The Essential Perry Como

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All Music Guide - Campbell
The 51-track collection covers Perry Como's chart toppers originally recorded for RCA. Included are such Top Ten hits as "Hot Diggity (Dog Diggity Boom)," "Catch a Falling Star," "Magic Moments," "Kewpie Doll," and "More." Be advised that Essential Perry Como has the same track listing as the 1999 Greatest Hits package also on RCA.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
The 51-track collection covers Perry Como's chart toppers originally recorded for RCA. Included are such Top Ten hits as "Hot Diggity (Dog Diggity Boom)," "Catch a Falling Star," "Magic Moments," "Kewpie Doll," and "More." Be advised that Essential Perry Como has the same track listing as the 1999 Greatest Hits package also on RCA.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2010
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 886977865923
  • Catalog Number: 778659
  • Sales rank: 5,457

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Prisoner of Love (3:30)
  2. 2 Temptation (2:43)
  3. 3 Till the End of Time (3:09)
  4. 4 "A" You're Adorable - The Fontane Sisters (2:25)
  5. 5 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (3:11)
  6. 6 I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Satisfiers (3:05)
  7. 7 Far Away Places (3:05)
  8. 8 When You Were Sweet Sixteen - Lloyd Shafer and His Orchestra (3:11)
  9. 9 A Dreamer's Holiday - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (3:17)
  10. 10 Forever and Ever (3:22)
  11. 11 Some Enchanted Evening (3:28)
  12. 12 If I Loved You (3:15)
  13. 13 Because - Russ Case & His Orchestra (2:49)
  14. 14 You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) - Satisfiers (2:10)
  15. 15 I Want to Go Home (With You) - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:23)
  16. 16 I'm Gonna Love That Gal (Like She's Never Been Loved Before) (2:42)
  17. 17 Surrender - Russ Case & His Orchestra (3:12)
  18. 18 Chi-Baba Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep) - Lloyd Shafer and His Orchestra (2:58)
  19. 19 Let's Take an Old Fashioned Walk - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:52)
  20. 20 You're Just in Love - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:57)
  21. 21 Zing Zing, Zoom Zoom (3:00)
  22. 22 Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (the Magic Song) (2:21)
  23. 23 If - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (3:05)
  24. 24 Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes - Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra (2:41)
  25. 25 Wild Horses - Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra And Chorus (2:47)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Wanted - Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra And Chorus (3:06)
  2. 2 The Things I Didn't Do - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (3:06)
  3. 3 Maybe - Eddie Fisher (2:51)
  4. 4 Patricia (2:39)
  5. 5 To Know You Is to Love You - Betty Hutton (2:41)
  6. 6 No Other Love - Henri René & His Orchestra and Chorus (3:16)
  7. 7 You Alone - Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra And Chorus (2:49)
  8. 8 All at Once You Love Her - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:52)
  9. 9 Hoop-Dee-Loo - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:54)
  10. 10 A Bushel and a Peck - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:45)
  11. 11 Catch a Falling Star - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:29)
  12. 12 Round and Round - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:33)
  13. 13 Magic Moments - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:40)
  14. 14 Papa Loves Mambo - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:41)
  15. 15 (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays (2:53)
  16. 16 Say You're Mine Again - The Ramblers (2:53)
  17. 17 Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So) - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:42)
  18. 18 Tina Marie - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:34)
  19. 19 Hot Diggity (Dog Diggity Boom) - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:21)
  20. 20 Juke Box Baby - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:15)
  21. 21 More - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:37)
  22. 22 Glendora - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:45)
  23. 23 Kewpie Doll - The Ray Charles Sisters (2:33)
  24. 24 It's Impossible (3:16)
  25. 25 And I Love You So (3:21)
  26. 26 For the Good Times (3:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Perry Como Primary Artist
Sigmund Romberg Conductor, Choir Conductor
Russ Case Conductor
Henri René Conductor
Marty Manning Conductor
Lloyd Shaffer Conductor
Ted Steele Conductor
Mitchell Ayers Conductor, Choir Conductor
Technical Credits
Sigmund Romberg Composer
Chet Atkins Producer
Irving Berlin Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Ernie Altschuler Producer
Joe Carlton Producer
Ray Evans Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Hugo Winterhalter Producer
Dave Kapp Producer
Jay Livingston Composer
Marty Manning Arranger
Cam Mullins Arranger
Eli Oberstein Producer
Tom Pick Engineer
Joe Reisman Arranger, Producer
Joseph F. Laredo Liner Notes
Mark Larson Art Direction
Eddie Eddings Vault Research
Tori Larkey-Wheeler Vault Research
Billy Rose Composer
Paul Williams Tape Research
H. Grill Producer
Charles Grean Producer
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