Perry Como Live On Tour ~ at the Mill Run Theatre, Niles, Illinois, July, 1980Perry Como in Concert

Bing Crosby Medley  ( 'Live' Medley Tribute 1980 )1987 photo of Perry by Vincent Ialenti

Arranged and Conducted by Nick Perito
with Vocal Arrangements by Ray Charles
Live recording on location produced by Mike Berniker
Time 31:36 Side A and 28:42 Side B applause and talk included
Recording Engineer: Mike Moran
RCA Mobile Unit: Ron Olson and Tom Brown
Mastering Engineer: Mike Posner
Recorded 'Live' at the Mill Run Theatre, Niles, Illinois, July 29th, 30th, 31st, 1980
Album issue: RCA-LP12 "Perry Como Live On Tour" AQL1-3826 STEREO 1981
Live On Tour ~ 1980
~ Blue Skies Words and Music by Irving Berlin, 1927
~ But Beautiful Music by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke , 1948
~ Dear Hearts and Gentle People Music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Bob Hilliard , 1950
~ Sweet Leilani Words and Music by Harry Owens , 1937
~ Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive Music by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer , 1944
~ Swingin' On a Star Music by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Johnny Burke , 1944
~ Pennies from Heaven Music by Arthur Johnston with lyrics by Johnny Burke , 1936
~ Too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ral ( That's an Irish Lullaby ) Words and Music by James Royce Shannon , 1914. 1944
~ White Christmas Words and Music by Irving Berlin , 1942
~ In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening Music by Hoagy Carmichael with lyrics by Johnny Mercer , 1951
Notes: ~ These songs were included within a tribute to Bing Crosby which Perry performed several times in live performance and on his well known television specials throughout the 1980s.  The tribute was again featured in live performance on a 1989 PBS television special with the Boston Pops and John Williams which included an encore performance with Perry singing "The Wind Beneath My Wings" interspersed with Crosby and Como video footage from their 1960 television shows where each was the guest of the other. This PBS Special was repeated many times during the years following.

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