Perry Como With The Fontane SistersPerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
 
The Fontane Sisters
A Dreamer's Holiday
Skidmore Music Co., Inc. and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, August 11, 1949
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 3 with flip-side "The Meadows of Heaven"
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Kim Gannon , 1949
 
A ~ You're Adorable
Aria Music Company / Sony / ATV Tunes LLC ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, March 1, 1949
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 1 with flip-side "When Is Sometime?"
Music by Sidney Lippman 
with lyrics by Fred Wise and Buddy Kaye, 1948
 
It's a Lovely Day Today
Irving Berlin Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, November 26, 1950
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US  flip-side of "You're Just In Love ( I Wonder Why )" 
~ from the 1950 Broadway musical "Call Me Madam"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin. 1950
 
You're Just In Love  ( I Wonder Why )
Irving Berlin Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, September 26, 1950
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 5 with flip-side "It's a Lovely Day Today"
~ from the 1950 Broadway musical "Call Me Madam"
Words and Music by Irving Berlin. 1950
 
I Wanna Go Home ( With You ) ( original single version )
Sis 'N Bro Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, August 11, 1949
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 18 with flip-side "Hush Little Darlin'"
Words and Music by Jack Joyce and Joe Candullo
 
If Wishes Were Kisses  
Roncom Music Company / Sony Tunes Inc. ~ BMI
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, November 28, 1950
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US  flip-side of "Here's To My Lady" and UK "The Ruby and the Pearl"
Words and Music by Larry Stock and Milton Drake
 
To Know You   ( Is To Love You )
Charlie Deitcher Productions, Inc. / Music Sales Corp. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at Manhattan Center, NYC, September 9, 1952
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 19 with flip-side "My Lady Loves to Dance"
Music by Robert Allen with lyrics by Allan Roberts , 1952
 
There's No Boat Like a Rowboat
Bourne Co. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at Manhattan Center, NYC, May 15, 1951
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 20 with flip-side "There's a Big Blue Cloud ( Next to Heaven )"
Words and Music by Irving Gordon
 
Play Me a Hurtin' Tune
Aria Music Co. / Edward Proffitt Music ~ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, January 29, 1952
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US  flip-side of "Noodlin' Rag" 
Music by Sydney Lippman with lyrics by Sylvia Dee, 1952
 
Noodlin' Rag
WB Music Corp. / Charlie Deitcher Productions, Inc. / Roberts Allan Music ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, January 29, 1952
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 23 with flip-side "Play Me a Hurtin' Tune"
Music by Robert Allen with lyrics by Allan Roberts, 1952
 
Hoop-Dee-Doo
Amy Dee Music Corp. / Frank Music Corp. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, March 16, 1950
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 1 with flip-side "On the Outgoing Tide"
Music by Milton de Lugg with lyrics by Frank Loesser
 
Rollin' Stone
BeeBourne Co. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at Manhattan Center, NYC, August 28, 1951
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US Chart Position No. 24 with flip-side "With All My Heart and Soul"
Words and Music by Irving Gordon
 
Hush Little Darlin'
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, October 3, 1949
with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
US  flip-side of "I Wanna Go Home ( With You )" 
Music by Bob Haymes with lyrics by Marty Clarke
 
N'Yot N'Yow  ( The Pussycat Song ) ~ A Cappella
Universal / MCA Music Publishing ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, December 2, 1948
Ukulele played by Jack Lathrope with Chorus
US Chart Position No. 20 with flip-side "Roses of Picardy"
Words and Music by Dick Manning
 
Perry Como With The Fontane Sisters
 
CD RCA 07863 69388 - 2 | Back Cover | Front Cover |
1 DISC  ~ 14 TRACKS 39:25
ALL TRACKS TRUE MONAURAL
 
Compilation produced by
Paul Williams for House of Hits Productions, Ltd.
Audio Restoration: Bill Lacey
Digital Transfers: Dennis Ferrante
Project Director: Victoria Sarro
Project Research: Jennifer Liebeskind
Compiled and Sequenced by: George Townsend
Essay: George Townsend
 
Special thanks to: Jon Bryant,
Glenn Korman, Mike Panico, Rob Santos
 
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