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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Perry Como

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Perry Como Perry Como’s Christmas in England 15 December 1984  *   It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year It’s the hap-happiest season of all With […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmas – Perry Como

The Twelve Days of Christmas  Perry Como * *   During the holiday season, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is heard everywhere from shopping malls to television commercials to church functions. Everywhere you go, you can hear about Two Turtle Doves, Seven Swans-a-Swimming and Eleven Pipers Piping. But what does any of this mean? What does a […]

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Perry Como – Easter Parade

Perry Como Easter Parade * I love this rendition of “Easter Parade” by Perry Como. He has such a gentle voice that is perfect for the memories that surround this Irving Berlin song.       “Easter Parade” is a popular song, written by Irving Berlin and published in 1933. Berlin originally wrote the melody in 1917, under the title […]

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Perry Como “Catch a Falling Star” – 1957 – #1 Hit Song

Perry Como “Catch a Falling Star” 1957 Perry’s Last #1 Hit Song * “Catch a Falling Star“, written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss, is a song made famous by Perry Como‘s hit version, recorded and released in late 1957. It was Perry Como’s last #1 hit, reaching #1 on the Billboard “Most Played by Jockeys” chart.      It was the […]

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Perry Como – “And I Love You So” – 1973 Hit Song

Perry Como’s 1973 Hit Song “And I Love You So” * “And I Love You So” is a popular song written by folk singer and guitarist Don McLean and released on his 1970 debut album, Tapestry. The song has been recorded by many artists in the years since McLean’s original version, and it was a 1973 hit for singer Perry Como on […]

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Perry Como – “Arrivederci Roma”

Perry Como  “Arrivederci Roma” * Pierino Ronald “Perry” Como  was an American singer, actor and television personality. During a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for RCA Victor for 44 years, after signing with the label in 1943.    “Mr. C.”, as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records and pioneered a weekly musical variety television […]

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Perry Como Show – Che Sera’ Sera’ – September 15, 1956

Perry Como Show  Che Sera’ Sera’ Sept. 15, 1956 * Pierino Ronald “Perry” Como  was an American singer, actor and television personality. During a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for RCA Victor for 44 years, after signing with the label in 1943.    “Mr. C.”, as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records and pioneered […]

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Dean Martin on the Perry Como Show – Part 1

Dean Martin on the Perry Como Show – Part 1 PRICELESS * This is a wonderful piece of the Perry Como Show back in the day. I think PRICELESS is a good descriptive adjective for this one. Dean Martin and Perry Como on Perry’s Show * Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti on June […]

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Perry Como – It’s Impossible

Perry Como – It’s Impossible   * Perry Como was a True Gentleman   Perry Como was born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. He was the seventh of ten children and the first American-born child of Pietro Como and Lucia Travaglini, who both emigrated to the US in 1910 from the Abruzzese town of Palena, Italy. He did not begin speaking English until […]

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Its Beginning to look a lot like Christmas – Perry Como

Its Beginning to look a lot like Christmas Perry Como December 10, 1955   * It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Everywhere you go Take a look in the five-and-ten Glistening once again With candy canes and silver lanes aglow It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Toys in ev’ry store But […]

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