Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Goodbye Sue
3:20
2 Long Ago (And Far Away)
3:10
3 I Dream of You (More Than You Dream I Do)
3:31
4 Temptation
2:48
5 Till the End of Time
3:12
6 Prisoner of Love
4 3:32
7 A Garden in the Rain
3:06
8 They Say It's Wonderful
2:36
9 If I'm Lucky
2:58
10 Sonata
3:20
11 Song of Songs
2:48
12 Far Away Places
3:06
13 Blue Room
3:33
14 With a Song in My Heart
2:14
15 Forever and Ever
3:23
16 "A" You're Adorable
2:28
17 Some Enchanted Evening
3:29
18 Bali Ha'i
3:35
19 I Wanna Go Home (With You)
2:24
20 Hoop Dee-Doo
1 2:55
21 A Bushel & a Peck
2:46
22 If
3:08
23 Black Moonlight
3:17
24 Without a Song
3:14
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 You'll Never Walk Alone
?:??
2 I Concentrate on You
?:??
3 You Are Never Far Away From Me
?:??
4 Maybe
?:??
5 Watermelon Weather
?:??
6 Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes
?:??
7 Wild Horses
?:??
8 I Confess
?:??
9 No Other Love
?:??
10 You Alone (Solo Tu)
?:??
11 Papa Loves Mambo
1 ?:??
12 Tina Marie
?:??
13 Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)
1 ?:??
14 Juke Box Baby
?:??
15 More
?:??
16 Somebody Up There Likes Me
?:??
17 Dream Along With Me (I'm on My Way to a Star)
?:??
18 Try a Little Tenderness
?:??
19 Unchained Melody
?:??
20 Round and Round
?:??
21 Just Born (To Be Your Baby)
?:??
22 Catch a Falling Star
?:??
23 Magic Moments
?:??
24 Accentuate the Positive
?:??
25 Birth of the Blues
?:??
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Begin the Beguine
3:29
2 Delaware
2:23
3 What Kind of Fool Am I?
2:44
4 Dream on Little Dreamer
2:22
5 Bumming Around
2:04
6 The Summer Wind
2:56
7 How Insensitive (Insensatez)
3:15
8 Anema E Core
3:27
9 The Father of Girls
3:36
10 Sunrise, Sunset
3:43
11 In These Crazy Times
3:31
12 It's Impossible
3:17
13 Something
3:36
14 I Think of You
3:38
15 Bridge Over Troubled Water
5:05
16 And I Love You So
3:22
17 For the Good Times
3:41
18 Where You're Concerned
2:40
19 Not While I'm Around
3:19
20 The Colors of My Life
3:17
21 The Best of Times (single version)
4:15
22 The Wind Beneath My Wings
4:14

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 24)
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (tracks 4, 4)
Russ Columbo (American singer, songwriter, violinist and actor) (tracks 6, 6)
Eddie DeLange (track 9)
Tolchard Evans (tracks 22, 22)
Clarence Gaskill (tracks 6, 6)
Jerome Kern (track 2)
Frank Loesser (tracks 20–21)
Josef Myrow (track 9)
Richard Rodgers (tracks 17–18)
Vincent Youmans (track 24)
Irving Berlin (tracks 8, 8)
Richard Rodgers (1926) (track 13)
Carroll Gibbons (1928) (track 7)
Richard Rodgers (1929) (track 14)
Ted Mossman (1945) (tracks 5, 5)
Sidney Lippman (1948) (tracks 16, 16)
lyricist:
Frank Loesser (track 21)
Irving Berlin (tracks 8, 8)
May Singhi Breen (track 15)
Stanley J. Damerell (tracks 22, 22)
Milton DeLugg (track 20)
Edward Eliscu (track 24)
Arthur Freed (tracks 4, 4)
Ira Gershwin (track 2)
Oscar Hammerstein II (tracks 17–18)
Robert Hargreaves (tracks 22, 22)
Leo Robin (tracks 6, 6)
Billy Rose (track 24)
Lorenz Hart (1926) (track 13)
James Dyrenforth (1928) (track 7)
Lorenz Hart (1929) (track 14)
Buddy Kaye (1945) (tracks 5, 5)
Buddy Kaye (1948) (tracks 16, 16)
Fred Wise (1948) (tracks 16, 16)
orchestra:
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (tracks 15, 17–19)
Henri René & His Orchestra (tracks 12–13)
Russ Case and His Orchestra (1945-12-18) (track 6)
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1949-03-01) (track 16)
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1950-03-16) (track 20)
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1950-11-28) (track 22)
producer:
Charles R. Grean (tracks 20, 22)
vocals:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1945-07-05) (track 5)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1945-12-18) (track 6)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1949-03-01) (tracks 16–17)
The Fontane Sisters (1949-03-01) (track 16)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1950-03-16) (track 20)
The Fontane Sisters (1950-03-16) (track 20)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1950-11-28) (track 22)
writer:
Jules Loman (songwriter) (track 1)
Lou Ricca (track 1)
Jimmy Rule (track 1)
Franz Winkler (Austrian composer & musician) (track 15)
Alex Kramer (1948) (track 12)
Joan Whitney (1948) (track 12)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 17)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 17–18)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 2)
Williamson Music Company (tracks 17–18)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (1944) (track 2)
cover recording of:
If (Song, popular in the 1950s) (track 22)
Prisoner of Love (track 6)
Temptation (track 4)
They Say It’s Wonderful (from “Annie Get Your Gun”) (track 8)
Till the End of Time (1945-07-05) (track 5)
is based on:
later translated versions:
A - allerschönste Frau (tracks 16, 16)
part of:
Singin' in the Rain (1952 film) (tracks 4, 4)
Guys and Dolls (full musical) (track 21)
Annie Get Your Gun (tracks 8, 8)
South Pacific (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (tracks 17–18)
recording of:
A Bushel and a Peck (track 21)
Bali Ha’i (South Pacific) (track 18)
Blue Room (track 13)
Far Away Places (track 12)
Forever and Ever (track 15)
Goodbye Sue (track 1)
Hoop Dee Doo (track 20)
If (Song, popular in the 1950s) (track 22)
If I’m Lucky (track 9)
Temptation (track 4)
They Say It’s Wonderful (from “Annie Get Your Gun”) (track 8)
Without a Song (track 24)
Prisoner of Love (1945-12-18) (track 6)
Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific) (1949-03-01) (track 17)
‘A’ – You’re Adorable (1949-03-01) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (tracks 4, 4–5, 5–6, 6)
Perry Como Medley (tracks 5, 5)
South Pacific Suite (tracks 17–18)
Annie Get Your Gun Suite (tracks 8, 8)

CD 2

additional writer:
Cab Calloway (track 25)
arranger:
Joe Reisman (track 20)
background vocals:
composer:
Alex Alstone (track 15)
Burt Bacharach (track 23)
Hoagy Carmichael (track 5)
Ray Henderson (track 25)
Bronislau Kaper (Bronisław Kaper) (track 16)
Slim Willet (track 6)
Harold Arlen (1944) (track 24)
Richard Rodgers (1952 – 1953) (track 9)
Robert Allen (US songwriter/arranger/pianist) (1953) (track 10)
lyricist:
Lew Brown (track 25)
Sammy Cahn (track 16)
Hal David (track 23)
Buddy DeSylva (track 25)
Tom Glazer (track 15)
Slim Willet (track 6)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 24)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1953) (track 9)
Al Stillman (1953) (track 10)
orchestra:
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1956-02-02) (track 13)
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1957-01-15) (track 20)
performer:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (track 23)
The Ray Charles Singers (tracks 17, 22)
producer:
Joe Carlton (track 20)
vocals:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1953-05-19) (track 9)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1957) (track 22)
The Ray Charles Singers (1957) (track 22)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1957-01-15) (track 20)
The Ray Charles Singers (1957-01-15) (track 20)
writer:
Tryggve Arnesson (track 8)
Luther Dixon (track 21)
Allan Flynn (track 4)
Al Hoffman (tracks 11, 13)
Gunnar Hoffsten (track 8)
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter) (track 8)
Frank Madden (track 4)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (tracks 11, 13)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (track 12)
Lee Pockriss (track 22)
Bickley Reichner (track 11)
Joe Sherman (track 14)
Noel Sherman (track 14)
Carl Sigman (track 17)
Billy Dawn Smith (track 21)
Paul Vance (track 22)
Joe Shapiro (US songwriter) (1956) (track 20)
Lou Stallman (1956) (track 20)
phonographic copyright by:
BMG Entertainment (1958) (track 23)
publisher:
MCA Music Ltd. (track 23)
Robbins (publisher) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Far dansar mambo (track 11)
Papa Loves Mambo (french version) (track 11)
recording of:
Birth of the Blues (track 25)
Dream Along With Me (track 17)
I Confess (track 8)
Juke Box Baby (track 14)
Magic Moments (track 23)
Maybe (track 4)
More (track 15)
Papa Loves Mambo (track 11)
Tina Marie (track 12)
Watermelon Weather (track 5)
You Alone (solo tu) (track 10)
No Other Love (1953-05-19) (track 9)
Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) (1956-02-02) (track 13)
Catch a Falling Star (1957) (track 22)
Round and Round (1957-01-15) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 24)
Overture (tracks 13, 20, 22)
Perry Como Medley (tracks 6, 20, 22)
version of:
Beneath the Southern Cross (Victory at Sea) (track 9)

CD 3

arranger:
Marty Manning (track 12)
Cam Mullins (track 16)
Nick Perito (track 8)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Ray Charles (Charles Raymond Offenberg, NOT the famous blind pianist) (track 8)
composer:
Jerry Bock (track 10)
Cy Coleman (track 20)
Pete Graves (US songwriter "Bummin' Around") (track 5)
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (track 7)
Kris Kristofferson (tracks 17, 17)
Francis Lai (track 14)
Sidney Lippman (track 11)
Armando Manzanero (track 12)
Henry Mayer (track 6)
Don McLean (track 16)
Stephen Sondheim (track 19)
Salve d'Esposito (Italian composer) (track 8)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 13)
Jerry Herman (track 21)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
Irving Gordon (1959) (track 2)
conductor:
Nick Perito (tracks 7–8)
Marty Manning (1970-05-05) (track 12)
Cam Mullins (1973-01-19) (track 16)
engineer:
Tom Pick (track 16)
lyricist:
Pete Graves (US songwriter "Bummin' Around") (track 5)
Kris Kristofferson (tracks 17, 17)
Don McLean (track 16)
Stephen Sondheim (track 19)
Sylvia Dee (track 11)
Sheldon Harnick (track 10)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 13)
Jerry Herman (track 21)
Tito Manlio (track 8)
Rod McKuen (track 14)
Johnny Mercer (track 6)
Vinicius de Moraes (track 7)
Michael Stewart (US playwright & librettist) (track 20)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
Irving Gordon (1959) (track 2)
producer:
Ernie Altschuler (track 12)
Chet Atkins (track 16)
Andy Wiswell (track 8)
recording engineer:
Pino Mastroianni (recording engineer) (track 8)
translator:
Norman Gimbel (track 7)
Sid Wayne (track 12)
vocals:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1970-05-05) (track 12)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1973-01-19) (track 16)
writer:
Leslie Bricusse (track 3)
Fred Burch (track 4)
Jan Crutchfield (track 4)
Ervin Drake (track 9)
Nancy Goland (track 18)
Larry Henley (singer songwriter) (track 22)
Anthony Newley (track 3)
Jeff Silbar (track 22)
publisher:
Benny Bird Co. Inc. (track 16)
Careers Music, Inc. (tracks 17, 17)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 13)
Harrisongs Ltd. (track 13)
Sunbeam Music Corp. (track 10)
Universal Music Careers (1968) (tracks 17, 17)
recorded at:
arrangements:
Wind Beneath My Wings (for band and trombone, Barry) (track 22)
cover recording of:
For the Good Times (track 17)
How Insensitive (track 7)
Something (track 13)
Anema e core (1966-05-17) (track 8)
And I Love You So (1973-01-19) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 1)
later parody versions:
One Hippopotami (track 3)
later translated versions:
Algo (Lyrics start with "Algo en tu mirar yo vi") (track 13)
Algo (Lyrics start with "Algo va a pasar en mi") (track 13)
Beguine (track 1)
Manchmal (Something) (track 13)
Manchmal (Something) (track 13)
Se jokin (track 13)
To Be or Not to Be (track 8)
サムシング (track 13)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 1)
part of:
Fiddler on the Roof (track 10)
Jubilee (track 1)
La Cage aux folles (complete musical) (track 21)
recording of:
Begin the Beguine (track 1)
Bummin’ Around (track 5)
Delaware (track 2)
For the Good Times (track 17)
I Think of You (track 14)
Not While I'm Around (contemporary version) (track 19)
Summer Wind (track 6)
Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof) (track 10)
The Best of Times (from "La Cage aux folles") (track 21)
It's Impossible (1970-05-05) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 12)
The Beatles Concerto: 2nd Movement: Andante espressivo (Here, There and Everywhere / Something) (track 13)
The Music of The Beatles (tracks 13, 13)
translated version of:
Insensatez (track 7)
Sommerwind (track 6)
Somos novios (track 12)