Relaxing With Perry Como
Relaxing with Perry Como
Side One
Prisoner of Love
~  a Gold Record for Perry in 1946
~ introduced and featured by Russ Columbo in 1931
Music by Russ Columbo and Clarence Gaskill with lyrics by Leo Robin, 1931
~  a Gold Record for Perry in 1948
~ featured by Mario Lanza in "The Great Caruso", 1951
Music by Guy d'Hardelot and lyrics by Edward Teschemacher, 1902
When You Were Sweet Sixteen ( with The Satisfiers )
~  a Gold Record for Perry in 1947
~ from the Bing Crosby Productions, Inc., Picture "The Great John L."
Words and Music by James Thornton and Published 1898
Far Away Places
~  a #4 Charted Hit for Perry in 1949
Words and Music by Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney, 1948
Black Moonlight  
~ from the motion picture musical "Too Much Harmony"
Music by Arthur Johnston and lyrics by Sam Coslow, 1933
While We're Young ( with Chorus )  
Music by Alec Wilder and Morty Palitz with lyrics by Bill Engvick , 1943
Side Two   
Song of Songs
~ An English translation of the French song "Chanson du Coeur Brise"
Music by Harold Vicars and lyrics by Clarence Lucas , 1914
Original French lyrics by Maurice Vancaire
'Till the End of Time
~  a Gold Record for Perry in 1945
~ adapted from Chopin's Polonaise No. 6 in A Flat Major
Words and Music by Ted Mossman and Buddy Kaye, 1945
~  a Gold Record for Perry in 1945
~ from the MGM film "Going Hollywood"
Music by Nacio Herb Brown and lyrics by Arthur Freed , 1933
If ( They Made Me a King )
~  a Gold Record for Perry in 1951
Music by Tolchard Evans, lyrics by Robert Hargreaves and Stanley J. Damerell , 1934
If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You  
~  introduced in the stage musical "Revenge with Music"
Music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Howard Dietz, 1934
Over The Rainbow ( with Sally Sweetland )  
~ from the Hollywood musical "The Wizard of Oz"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg , 1939
  from the 1952 RCA Victor 10" LP "TV Favorites" LPM-3013
  all others from the 1953 RCA Victor 10" LP "Supper Club Favorites" LPM-3044
Notes: ~ By 1956 the 10" LP was being replaced by the new 12" LP format
having twelve tracks in place of eight. This album compilation is a direct expansion
of Perry's 1953 LP "Supper Club Favorites" with the addition of four songs taken
from his 1952 LP "TV Favorites" and re-titled "Relaxing With Perry Como". 
Three songs from "TV Favorites" were moved to the expanded version of
"Perry Como Sings Broadway Hits" while "I Concentrate On You" was excluded
from re-release until Perry's 1962 RCA Camden album "Make Someone Happy".
All tracks monaural. Album Notes
Perry Como
With Orchestra and Chorus
| 1940s | Early 50s | Late 50s | Early 60s | Late 60s | Early 70s | Late 70s | 1980s |

Composer Index
A Perry Como Discography 
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Friday, April 07, 2023