Maria
~ from the 1957 Broadway musical production "West Side Story"
Music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, 1957
 
You're Following Mereal stereo
~ a charting single from October, 1961, with flip side "Especially For the Young"
Music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Bob Hilliard
 
Special single release by RCA Italiana, Italy circa 1962
 

Original Italian description:

Il simpatico Perry Como di nuovo alla ribalta discografica con una bella e famosissima canzone : "Maria", composta da Leonard Bernstein e tratta dal film "West Side Story", che ha conquistato ben dieci Oscar.   E la presenta come lui solo sa fare: con quel suo stile semplice, delicato, naturale che gli ha conquistato nel cuore del pubblico un posto di privilegio tra i "favoriti" della canzone.

   

English translation:

The nice Perry Como is again in the limelight with a beautiful and famous song : "Maria", composed by Leonard Bernstein and taken from the film "West Side Story", which won ten Oscars. And he presents it as he alone knows how to do: with his simple, delicate, natural style that has won in the heart of the audience a privileged place among the "favorites" of the song

 

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