Perry Como Today - 1987

           Perry Como Today - 1987

Side One
Making Love To You
Music by Nick Perito
and lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Violin Soloist: Jerry Vinci
Trombone Soloist: Chauncey Welch
Sing Along With Me
Music by Nick Perito
and lyrics by Dee Williams
Tonight I Celebrate My Love For You
Music by Michael Masser 
and lyrics by Gerry Goffin, 1983
Butterfly ( I'll Set You Free )
Music by L. Russell Brown
and lyrics by Irwin Levine
Bless the Beasts and the Children
~ from the soundtrack of "Bless the Beasts and the Children"
Words and Music by Barry DeVorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr., 1971
Violin Soloist: Jerry Vinci
That's What Friends Are For
Music by Burt Bacharach
and lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, 1985
Side Two
( The )  Wind Beneath My Wings
Words and Music by Larry Henley 
and Jeff Silbar, 1983, 1988
I'm Dreaming of Hawaii
Music by Nick Perito
and lyrics by Jennifer L. Perito and Dick Williams
You're Nearer
~ from the 1940 Broadway Musical film version of "Too Many Girls"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Guitar Soloist: Dennis Budmir
My Heart Stood Still
~ from the 1927 London and American Stage musicals
"One Dam Thing After Another" and "A Connecticut Yankee"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart 1927
Trombone Soloist: Chauncey Welch
Do You Remember Me
Music by Nick Perito
and lyrics by Richard B. Matheson
( The )  Best of Times
~ from the score of the Broadway musical "La Cage Aux Folles"
Words and Music by Jerry Herman, 1983


Note: album LP Side 2 sequencing on the back cover differs from the content.
The actual sequencing within the album is as listed above.
Arranged, Conducted and Produced by Nick Perito
Co-Produced by Roncom Productions, Inc.
Recorded at Evergreen Studios, Burbank, California
Recorded February 2nd & 3rd, 1987
Recording Engineer: John Richards
Assistant Engineer: Mike Hatcher
Remixing by Mike Moran, RCA Studios, New York City.
Mastered by Jack Adelman at RCA, New York City
First Como recording released simultaneously on LP and Compact Disc
Orchestra Contractor: Joe Soldo
Violin Soloist: Jerry Vinci on "Making Love To You" and "Bless The Beasts and The Children"
Guitar Soloist: Dennis Budmir on "You're Nearer"
Trombone Soloist: Chauncey Welch on "Making Love To You" and "My Heart Stood Still"
Art Direction: Ria Lewerke
Photography: Michael Tighe
Special Thanks to Dick Williams, Mickey Glass, Terry Woodson,
Amanda Armstrong, Laurie Marks, Ria Lewerke and Laurel Dann

Perry with Nick Perito circa 1987

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