAN
BVCP-37317 

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