One More Time
 
~ 2 DISC BOX SET
 

DISK: ONE

Sweethearts Holiday
Music by Robert Allen
with lyrics by Allan Roberts

Perry Como w
ith Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and Chorus
Recorded Manhattan Center, New York City
Record
ed July 17, 1952

           You're Just In Love  ( I Wonder Why )
Irving Berlin Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, September 26, 1950
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
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

Surprising
Words and Music by John Rox
Roncom Music Company
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra

Recorded at
Manhattan Center, New York City

Record
ed June 26, 1951

           Candy Kisses
           Words and Music by George Morgan
           Produced and directed by Charles Grean
           The Fontane Sisters

           I Wish I Had A Record ( Of The Promises You Made )
Words and Music by Hal David, Al Goodhart and Arthur Altman
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded July 7, 1949
 
A ~ You're Adorable ( The Alphabet Song )
Aria Music Company / Sony / ATV Tunes LLC ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, March 1, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 1 with flip-side "When Is Sometime?"
Music by Sidney Lippman 
with lyrics by Fred Wise and Buddy Kaye, 1948
 
There's No Boat Like a Rowboat
Bourne Co. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at Manhattan Center, NYC, May 15, 1951
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 20 with flip-side "There's a Big Blue Cloud ( Next to Heaven )"
Words and Music by Irving Gordon
 
Easter Parade
Words and Music by Irving Berlin 
Irving Berlin Music
Perry Como with Orchestra conducted by Lloyd Shaffer
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded January 23, 1947

           Hurry, Hurry, Hurry
           Words and Music by Don Reid
           The Fontane Sisters
           featuring The Three Suns

           Look For the Silver Lining
           Words and Music by B.G. DeSylva and Jerome Kern
           The Fontane Sisters
           featuring The Three Suns

           Please Believe Me ( Walker–Merrill )
           Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres’ Orchestra
           (Victor D9-VB-2472) Recorded November 1949 3:18

           Play Me a Hurtin' Tune
Aria Music Co. / Edward Proffitt Music ~ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, January 29, 1952
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US  flip-side of "Noodlin' Rag" 
Music by Sydney Lippman with lyrics by Sylvia Dee, 1952
 
           Rollin' Stone
BeeBourne Co. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at Manhattan Center, NYC, August 28, 1951
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 24 with flip-side "With All My Heart and Soul"
Words and Music by Irving Gordon
 
If You Were My Girl
Music by  Tony Romano with lyrics by Johnny Bradford
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded NBC Studios G-H, New York City
Recording Time 2:40
Recorded June 15, 1950

           The Fortune Teller Song ( Third Ending )
           Words and Music by Cy Coben and Charles Grean
           The Fontane Sisters with piano by Billy Rowland

           A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
~ from the 1950 Walt Disney film "Cinderella"
Music by Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston with
lyrics by Mack David, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra 
Produced by Henri René
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded October 3, 1949
 
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo ( The Magic Song ) 
~ from the 1950 Walt Disney film "Cinderella"
Music by Al Hoffman and Mack David with lyrics by Jerry Livingston
Walt Disney Music Co., Inc. ~ ASCAP
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters 
Produced by Henri René
 
Childhood is a Meadow
Words and Music by Jerry Tobias, Charles Tobias
and Frederick K Tobias
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded in Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded April 10, 1952
 
Kissing Bridge
Music by Robert Allen and lyrics by Al Stillman 1953
Roncom Music Co., and Charlie Deitcher Productions
The Fontane Sisters ( with Perry Como )
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City circa 1953
With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra
 
It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas
Words and Music by Meredith Willson, 1951
Frank-Meredith Willson Music ~ ASCAP
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
and the Fontane Sisters
 
Cara Cara Bella Bella
Music by Lucius del Guercio ( a.k.a. Jean Alexander )
English lyrics by Ray Carter and Lucile Johnson
Fred Ahlert Music Corporation ASCAP
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded June 26, 1951
 
Willow Weep For Me
Words and Music by Ann Ronell
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
The Fontane Sisters
 
I Cross My Fingers
Music by Lucius del Guercio ( a.k.a. Jean Alexander )
English lyrics by Ray Carter and Lucile Johnson
Fred Ahlert Music Corporation ASCAP
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded June 26, 1951
 
Did Anyone Ever Tell You Mrs. Murphy?
Music by Karl Suessdorf 
with lyrics by Leah Worth and Lloyd Sloan
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded December 1, 1949
 
To Know You   ( Is To Love You )
Charlie Deitcher Productions, Inc. / Music Sales Corp. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at Manhattan Center, NYC, September 9, 1952
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 19 with flip-side "My Lady Loves to Dance"
Music by Robert Allen with lyrics by Allan Roberts , 1952
 
Bless Your Heart
Words and Music by Milton Drake, Duke Enston and Harry Stride
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
The Fontane Sisters
 
Give Me Your Hand
Words and Music by Dorothy Stewart, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded May 3, 1949

           Put Me in the Mood
           Words and Music by Bernie Lowe and Al Lubar
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           A ~ You're Adorable ( The Alphabet Song ) ~ A Parody
           ~ a parody released to radio stations as a promotion of the original song
Perry Como with The Fontane Sisters
Music by Sidney Lippman, lyrics unknown  

           DISK: TWO

           Happy Days and Lonely Nights
           Words and Music by Billy Rose and Fred Fisher
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           The Ruby and the Pearl
~ featured in the film "Thunder in the East"
Music by Jay Livingston
with Lyrics by Ray Evans 1952
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded July 15, 1952
 
Once in a While
Words and Music by Michael Edwards and Bud Green
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
The Fontane Sisters
 
It's a Lovely Day Today
Irving Berlin Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, November 26, 1950
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
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
 
Lonesome, That's All
Words and Music by Ben J. Bradley and Lee S. Roberts
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded April 1, 1952

           Take Everything  ( Vaughn )
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           My Lady Loves to Dance 
Words and Music by Sammy Gallop and Milton DeLugg
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Produced by Dave Kapp
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded September 9, 1952

           Playmates
           Words and Music by Saxie Dowell
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           Noodlin' Rag
WB Music Corp. / Charlie Deitcher Productions, Inc. / Roberts Allan Music ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, January 29, 1952
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 23 with flip-side "Play Me a Hurtin' Tune"
Music by Robert Allen with lyrics by Allan Roberts, 1952
 
N'Yot N'Yow  ( The Pussycat Song ) ~ A Cappella
Universal / MCA Music Publishing ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, December 2, 1948
Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters
Ukulele played by Jack Lathrope with Chorus
US Chart Position No. 20 with flip-side "Roses of Picardy"
Words and Music by Dick Manning
 
There's a Big Blue Cloud  
Words and Music by Ervin M. Drake  
with Hans Lengsfelder and Paul James McGrane
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Produced by Charles Grean and Hugo Winterhalter
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded May 15, 1951

           Echoes of Your Love
           Words and Music by Maxwell Wolfson, Edward White and James Cassin
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           If Wishes Were Kisses  
Roncom Music Company / Sony Tunes Inc. ~ BMI
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, November 28, 1950
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
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
 
Keep It Gay
~ from the musical production "Me and Juliet"
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Perry Como with Henri René's Orchestra and Chorus
Produced by Hugo Winterhalter
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded May 19, 1953

           If I Didn't Have To  ( Vaughn, Wood )
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           Hoop-Dee-Doo
Amy Dee Music Corp. / Frank Music Corp. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, March 16, 1950
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 1 with flip-side "On the Outgoing Tide"
Music by Milton de Lugg with lyrics by Frank Loesser
 
( The ) Meadows of Heaven
Music by Joseph Meyer 
with lyrics by Joseph McCarthy Jr.
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra
Recorded at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City
Recorded July 7, 1949

           Does Your Heart Beat for Me?  ( Johnson, Morgan, Parish )
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           I Wanna Go Home ( With You ) ( alternate version )
Sis 'N Bro Music Company ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, August 11, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
Words and Music by Jack Joyce and Joe Candullo

           Royal Garden Blues  ( Spencer, Spencer, Bailey )
           Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
           The Fontane Sisters

           Let's Go To Church ( Next Sunday Morning )
Words and Music by Steve Allen, 1950
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra and Chorus
Produced by Charles Grean
Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York City
Recorded April 3, 1950

           The Fortune Teller Song ( Fourth Ending )
           Words and Music by Cy Coben and Charles Grean
           The Fontane Sisters with piano by Billy Rowland

           A Dreamer's Holiday
Skidmore Music Co., Inc. and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. ~ ASCAP
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, August 11, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US Chart Position No. 3 with flip-side "The Meadows of Heaven"
Music by Mabel Wayne and lyrics by Kim Gannon , 1949
 
Hush Little Darlin'
~ recorded at RCA Studio 2, NYC, October 3, 1949
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters
US  flip-side of "I Wanna Go Home ( With You )" 
Music by Bob Haymes with lyrics by Marty Clarke
 
Silver Bells ( 1955 version )
Music and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
The Fontane Sisters
 
Nuttin' for Christmas
Words and Music by Sid Tepper 
and Roy C. Bennett
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra
The Fontane Sisters
 
The First Christmas ( Part 1 )
Story adapted by John A. Richards  
as told and sung by Perry Como recorded as Part 1 and Part 2
Perry Como tells the Complete Story of the First Christmas
and Sings beloved Christmas songs
With Chorus & Orchestra under the direction of Mitchell Ayres
Produced by Henri René
Recorded circa 1950 ( unknown )
 
The First Christmas ( Part 2 )
Story adapted by John A. Richards  
as told and sung by Perry Como recorded as Part 1 and Part 2
Perry Como tells the Complete Story of the First Christmas
and Sings beloved Christmas songs
With Chorus & Orchestra under the direction of Mitchell Ayres
Produced by Henri René
Recorded circa 1950 ( unknown )
 
Disc 1 ~ 29 tracks Time U/K
Disc 2 ~ 28 tracks Time U/K
 
Compilation & Annotation: Robert Nickora
Digital processing: Tall Order Mastering
Graphic Design: Mary & Mick Limited
 
Special thanks: Ossie Dales, Sandra Johnson,
Jerry Nienstedt, Karl Platten,
Everett Searcy, and Peter Whipple.
 
JASMINE RECORDS 2006
CATALOGUE NUMBER: JASCD 445 MONO
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