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(60 min) Season 12 (NBC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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(New Day/New Title/New Sponsor)
NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

12.01 [914] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
30Sep1959 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Walter Brennan
Peggy King
The Everly Brothers

Jazz dancer Jack Cole
singing group The Pitch Hikers
Bing Crosby (on record)
Highlights:
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "Schubert Alley".
Perry sings "Where or When".
Perry and Orchestra "live" with "Somebody else" perform "Unchained Melody", "Prisoner of Love" and "Blue of the Night".
(Bing Crosby on "Record").
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "Hubba,Hubba,Hubba".
Perry with Singers and Dancers do a medley with "Donít Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes", "Hot Diggity",
"Catch a Falling Star", "How High the Moon" and "Round and Round".
Jack Cole with dancers perform "Sing, Sing, Sing".
Everly Brothers sings "Bird Dog" and "Till I Kissed You".
Perry with the Pitch Hikers do "Waiting for the Robert E Lee".
Ray Charles Singers do "Dear Perry" and "In the Evening by the Moonlight".

12.02 [915] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
07Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Dorothy Collins
John Payne
Ivo Robie
Petit Michel

Highlights:
The Orchestra performs "Dream Along with Me".
Perry sings "Getting to Know You", "Rustle of Spring", "Just a Small Cottage", "You'll Never Know" and
"Carolina in the Morning".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers performs "St. Louis Blues".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella".
Dorothy Collins and Singers perform "Fashions".
Dorothy with John Payne do a medley on "Every Little Movement", "Running Wild", "The Continental",
"I Can't Begin to Tell You" and "You Say the Sweetest Things".
Dorothy & Perry duet on "Give Me the Simple Life".
Ivo Robic with Singers performs "Morgen".
Petite Michele with Perry & John Payne perform "K-K-K Katy" and "Ragtime Cowboy Joe".
All join in for "It Happened in Sun Valley".
The Orchestra performs "Goodbye Broadway, Hello France", "America, I Love You" and "Restless Gun Theme".

12.03 [916] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
14Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Phil Harris
Carol Haney
Dick Clark
Santo and Johnny

Highlights:
Perry sings "Smile".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "So in Love" and "Lonesome Road".
Perry and Phil duet on "Not One Minute More" and "Row, Row, Row".
Phil Harris sings "Nobody" and "Possibilities".
Carol Haney with Singers & Louis DaPron dancers perform "A Two at a Time".
Carol Haney and Dancers perform to "Ida".
Dick Clark sings "Bye Bye Blackbird".
Santo & Johnny perform "All Night Diner".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Sleep walk", "Dream Along with Me" and "Dear Perry".
All join in for "I'd Rather See a Minstrel Show".
The Orchestra closes with "Waiting for the Robert E Lee".

12.04 [917] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
21Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Rosemary Clooney
Gail Davis
Nat King Cole
The Lennon Sisters
Rin Tin Tin
Silent Screen star Frank Barnes.
Highlights:
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "There's No Business Like Show Business".
The Orchestra, Singers, Dancers do "Buffalo Gal".
Perry sings "Donkey Serenade" and "Twilight On the Trail".
Rosemary with Dancers performs "I've Got Plenty of Nothing".
Perry & Rosemary do a medley with "The Glory of Love", "Makin' Whoopee", "Blue Room", "Blue Moon",
"I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "Blue Skies", "Just One of Those Things",
"I've Got You Under My Skin", "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "You're Just In Love".
Nat King Cole performs "The Continental".
Perry, Nat & Rosemary do "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" and "Accentuate the Positive".
Perry & Rosemary with Singers sing "Red River Valley" and "I'm An Old Cow-hand".
Nat with Singers perform "Cielito Lin Do".
Gail Davis TV's "Annie Oakley" sings "Cattle Call".
Perry, Rosemary, Nat & Gail perform "Tumbling Tumbleweeds", "The Old Chisholm Trail" and "Whoopee Ti Yi Yo".

12.05 [918] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
28Oct1959 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Teresa Brewer
The Lennon Sisters
Paul OíKeefe

Frank Gallop, Announcer
Highlights:
The Orchestra performs "Where or When".
Perry performs "The Party", "Dream Along with Me" and "Pennies from Heaven".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "You Do Something to Me", "You Made Me Love You",
"That Old Black Magic", "You Are Never Far Away From Me" and "In the Still of the Night".
Teresa Brewer with Singers & Dancers sings "If You Like-a Me".
Teresa & Perry duet on "When the Skeleton in the Closet Started to Dance".
The Lennon Sisters sing "Mississippi Mud".
The Lennon Sisters with Perry, Dancers & Singers perform the "Pennsylvanian Polka".
Paul OíKeefe performs "In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town".
Paul OíKeefe with Perry & the Lennon Sisters does "Dry Bones".
Perry with the Lennon sisters sing "Autumn Leaves".
Ray Charles Singers do "Dear Perry".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.06 [919] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
04Nov1959 NBC Wed (other source 11Nov1959)
Guest star:
Frankie Vaughan (British singer)
The Bilko Platoon (television sitcom group from "The Phil Silvers Show" )
Anna Sokolov Dancers
Highlights:
Opening theme by Perry "Dream Along With Me".
Perry with Singers perform "Big Wide Wonderful World".
Louis DaPron Dancers & Orchestra perform "Carousel Waltz".
Perry sings "Birth of the Blues".
Anna Sokolov Dancers perform a Theatre lobby ballet from suite of 3 ballets called "Conversations".
Frankie sings "Give Me the Moonlight".
Perry & Frankie duet on "Everybody Loves a Lover".
Perry sings "Begin the Beguine".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Dear Perry" medley theme.
Perry sings "I'm a Fool to Want You" and "The Night is Young and You're So Beautiful".
The Orchestra performs "Military Life".
Perry sings "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning".
Frankie with 2 dancers performs "Mandy".
Bilko Platoon performs "The Next Platoon".
Perry sings "My Buddy".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

[--] 11Nov1959 NBC Wed - no details/ preempted?

12.07 [920] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 59-1633
18Nov1959 NBC Wed
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest star:
Connie Francis
Dolores Gray
Joe Bushkin

Highlights:
Perry sings "I've Got You Under My Skin".
Perry with Singers performs "A Still Small Voice".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "That Old Feeling" and "Sing, Sing, Sing".
Perry Singers & Tony Mottola perform "I Love You".
Connie sings "Do You Like Me Like You Kiss Me Mama".
Perry introduces Joe Bushkin, pianist/composer, who plays a medley of his songs: "Chicago",
"California USA" and "California, Here Come".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Dear Perry" medley theme.
Perry sings "Only Forever", "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" and "Deed I Do".
Dolores Gray sings "I Feel a Song Coming On".
Dolores and the singers perform "Ill Wind".
Dolores with Singers & Dancers performs "There'll Be Some Changes Made".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.08 [921] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
25Nov1959 NBC Wed
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest star:
Dave King  (British Singer/Comedian)
Rod Lauren
Lorin Hollander
The Lennon Sisters

Highlights:
Perry does a medley with "Home for the Holidays", "I Concentrate On You", "Diane", "Peg of My Heart",
"Ill Take you Home Again Kathleen" and "No Other Love".
Perry with Ray Charles singers perform "Step Right into the Kitchen", "Home for the Holidays"
and "Bless this House".
Ray Charles singers perform "Dream Along with Me".
The Lennon Sisters sing "Round and Round".
Perry with the Lennon Sisters perform "Too Wonderful for Words".
Perry and Rod perform "A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet"
Rod Lauren sings "If I Had a Girl!"
Lorin Hollander performs "Polonaise in A Flat".
Ray Charles Singers and Dancers perform "Itís a Grand Night for Singing".
Dave King performs "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top".
Rod Lauren sings "A Fellow Needs a Girl".
The Orchestra performs "Home for the Holidays" and closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

[--] The Perry Como Show
02Dec1959 NBC Wed
possibly postponed from 18Nov1959 (source http://kokomo.ca/harry_smith/bbc_shows/mh_09_1960.htm)

12.09 [922] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
09Dec1959 NBC Wed
no. 59-1812
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest star:
Steve Rossi & Marty Allen
Tommy Sands
Sandra Church
The All American Football team

Highlights:
Ray Charles Singers perform "Far Above Caygaís Water".
Perry with Singers, Dancers, and Guests perform "Navy Blue and Gold" and "Youíve Got to be a Football Hero".
Perry with Singers sings "Dream".
"Seven Little Girls in the Back Seat"
Perry with Singers, Dancers and Guests perform "Buckle Down Winsocki".
Perry with Singers perform "The Whiffenpoof Song".
Tommy Sands sings "I Gotta Have You".
Tommy sands & Sandra Church duet on "Down the Old Ox Road".
Perry sings "Song of Songs".
Sandra sings "I Wish I Were in Love Again".
Perry with football team performs "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi".
Allen and Rossi perform "We're Working Our Way through College".
Louis DaPron Dancers dance the "Notre Dame Victory March".
Steve Rossi sings "There's No Tomorrow" and "Stranger in Paradise".

12.10 [923] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
16Dec1959 NBC Wed
no. 59-1501
Produced & Directed by Clark Jones
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman
Guest star:
Maurice Evans
Jane Morgan
The Wiere Brothers

Highlights:
Perry sings "A Foggy Day".
Perry & Singers perform "Night and Day".
The Orchestra performs an "Overture to Romeo & Juliet".
Jane sings "You and the Night and the Music".
Perry & Jane do a medley of "Stay as Sweet as You Are", "You Make Me Feel So Young", "Time On My Hands",
"Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "You'll Never Know".
The Wiere Brothers perform the "Fifth Symphony".
Perry sings "Auld Lang Syne", "Colonel Bogie March (from Bridge Over the River Kwai)" and
"It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas".
The Orchestra performs some monologue music for a Shakespearean spot with Maurice Evans.
Perry sings "Here We Come A-Caroling", "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" and "White Christmas".

12.11 [924] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show (Christmas Show)
23Dec1959 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Shari Lewis
Bob Williams and his dog

Frank Gallop ~ Announcer (voice only)
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "Happy Holiday".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Jingle Bells", "Here We Come a-Caroling", "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear",
"God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" and "What Child is This".
Shari Lewis and her puppets do "Deck the Halls".
Perry with Shari Lewis and Singers sing "Joy to the World".
Shari Lewis and her puppets sing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" and "Ring Those Bells".
Perry with Singers perform "Ave Maria".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.12 [925] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
30Dec1959 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Maureen O'Hara
Imogene Coca
Cliff Norton
Jonah Jones and Group

Highlights:
Perry sings "Im Sitting On Top of the World".
Perry with The Ray Charles Singers perform "Little Man Youíve Had a Busy Day" and "Auld Lang Syne".
Perry with Louis DaPron dancers perform "Jimmy Valentine".
Ray Charles Singers do "Dream Along with Me".
Imogene Coca sings "A Pretty Girl is like a Melody".
Jonah Jones & Group perform "Lullaby of Birdland".

12.13 [926] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
06Jan1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Kay Starr
Paul Anka
Peter Gennaro
Wisa díOrso
Buddy Hackett

Highlights:
Perry with Male Singers perform "Delaware".
Kay Starr sings "June in January".
Peter Gennaro "June is Bustiní Out All Over".
Paul Anka sings "Will You Love Me in December".
Peter Gennaro, Wisa díOrso, Dancers and Singers perform "Cakewalk your Lady".
The Orchestra performs "Itís a Grand Old Name" and "Seventy Six Trombones".
Perry sings "Black Moonlight".
Kay Starr sings "Around the World".
Kay Starr with the Ray Charles Singers perform "Rockiní Chair".
Perry & Kay duet on "Ain't Nobody's Business But my Own".
Paul Anka and Singers perform "It's Time to Cry".
Ray Charles Singers do a "Dear Perry" segment.
Perry sings "Love is Just Around the Corner", "Try a Little Tenderness", "Angry" and "I Know What God Is".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

[--] 13Jan1960 no details

12.14 [927] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
20Jan1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Lena Horne
Corbett Monica
Robert Horton

Highlights:
Ray Charles Singers perform "Commuters Blues".
Perry sings "Iíll String Along With You", "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" and "Old Devil Moon".
Lena Horne sings "My Heart's a Hobo".
Perry & Lena duet on "Polka Dots and Moonbeams", "Donít Have to Know the Language" and "Bob White".
Perry, Lena and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Cuckoo in the Clock", "Yellow Bird",
"Listen to the Mockiní Bird" and "When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin' Along".
The Orchestra performs a "Lullaby".

12.15 [928] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
27Jan1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Don Adams
Frank DíRone

Frank Gallop ~ Announcer ( off camera )
Highlights:
Perry with Singers and Dancers perform "Acapulco".
Perry sings "June in January".
Perry with Singers perform "Delaware".
Frank DíRone performs "Will You Still be Mine" and "Joey, Joey, Joey".
Perry sings "Thatís What I Like".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers performs "Alexanders Ragtime Band", "Where or When" and "Village of St. Bernadette".

12.16 [929] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
03Feb1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Kaye Ballard
Birgit Nilsson
Carol Haney
Jaye P. Morgan

Highlights:
Perry with Singers, Dancers & Guests perform "Girls".
Perry sings "A Fellow Needs a Girl".
Perry with Carol, Kaye & Jaye sing "In the Evening by the Moonlight".
Jaye with Ray Charles Singers sing "Down by the Old Mill Stream" and "St Louis Blues".
Perry with Singers does "It All Depends On You".
Kaye sings "Eternally" and "The Old, Old Tunes".
Carol with Buzz Miller dance "Country Style".
Birgit Nilsson sings "Leibestod ( Act II Tristan and Isolde)".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers and Guests perform "Merry Widow".
Perry sings "Girls Girls Girls", "I'm Going to Maxims", "Romance" and "I Love You So".
The Orchestra closes with "Fanfares".

12.17 [930] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
10Feb1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Raymond Massey
Dorothy Collins
The Kingston Trio

Highlights:
Perry sings "Be My Love" and "My Funny Valentine".
Perry with Singers and Dancers perform "Love is Sweeping the Country".
Perry with Dancers perform "It Had to be You".
Perry with Dorothy Collins duet on "Beyond the Sea" and "Hooray for Love".
Dorothy with Ray Charles Singers performs a medley with "What is this Thing Called Love?",
"Love is the Sweetest Thing", "But Beautiful", "Love is a Many Splendored Thing", "Love is a Simple Thing",
"Love is the Reason" and "Baciare, Baciare".
The Kingston Trio perform "Cory, Cory", "Tom Dooley" and "El Matador".
Perry with Raymond Massey performs "Blue Tail Fly".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Theyíre Playing Our Song", "How About Another?" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic".
The Orchestra performs "You Are Never Far Away From Me" and "Love is Sweeping the Country".

[--] 17Feb1960 preempted

12.18 [931] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
24Feb1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Kay Starr
The Mills Brothers
Bert Lahr

Highlights:
Perry sings "That's Entertainment" and "Smile".
Bert Lahr sings "Old Fashioned Girl".
The Mills Brothers do a medley with "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You", "Goodbye Blues" and "Sleepy Time Gal".
Perry sings "So In Love".
Bert Lahr does the "Whiffenpoof Song".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Kaye's Lament".
Kay sings "You Always Hurt the One You Love".
Perry, Kay & Mills Brothers do "Opus One".
All join in for "That's Entertainment".
The Mills Brothers sing "Lazy River".
Bert Lahr sings "Friendship".
Kay Starr does "The Wheel of Fortune".
Perry performs "When You Come to the End of the Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.19 [932] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
02Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Robert Morse
Nancy Walker
Theodore Bikel
Carol Lawrence

Highlights:
Perry sings "I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues".
Robert Morse with Pat Benton perform "I Would Die".
Theodore Bikel performs "Two Brothers".
Perry with Singers & Dancers does "Hava Nagila".
Theodore Bikel with Perry duet on "Molly Malone".
All join in for "All Night Supermarket" and "Hi Neighbour".
Carol Lawrence sings "Mangoes".
Nancy Walker sings "I Can Cook Too".
Theodore Bikel performs "Potatoes".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.20 [933] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
09Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Frankie Avalon
Bob Denver
Gisele MacKenzie
Margaret Ann and the Ja-Da Quartet

Highlights:
Perry sings "To Know You is to Love You".
Gisele MacKenzie sings "The Piper of Dunee".
Perry sings "Youíll Never Walk Alone".
Margaret Ann & the Ja-Da Quartet perform "When that Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam" and "Alabany Bound".
Frankie Avalon with Girl Singers sings "Avalon".
Frankie with Singers perform "Let Me Love You" and "Donít Throw Away all those Teardrops".
Frankie & Perry duet on "By the Light of the Silvery Moon".
Gisele MacKenzie with Perry & Singers do "Winnipeg".
Gisele sings "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans", "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" and "Manhattan".
Perry with Men Singers sing "Peg Oí my Heart".
Gisele with Perry & Singers perform "All the Way".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Delaware", "Oklahoma" and "Theyíre Singing Our Song".
Perry sings "They Can't Take that Away from Me".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Our Song/Sweet Sixteen".
Perry sings "Sweet Sixteen" and "That Old Black Magic".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

12.21 [934] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
16Mar1960 NBC Wed
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guest star:
Bing Crosby
Genevieve
Peter Gennaro
Ed Herlihy

Highlights:
Bing and Perry sing "In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening". and "On Behalf of the Visiting Fireman".
The Orchestra performs "Fanfare".
Perry and Bing duet on "Yes We have no Bananas" and "Aba Dabba Honeymoon".
Bing sings "I'm Just Wild about Animal Crackers".
Perry sings "Barney Google".
Perry and Bing do a medley with "Collegiate", "Constantinople" and "Crazy Words Crazy Tunes".
Bing sings "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More".
Bing and Perry perform "Ice Cream".
Perry sings "Boola, Boola".
Perry and Bing duet on "Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Sheen".
The Orchestra performs "American in Paris".
Genevieve with Singers and Dancers perform "Thatís What Makes Paris Paree".
Genevieve sings "Heart of Paris".
Genevieve & Perry duet on 'C'est Si Bon".
The Orchestra performs "The Irish Washerwoman".
Genevieve with Singers performs "Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?"
Bing with the Ray Charles Singers performs "MacNamara's Band".
Bing and Perry sing "Toora Loora Loora".
All join in for "Dear Old Donegal" and "It's a Great Day for the Irish".
Peter Gennaro performs "Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home".
Ray Charles Singers sing "I Got the Sun in the Morning".
Perry & Bing do a medley with "Sing Sing Sing", "Ma Blushing Rosie" and "I Hear Music".
Perry sings "Oh How I Hate to Get up in the Morning".
Bing sings "Here Comes the Sun".
Perry sings "Blue Skies".
Bing sings "It's a Lovely Day Today".
Perry sings "Breezing Along with the the Breeze".
Perry and Bing do a medley with "Lets Get Away from It All", "Back in Your Own Back Yard", "Mountain Greenery",
"Arenít You Glad You're You" and "When I Take My Sugar to Tea".
Bing sings "At Sundown".
Perry sings "My Blue Heaven".
Perry & Bing sing "Moonlight Bay".
Bing sings "When the Blue of the Night".
Perry & Bing sing "Let's Put Out the Lights and Go to Sleep".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
*Note: Music on disc ó "All the Way" by Frank Sinatra and "Thatís Amore" by Dean Martin.

12.22 [935] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
23Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Steve Lawrence &  Eydie Gorme
Martyn Green
Don Adams

Highlights:
Perry with Singers & Dancers performs "It's a Big Wide Wonderful World".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Spring is the Time".
Louis DaPron Dancers & Orchestra perform "Carousel Waltz".
Perry sings "Beyond the Sea".
Steve sings "Lazy River".
Eydie sings "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows" and "Bye, Bye Blackbird" .
Perry sings "Eternally".
Steve & Eydie duet on "Side By Side".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Rio Rita".
The Orchestra performs "Old Man River".
Eydie sings "Can't Help Lovin' dat Man".
Steve sings "Love Me or Leave Me".
The Male singers perform "Stranger in Paradise".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Baubles, Bangles & Beads".
Perry sings "Almost Like Being In Love".
Martyn sings "Everyday Is Ladies Day".
Louis DaPron Dancers perform "Liza".
Perry with Steve & Eydie sing "Bye, Bye Baby".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "I've Told Every Little Star".
Perry sings "The Song Is You".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Wintergreen for President".
All join in for "Of Thee I Sing".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.23 [936] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
31Mar1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Peter Lawford
Jane Morgan
Elaine Dunn
The Four Lads

Highlights:
Perry With Full Company performs "County Fair".
Perry sings "C'est Magnifique".
Perry with Jane Morgan sings' "Relax-ay-voo".
Jane Morgan sings "Itís So Nice to Have a Man Around the House", "Make the Man Love Me" and
"Youíd Be So Nice to Come Home To".
Perry sings "It Could Happen To You" and "South of the Border".
Elaine Dunn With Singers And Dancers perform "First Prize at The Fair".
The Four Lads sing "Goona Goona".
Perry and the Four Lads perform "Down By the Riverside".
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers performs "Without A Song".
Perry sings "When You Come To the End of the Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.24 [937] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
06Apr1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Eve Arden
Sarah Vaughan
Allen & Rossi
The Piero Brothers

Highlights:
Perry with Male Singers & Dancers performs "Take Me Out to the Ball Game".
The Female Singers perform "Six Months Out of Every Year".
Perry sings "All of Me".
Eve Arden with Ernie Sadler, Female Singers & Dancers perform "Don't Be a Woman if You Can".
Steve Rossi does "The Song is You".
Marty Allen does "Peter Gunn Theme".
Allen & Rossi perform "It's Howdy Doody Time" "Let's Face the Music and Dance".
Perry sings "More Than You Know".
The Piero Brothers perform "Hungarian Dance".
Sarah Vaughn sings "Just One of Those Things" and "Eternally".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "We Get Letters Theme".
Perry sings "When You're Smiling" and "Hello, Young Lovers" .
Perry & Company perform "At the Moving Pictures Ball ".
Rossi & Allen do "Hooray for Hollywood".
The Ray Charles Singers do "You Ought to be In Pictures".
Eve Arden & Sarah Vaughn duet on "Stereophonic Sound".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.25 [938] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
13Apr1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Dorothy Collins
Ann Thomas
Arnold Palmer
The Lennon Sisters
Bill and Cora Baird
Johnny Puleo and his Harmonica Gang

Highlights:
Perry sings "It's Easter Time" and "Cocktails for Two".
The Lennon Sisters sing "Swingin' on a Star".
Perry sings "Young at Heart".
Dorothy Collins sings "How High the Moon".
Perry sings "Too Young".
Dorothy with the Singers perform "Tinterella di Luna".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Storybook Land".
Dorothy sings "Someday My Prince Will Come".
The Lennon Sisters perform "I Dreamed".
The Louis DaPron dancers perform "Pizzicato Polka".
Dorothy sings "Tweedlee Dee".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

[--] 20Apr1960 no details

12.26 [939] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show: LONDON SPECIAL
27Apr1960 NBC Wed
Conductor: Eric Robinson
Guest star:
Sir Ralph Richardson
Dame Margot Fonteyn
Michael Somes

comedienne Fenella Fielding
comedian Harry Secombe
pianist Russ Conway
the Duke of Bedford
"This is the first Como show to originate on foreign soil. Perry went to London town to tape the one-hour program.
Perryís announcer Frank Gallop also went along for the trip. Como tours the city, chats with a cabbie and with
some cockneys, watches a ballet at Covent Garden, visits the pub Ye Olde Bull and Bush, is guided through Woburn Abbey,
the Dukeís ancestral home, and ends up at a BBC studio before an audience of Londoners. Ray Charles directs
a choir of British voices. Mitchell Ayres conducts.
Highlights:
Perry sings "Where or When"
The Choir performs "Letís See London"
Perry sings "Itís a Lovely Day Today" and "I Love You"
Margot Fonteyn peforms "Sleeping Beauty".
Michael Somes does "Drinking Song".
All join in for "Cruising Down the River".
The Choir sings "Greensleeves".
Perry sings "Iím Sitting on Top of the World", "When I Fall in Love", "Delaware", "If", "Now is the Hour".

12.27 [940] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
04May1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Steve McQueen
Neile Adams
Kay Starr
The Wiere Brothers

Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers and Louis DaPron dancers perform "Be A Clown".
The Orchestra performs "Entrance of the Gladiators".
Perry sings "Smile".
The Wiere Brothers perform a medley with "Irish Washerwoman", "Ach Du Lieber Augustin", "Turkey in the Straw",
"On the Trail", "Tom Dooley", "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" amd "The Weeping Willow".
Kay Starr sings "C'est Magnifique".
Kay and four male singers perform "Glad Rag Doll" and "Wedding Bells are Breaking Up that Old Gang of Mine".
The Girl singers perform "It Takes All Kinds of Smiles".
The Ray Charles singers do "I Could Write a Book".
Neile Adams with Male Dancers perform "This Could Be the Start of Something Big".
Kay Starr with Perry sings "Youíre My Sugar".
Steve McQueen with Singers & Dancers performs "It's a Quiet Town".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Mother".
Perry sings "Here's to My Lady".
The Male singers do "You Remind Me of My Mother" and "I Want a Girl".
Perry sings "No Well on Earth" and "When You Come To the End of the Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.28 [941] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
11May1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Johnny Carson
Roger Williams
Genevieve
Toni Arden

Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers and Louis DaPron dancers performs "Alexander's Ragtime Band".
Perry sings "How Deep is the Ocean?"
Genevieve with the Ray Charles Singers sings "Paris Canaille".
Perry & Genevieve duet on "Hi Lili" and "Play a Simple Melody".
Perry and the dancers perform "Cheek to Cheek".
Toni Arden sings "Sand in My Shoe" and "Non Ti Scordar Di Me".
Roger Williams performs a medley of "La Montana", "Hungarian Rhapsody", "Cumana", "Ritual Fire Dance",
"Somebody Loves Me", "Flight of the Bumblebee", "I Know That You Know", "The Rustle of Spring",
"Let's Fall in Love" and "Spring Song".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Say it With Music".
Perry sings "Blue Skies".
Roger does "I Love a Piano".
Toni Arden sings "Let's Face the Music".
The Louis DaPron dancers perform to "Top Hat with Tie and Tails".
Perry & Toni duet on "You're Just in Love".
Perry, Toni and the Ray Charles Singers perform "White Christmas".
Johnny Carson sings "Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning".
The Male singers do "This is the Army".
Perry sings "Say It Isn't So".
Genevieve sings "You Can't Get a Man with a Gun".
Roger performs "Remember".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Easter Parade".
Toni sings "All Alone".
The Louis DaPron Dancers perform to "Heat Wave".
Perry sings "Always".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "There's No Business Like Show Business".
All join in for "God Bless America".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.29 [942] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
18May1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Della Reese
Edie Adams
Ray Walston

Jose Greco and his troupe of Spanish dancers

12.30 [943] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
25May1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Carol Lawrence
Don Adams
Genevieve
The Crosby Brothers

Highlights:
Perry & the Ray Charles Singers perform "Lucky Day".
Perry sings "It Had to Be You".
Genevieve sings "When The World Was Young".
Perry sings "All or Nothing At All".
Carol Lawrence and the Male dancers do "This Is All Very New To Me".
Perry with the Crosby Brothers perform "And the Green Grass Grows All Around", "Zing A Little Zong",
"Mamselle" and "Dinah".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "There Playing Our Song".
Perry sings "You Turned the Tables On Me".
Genevieve sings "Mademoiselle De Paris".
Carol Lawrence with the Crosby Brothers perform "Tea for Two Cha Cha Cha".
Perry & company sing "Country Style".
Perry sings "When You Come To the End Of The Day" and "Where the Blue of the Night".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

12.31 [944] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
01Jun1960 NBC Wed
Guest star:
Genevieve
Donald Stewart ~ popular singer
Carl Marlow ~ Perry's personal assistant
Michi ~ costume designer
Ernest Sadler ~
"Dream Along With Me" ~ Opening theme by Perry
"June Is Bustin' Out All Over" ~ Perry & Ray Charles Singers
"Tenderly" ~ Ray Charles Singers
"Lonesome Road" ~ Singers & Louis Da Pron Dancers
"Peg O' My Heart" ~ Louis Da Pron Dancers
"My Melancholy Baby" ~ Perry
"I Belong to Glasgow" ~ Donald Stewart
"Carioca" ~ Orchestra with Tony Mottola & Guitar Group
"Persuasive Percussion " ~ Orchestra ( medley )
"Blues in the Night"
"In a Persian Market"
"Love is a Many-Splendored Thing""
"Dearly Beloved"
"Mambo Jambo"
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

[--] Perry Como
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with The Ray Charles Singers
Tony Mottola and The Louis Da Pron Dancers ~ Frank Gallop ~ announcer
Air date: 7:30 PM June 26, 1960

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