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(60 min) Season 13 (NBC) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern

13.01 [945] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
05Oct1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Ethel Merman
Frankie Avalon
Fabian
Shelley Berman

Highlights:
Perry does a medley with "Taking a Chance on Love", "I Didn't Mean Me", "Alexander's Ragtime Band" and
"It's a Lonesome Old Town."
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Together Wherever We Go".
Ethel sings "Everything’s Coming Up Roses".
The Ray Charles Singers do a medley with "Operator, Operator, Operator", "After You’ve Gone", "Tea for Two",
"I Get A Kick Out Of You", "London Bridge Is Falling Down" and "Let Us Entertain You".
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers sing "Autumn Leaves" and "Autumn in New York".
Perry & Ethel duet on "I Got Rhythm".
Ethel sings "Prisoner of Love".
Perry & Ethel duet on "You're Just in Love".
Ethel sings "Dream Along with Me".
Perry sings "Everything’s Coming Up Roses".
Ethel sings "Temptation".
Perry sings "There’s No Business Like Show Business".
Ethel sings "Catch A Falling Star" and "Hot Diggity".
Frankie sings "You Gotta Be A Football Hero".
Fabian & the Choir sing "Rambling Wreck from Georgia Tech".
Frankie Avalon, Fabian, & Choir perform "Buckle Down Winsocki Buckle Down".
Perry, Frankie and Fabian sing "Saturday Afternoon Before The Game".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Sing to Me Mr. C."
Perry sings a medley of "Back in Your Own Backyard", "But Beautiful" and "So In Love".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Dressing Room Time".
Perry & Shelley duet with "Inchworm".
Fabian sings "Long Before".
Frankie sings "Togetherness".
Perry & Ethel duet with "You're the Top".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.02 [946] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
12Oct1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Bobby Rydell
Sid Caesar
Renée Taylor
Joey Heatherton
The Hugh Lambert Dancers
Highlights:
Perry & Ray Charles Singers sing "Are You Having Any Fun?"
The Orchestra performs "Dear Loretta".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter".
Perry sings "See the USA in Your Chevrolet".
The Orchestra performs "Lullaby".
Perry sings "Unchained Melody".
Renée at the piano performs "Falling in Love Again".
The Orchestra performs "I'll Never Say Never Again" and "Blow Gabriel Blow".
Bobby and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Volare".
Perry & Bobby duet on "Mack the Knife".
The Ray Charles Singers do "Sing to Me Mr. C" theme.
Perry sings "Just in Time", "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" and "All or Nothing at All".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.03 [947] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
19Oct1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Jack Parr
Keely Smith
Joey Heatherton
Renée Taylor

Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singer sing "You Do Something to Me".
The Orchestra performs "I-M-4-U".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "There's Only One Keely Smith".
Keely Smith sings "Here In My Heart" and "Louise".
Perry sings "Bluebird of Happiness".
Keely sings "Stormy Weather".
Perry sings "Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella".
Keely sings "I Get the Blues When It Rains".
Perry sings "Sunny Side of the Street".
Keely sings "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis".
Perry and Keely do a medley with
Perry sings "Smile".
Keely sings "I'll Never Smile Again".
Perry sings "When Your Smiling".
Keely sings "I'll Never Smile Again".
Perry sings "My Mammy".
Keely sings "I'll Never Smile Again".
Perry and Keely duet on "Ain't We Got Fun".
Perry sings "Gigi".
The Orchestra performs "That's Entertainment".
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Sing to Me".
Perry does a medley of "Deed I Do", "Just Friends" and "I Concentrate on You".
Perry & Keely duet on "That Old Black Magic".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.04 [948] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
26Oct1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Andy Williams
Thelma Ritter
Jane Powell
Joey Heatherton

13.05 [949] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
02Nov1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Rosemary Clooney
Stacey Stengel
Renée Taylor


13.06 [950] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
09Nov1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Ginger Rogers
Alan King
Della Reese
Renée Taylor
Joey Heatherton


13.07 [951] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
16Nov1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Raymond Massey
Steve Lawrence
Juliet Prowse
Taina Elg
The Kingston Trio


13.08 [952] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
23Nov1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Frank Gorshin
Tommy Sands
The Crosby Brothers
The Lennon Sisters
Renée Taylor

Highlights:
The Ray Charles Singers perform "The Como Bird".
Perry with the Lennon Sisters, Crosby Brothers, Tommy Sands & Choir sing "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening".
The Orchestra performs "Home for the Holidays".
Perry sings "Home for the Holidays".
The Crosby Brothers perform "Hooray for Love" and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love".
Perry with the Crosby Brothers perform "I'm an Old Cow Hand".
Accordian player performs "Beer Barrel Polka".
The Lennon Sisters sing "I Don’t Know Why I Love You Like I Do".
Perry with The Crosby’s, The Lennon’s, & Tommy Sands perform "Dream" and "Keep a Hoppin'".
Perry sings "Home".
The Orchestra performs "Mack the Knife" and "Funeral March of The Marionettes".
Frank Gorshin sings "That's Amore".
Tommy Sands sings "You Stepped Out of a Dream".
Perry & Tommy duet on "Nancy".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Let's Set the Table".
Perry sings "Bless This House".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away From Me".

13.09 [953] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
30Nov1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Anne Bancroft
Bob Hope
Regulars:
Peter Gennaro Dancers

13.10 [954] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
07Dec1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Juliet Prowse
Steve Lawrence
The Kingston Trio
Milt Kamen

Highlights:
Perry & Company perform "Round and Round".
Juliet with Male Dancers performs "Take a Tour", "Broadway Rhythm", "The Rain in Spain" and "Tonight, Tonight".
Perry sings "Violets for Your Furs".
The Kingston Trio sing "They Call the Wind Mariah".
The Male Dancers perform to "The Untouchables" theme.
Steve sings "Chicago" and "Night and Day".
Perry, Steve & The Kingston Trio perform "Legend of Wyatt Earp", "Have Gun Will Travel" and "Ballad of Palladin".
Steve and Male Dancers perform "Bat Masterson".
Perry & Steve duet on "Bonanza".
The Kingston Trio and Male Dancers perform "The Rebel".
Perry, Steve & Trio with Male Dancers perform "Maverick" and "Quick on the Draw".
"Sing to Me Mr. C" theme sung by Eydie Gorme (out of vision).
Perry sings "Nice 'n Easy", "The Very Thought of You" and "That Old Devil Moon".
Perry and Steve sing back and forth the following songs:
Steve sings "New York, New York".
Perry sings "Way Back Home".
Steve sings "Forty Second Street".
Perry sings "A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet".
Steve sings "New York's My Home".
Perry sings "Carolina in the Morning".
Steve sings "Manhattan".
Perry sings "When It's Sleepy Time Down South".
Steve sings "Lullaby of Broadway".
Perry sings "Dear Hearts and Gentle People".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.11 [955] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
14Dec1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Brenda Lee
Betty Grable
Brook Benton
Renée Taylor
Beatrice Arthur
Joey Heatherton

Highlights:
Brenda Lee singing "I’m Sorry" and "Gonna Get along without You Now".
Betty sings with Perry such Harry James hits as "The Music Maker", "It Seems I've Heard That Song Before",
"I Had the Craziest Dream", "You Made Me Love You" and "Ciri-ciri-bin".
Joey Heatherton & Brook Benton sing "Kiddio" & "Fools Rush In".
Beatrice Arthur, Milt Kamen, Rene Taylor along with The Ray Charles Singers and Mitchell Ayers and his Orchestra
saluting Harry James' great instrumentals.
Perry sings "It's Beginning to look a Lot Like Christmas", "The Christmas Song", "In the Garden",
"What'll I Do?", "They Can't Take that Away From Me", "This Partner in Paradise".

13.12 [956] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show  (Christmas Show)
21Dec1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Ginny Tiu
Chet Huntley

Mrs. Virginia Douglas (of Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus fame)
Highlights:
The Orchestra performs "Warsaw Concerto".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers sings "We Wish You A Merry Christmas".
Ginny Tiu performs "Rondo All Turca" and "River Kwai". “
Perry with Choir performs "White Christmas".
The Orchestra does "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town".
The Choir sings "Here We Come A Carolling".
Perry with Choir perform "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen".
Ginny Tiu performs "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear".
Perry With Choir perform "Deck the Halls with Bows Of Holly".
Perry sings "O Holy Night".
Perry with Choir performs "Joy to the World".
Perry with Choir and Company sing "We Wish You A Merry Christmas".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Lets Trim the Christmas Tree".
The Orchestra performs "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" and "Home for The Holidays". “
The Choir sings "Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem.
Perry with Choir and Company perform "The First Noel".
The Choir sings "O Come All Ye Faithful" and "We Three Kings".
Perry and the Choir perform "Silent Night", "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" and "Ave Maria".

13.13 [957] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
28Dec1960 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Kay Thompson
Connie Francis
Renée Taylor
Joey Heatherton

13.14 [958] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
04Jan1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Alan King
Bobby Rydell
Yvonne Lime
Ronnie Burns
Elizabeth Seal

13.15 [959] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
11Jan1961 NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Directed by Dwight Hemion
Guests:
Peter Gennaro
George Burns
Lena Horne

13.16 [960] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
18Jan1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Gwen Verdon
George Gobel
Paul Anka
Milt Kamen

Regulars:
Ray Charles Singers
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Highlights:
Perry, George and Gwen do "Espana Cani".
Perry sings "Alone Together".
All join in for "I Feel a Song Coming On".
Perry with George Gobel, Gwen Verdon, & Dancers perform "Flamboyenco".
Perry & George Gobel duet on "Little White Duck".
Perry sings "Alone Together".
Gwen Verdon & Dancers dance to "Doodle Town Fifers".
Paul Anka with Dancers perform "I Cant Give You Anything But Love".
Gwen Verdon & Dancers perform "Mambo Jubilo" and "Wistful Waltz". " "
Perry with Paul Anka perform "Blue Moon".
Paul Anka sings "Diana".
Gwen Verdon And Paul Anka perform "You Gotta Have Heart".
Paul Anka sings "Put Your Head On My Shoulder".
George Gobel & Paul Anka duet on "When the Red, Red Robin".
Perry with All the Guests sing "My Home Town".
George Gobel and Choir do "The Moonlight Is Bright Tonight" and "Sing To Me Mr C".
Perry sings "All By Myself", "There Never Was A Night So Beautiful" and "When I Grow Too Old To Dream".
Paul Anka sings "Puppy Love" and "Story Of My Love".
The Choir sings "Hallelujah".
Perry with George Gobel sing "You Don’t Want My Love".
All join in for "I Feel A Song Coming On".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.17 [961] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-146
25Jan1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guest stars:
Peggy Lee
Beatrice Arthur
Shelley Berman
Joey Heatherton
Milt Kamen

Highlights:
The Male Singers sing "Weather, Weather".
Perry with Guests & Singers perform "Foggy Day".
Peggy Lee sings "The Sunny Side of the Street".
Shelley Berman sings "Hey Young Fella Close Your Umbrella".
Peter Gennaro does "It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More" and "Foggy Day". "
Peggy Lee sings "Day In Day Out".
Perry sings "I’ve Never Left Your Arms" and "Song Of Songs".
Perry & Peggy duet on "Fever".
Perry sings "It’s Too Darn Hot" and "Heat Wave".
Perry & Peggy duet with "Steam Heat".
Peggy Lee with Perry sing "You’re The Top" and "Indian Love Call".
Perry sings "I Get A Kick Out Of You".
Peggy Lee sings "Orange Coloured Sky".
Peggy & Perry duet on "Strike Up the Band" and "Fever". "
Peter Gennaro and Dancers perform to "South Rampart Street Parade".
Peter Genaro with Shelley Berman do "Mississippi Mud".
The Choir performs "Sing To Me Mr. C".
Perry sings "How About Me", "Too Marvellous For Words" and "All the Things You Are".
Male Singers with Peter Gennaro perform "Here Comes Mr Blues".
Peggy Lee sings "Lover Man".
Ray Charles Singers with Peter Gennaro sing "Don’t the Moon Look Lonesome".
Ray Charles with Peter Gennaro perform "Going To Chicago".
Perry sings "St Louis Blues".
Peter Genaro with the Ray Charles Singers perform "Where’s Your Baby".
Shelley Berman performs "St. James Infirmary".
The Ray Charles Singers with Peter Gennaro perform "That Story Has A Moral".
Peggy Lee sings "Kansas City".
Perry With Company perform "Birth of The Blues".
The Choir sings "There Goes Mr. Blues".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.18 [962] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
01Feb1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Harry Belafonte
Buddy Hackett
Bea Arthur
Joey Heatherton

Highlights:
Harry Belafonte sings "I Done Laid Down and I Know Where I'm Goin'."

13.19 [963] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-255
08Feb1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Eydie Gorme
Andre Previn
Sammy Kahn
Joey Heatherton
Renée Taylor
Highlights:
The Choir With Orchestra Conducted by Andre Previn perform "Dream Along With Me".
Perry With Choir sings "In The Still Of The Night".
Perry & Piano do "Like Young".
"Elmer Gantry" is performed by the Orchestra Conducted By Andre Previn
"Gigi" is performed by the Orchestra and 2 Dancers.
Andre Previn at Piano with Bass & Drums performs "Just In Time".
Perry with the Choir performs "Bess You Is My Woman".
Eydie Gorme sings "Yours Tonight", "Smiles" and "Smile Darn Ya Smile".
Joey Heatherton & 3 Male Dancers performs "I Enjoy Being A Girl".
Perry & Choir sing "Especially For the Young".
Perry sings "You Make Me Feel So Young".
Peter Gennaro Dancers perform to a medley of "Limelight", "Hate Off", "Chipper Charles", "Green Lantern Snag",
"Terry’s Tango" and "Green Lantern Rag".
Perry does "Sing To Me Mr C".
Sammy Kahn at Piano performs "Bei Mir Bist Du Schone".
Perry With Choir performs "Seems to Me I’ve Heard That Song Before".
Andre Previn & Choir do a medley with "There Goes That Song Again", "Love and Marriage", "Tender Trap",
"Come Fly with Me", "It’s Very Nice to Go Trav’lin", "Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of The Week"
and "Let It Snow".
Andre Previn and Choir perform "Its Been A Long, Long Time".
Perry with Sammy Kahn perform "Five Minutes More".
Eydie Gorme with Perry sing "It’s Magic".
Perry sings "All The Way".
Eydie sings "Teach Me Tonight".
Perry with Guests perform "Papa Wont You Dance With Me".
The Choir sings "The Second Time Around".
Eydie Gorme performs "The Far Away Part Of Town".
All join in for "High Hopes".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.20 [964] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-301
15Feb1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Caterina Valente
Nancy Walker
The Limelighters

Highlights:
Perry with Guests & the Ray Charles Singers perform "Walk It Off".
Caterina Valente sings "Falling In Love with Love" and "Maria Dolores".
Nancy Walker With Singers & Dancers perform "From This Moment On".
Perry sings "My Funny Valentine".
The Limelighters perform "Rumania, Rumania".
Dancers & Singers perform "The Dancers Jump".
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Delaware" in English then Swedish.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Hot Diggity" in English then French.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Dream Along With Me" in English then Japanese.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Catch A Falling Star" in English then Italian.
Caterina Valente with Perry perform the song "Hoop Dee Doo" in English then German.
The Choir sings "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "Oh How I Miss You Tonight", "It All Depends On You" and "Here’s That Rainy Day".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.21 [965] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-380
22Feb1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Jimmy Durante
Anne Bancroft
Ray Charles
Renée Taylor

Highlights:
Perry with Singers and Dancers perform "Wedding March" and "Love and Marriage".
Anne Bancroft with Male Dancers perform "Married I Can Always Get".
The Orchestra performs "Love Nest".
Perry & Jimmy Durante sing "You Gotta Start Off Each Day with A Song" .
Jimmy Durante sings "The Nose Knows".
Anne Bancroft sings "Who Will Be With You When I’m Far Away".
Perry with Jimmy Durante and Anne Bancroft sing "Bill Bailey".
Perry & Choir perform "Young At Heart".
Perry and Anne do a medley of the following songs back and forth.
Perry sings "It’s Delightful to Be Married".
Anne Bancroft sings "Makin’ Whoopee".
Perry sings "It’s Nice To Have A Man Around The House".
Anne Bancroft sings "A Good Man Is Hard To Find".
Perry sings "Glory of Love".
Anne Bancroft sings "I Want Friendship".
Perry sings "It Could Happen To You".
Anne Bancroft sings "By Myself".
Perry sings "Glory of Love".
Anne Bancroft sings "Makin’ Whoopee".
Perry sings "Tea for Two".
Anne Bancroft sings "Biding My Time".
Jimmy Durante performs "I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore".
Jimmy Durante and the choir perform "Me and My Song" and "Inka Dinka Doo".
The Orchestra performs "There’ll Be Some Changes Made".
Ray Charles & Orchestra perform "Georgia on My Mind".
Ray Charles with Singers perform "What’d I Say".
Perry with Singers perform "You Are Never Far Away From Me".
Jimmy Durante with Perry, Anne Bancroft & Company close with "Goodnight Song".

13.22 [966] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-393
01Mar1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Announcer: Ed Herlihy
Guests:
Janet Blair
Mike Nichols
Elaine May

Highlights:
Perry with Peter Gennaro Dancers perform "Lets Face the Music and Dance".
Perry with Choir sing "Over the Rainbow".
Peter Gennaro Dancers perform to "Stars and Stripes", "Bach Shadow" and "Take Me Out to the Ball Game".
The Choir performs "Sing to me Mr. C".
Perry does a medley with "Try a Little Tenderness", "Angry" and "The Night is Young".
Perry with Janet Blair duet on "Shortening Bread".
Perry sings "I Wonder What's Become of Sally".
Janet sings "Mine".
Perry sings "Shine on Harvest Moon".
Janet sings "Lover Come Back to Me".
Perry sings "Pennies From Heaven".
Janet sings "Don’t Cry Joe".
Perry sings "This Could be the Start of Something Big" and "Big Wide Wonderful World".
Janet sings "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town".
Perry sings "Why do I Love You".
Mike Nichols performs "Love".
Perry does "Varsity Brag".
Perry & Janet duet on "Witchcraft".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.23 [967] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-445
08Mar1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
George Sanders
Judy Holliday

13.24 [968] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-494
15Mar1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Guests:
Frances Langford
Don Ameche

Highlights:
Perry sings "We Aren't Gonna Have a Home".
Perry with Ray Charles Singers perform "Mountain Greenery".
Frances sings "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man".
Ray Charles Singers & Peter Genaro Dancers do the "Commuter's Blues".
The Orchestra performs "Please Go Away and Let Me Sleep".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Especially for the Young".
Perry & Ray Charles Singers perform "Too Young to Go Steady", "Too Young" and "Hello, Young Lovers".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Harrigan".
Perry & the Singers sing "Dear Old Donegal".
Ray Charles Singers sing "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling".
Perry & Frances duet on "Sweet Rosie O'Grady".
Don Ameche sings "MacNamara's Band".
Peter Genaro Dancers perform to "Irish Washerwoman".
Perry with Dancers perform "Kerry Dancers".
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform to "It's a Great Day for the Irish".
All join in for "Toora Loora".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with The Ray Charles Singers
Tony Mottola and The Peter Genaro Dancers ~ Frank Gallop ~ announcer
Don Ameche and Frances Langford used to work together as a radio comedy team, "The Bickersons".

13.25 [969] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como show.
no. 61-544
22Mar1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guests:
Martha Raye
Julie Newmar
Ginny Tiu
Renée Taylor

Credits: Musical director, Mitchell Ayres; choreographer, Peter Gennaro.

13.26 [970] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-593
29Mar1961 NBC Wed (12Apr1961?)
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guests:
Dorothy Collins
Lorin Hollander
The Lennon Sisters
Gaudsmith Brothers

Highlights:
Perry with Singers & Dancers perform "Peter Cottontail".
Perry With Singers sing "It’s Easter Time".
Dorothy Collins sings "Lazy Afternoon".
Perry & Dorothy duet on "Tip Toe through The Tulips", "I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time",
"Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White! and "Artificial Flowers".
The Orchestra performs "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody".
Perry sings "Begin the Beguine".
Lorin Hollander on Piano performs "Prelude to C Sharp Minor", "Inky Dinky Doo" and "Toccata".
Peter Gennaro Dancers dance to "Rabbits Tail".
The Lennon Sisters sing "The Green Leaves Of Summer".
Perry with Dorothy Collins & The Lennon Sisters sing "Gotta Have Rain".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Rain".
The Lennon Sisters sing "April Showers".
Perry & Dorothy duet on "Singing In the Rain".
The Peter Gennaro dancers perform to "The Rain in Spain".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Rain, Rain Go Away".
All join in for "Pennies from Heaven".
Perry with The Ray Charles Singers close with "The Lord’s Prayer".

13.27 [971] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
05Apr1961 NBC Wed
no. 61-643
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guests:
Caterina Valente
Bobby Rydell
Don Adams
Regulars:
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "Come To the Fair".
The Orchestra performs "Entry of the Gladiators".
Perry with Guests & Singers perform "It’s A Grand Night for Singing".
Caterina Valente sings "Stella by Starlight" and "Cosi Cosa".
Perry with Singers performs "No Other Love".
The Orchestra performs "Around The World in 80 Days".
Bobby Rydell sings "Old Man River" and "That Old Black Magic".
Ray Charles Singers with Peter Gennaro & Dancers do "Boogie Bones".
Ray Charles Singers sing "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "You Alone", "Swingin’ Down The Lane" and "Portrait of My Love".
Perry with Peter Gennaro & Guests perform "Tea for Two".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

[--] 12Apr1961 (see episode 29Mar1961 possibly postponed)

13.28 [972] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
19Apr1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by Goodman Ace, John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt, Selma Diamond, and Jay Burton.
Host: Perry Como
Guests:
Martha Raye
Milburn Stone
Gary Player

Highlights:
Perry & Martha Raye duet on "My Blue Heaven".
The Orchestra perform "Gunsmoke Theme".
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers & Peter Gennaro Dancers perform "Turn Back the Pages".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey" and "Italian Street Song".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "Hearts and Flowers", "William Tell Overture" and "Down South".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Song of The Vagabonds".
The Orchestra performs "Off To Albany".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "My Hero".
Perry and the Ray Charles Singers sing "That’s Entertainment".
Martha Raye & Milburn Stone sing "How Could You Believe Me".
The Orchestra does a Medley of "Give My Regards To Broadway", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes",
"Give My Regards to Broadway", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "California Here I Come" and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes".
Perry sings "That Old Feeling" and "Someday I’ll Find You".
Martha sings "Love Nest".
Perry sings "Perfect Song".
Martha sings "Poor Butterfly".
Perry sings "Toselli’s Serenade".
Martha Raye & Perry duet on "Little Orphan Annie".
Perry sings "Love In Bloom".
Martha sings "Smoke Dreams".
Perry & Martha duet on "Manhattan Merry-Go-Round".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Turn Back the Pages".
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "You Were Meant For Me", "My Ideal" and "When Your Lover Has Gone".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.29 [973] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-762
26Apr1961 NBC Wed
produced by Nick Vanoff
directed by Dwight Hemion
written by John Aylesworth, Frank Peppiatt
Host: Perry Como
Guests:
Jane Morgan
Alan King
Paul Lynde
Solange and Charles
Regulars:
Peter Gennaro Dancers
Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers perform "Bonjour Paree", "Latin Quarter" and "If You Love Me".
Peter Gennaro with Dancers perform "Alouette".
Jane Morgan sings "Fascination", "Love Makes the World Go Round" and "The Day That the Rains Came".
Solange And Charles perform "Apache Dance".
Perry with Singers and 2 Dancers do "April in Paris".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Chantez, Chantez".
Alan King performs "Pigalle".
Jane Morgan sings "Our Language of Love"..
The Ray Charles Singers perform "Frere Jacques".
Perry & Jane Morgan duet on "C’est Si Bon".
Peter Gennaro sings "Louise".
Perry & Jane Morgan duet on "I Love Paris in The Springtime".
Perry with Guests and the Ray Charles Singers perform "Bonjour Paree".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.30 [974] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-845
03May1961 NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Directed by Dwight Hemion
Guests:
Andy Williams (Guest Host)
Patti Page
Nancy Walker
Jackie Mason
Paul Lynde

Highlights:
Andy sings "Straight Down the Middle".
Nancy sings "Gold Widow's Lament".

13.31 [975] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-913
10May1961 NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Directed by Dwight Hemion
Guests:
Paul Anka
Marion Marlowe
Jack E. Leonard

Highlights:
Perry with the Ray Charles Singers sing "Back In Your Own Back Yard".
Marion Marlowe and Singers perform "Mrs Noah".
Jack E Leonard with Dancers performs "Slipping Beauty".
Perry with Singers sing "Red Sails In the Sunset".
Paul Anka with 3 Girl Dancers perform "Dance On Little Girl".
Paul Anka sings "Tonight My Love, Tonight".
The Orchestra performs "I’ll See You In My Dreams".
Ray Charles Singers perform "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "Its Been A Long, Long Time", "Angry" and "Here’s That Rainy Day".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight".
Jack E Leonard with Paul Anka perform "Kids".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face".
The Peter Gennaro Dancers perform "Get Me to The Church On Time".
Marion Marlowe with Perry sing "The Sound Of Music".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.32 [976] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-971
17May1961 NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Directed by Dwight Hemion
Guests:
Frances Langford
Don Ameche
Paul Lynde
The West Point Cadet Glee Club

Highlights:
The West Point Cadet Glee Club perform "Stout-Hearted Men", "Sound Off" and "Stout-Hearted Men".
Frances Langford with the Ray Charles Singers sings "I’m In the Mood for Love".
Perry & Frances sing "You Are My Lucky Star".
The Mitch Ayres Orchestra performs "I’ve Got A Feelin’ Your Fooling", "True Love" and "Please Go ‘Way and Let Me Sleep".
Perry sings "If I Loved You".
The Ray Charles Singers and Dancers perform "African Waltz".
The West Point Cadet Glee Club perform "There’s A Long-Long Trail A-Winding", "K K K Katy",
"It’s A Long Way to Tipperary", "Mademoiselle from Armentiers", "My Buddy" and Over There".
Perry with Cadets sing "Till We Meet Again".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.33 [977] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-1059
24May1961 NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Directed by Dwight Hemion
Designer Michi
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guests:
Martha Raye
George Gobel
Johnny Puleo
Paul Lynde
Regulars:
Peter Gennaro  Dancers
Highlights:
Perry sings "Chicago".
Johnny Puleo and Group perform "Twelfth Street Rag", "Oh Sole Meo", "Diane"and "Colonel Bogie March".
Martha Raye with Perry & the Ray Charles Singers sing "On Behalf Of the Visiting Fireman".
Perry & Martha duet on "Bye Bye Blackbird".
Martha sings "Ill Get By".
Perry sings "If I Had You".
Martha Raye with Perry sing "After You’ve Gone".
Martha Raye sings "Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe".
Perry & Martha duet with "Somebody Loves Me", "I’m Following You" and "Bye, Bye Blackbird".
The Orchestra performs "Gobelues".
George Gobel with Johnny Puleo sing "Me and My Shadow".
Peter Gennaro and Dancers perform "South Rampart Street Parade".
The Orchestra performs "Jealousy".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "Sing To Me".
Perry sings "Oh How I Miss You Tonight" and "Heartaches".
Perry with Dancers perform "The Waltz You Saved For Me".
The Orchestra performs "It’s A Lonesome Old Town".
George Gobel and the Ray Charles Singers sing "Lets All Sing Like The Birdies Sing".
The Orchestra performs "Drifting and Dreaming".
Martha sings "Oh Johnny".
The Orchestra performs "Rippling Rhythm".
Perry with Company sing "Auld Lang Syne".
Perry with Martha Raye & George Gobel sing "Boo Hoo".
Peter Gennaro Dancers dance to "Lets Dance".
The Orchestra performs "Out Of the Night".
Martha Raye with Perry sings "Heartaches".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".

13.34 [978] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show
no. 61-1110
31May1961 NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Directed by Dwight Hemion
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guests:
Brenda Lee
Audrey Meadows
Cliff Arquette
Paul Lynde
Richard Pryor

Highlights:
Perry sings "Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella".
Cliff Arquette with Male Dancers perform to "Show Me the Way To Go Home".
Brenda Lee with the Ray Charles Singers sing "You Can Depend On Me".
Brenda Lee & Perry do a Medley with "Teach Me Tonight", "An Apple for The Teacher", "Constantinople",
"Istanbul" and "In A Little Red School House".
Audrey Meadows with Male Dancers perform "A Lady Loves".
Perry with Girl Singers sings "Come To Me, Bend to Me".
The Orchestra performs "My Blue Heaven".
Perry sings "Sing To Me", "All By Myself" and "Portrait of My Love".
Cliff Arquette with Dancers performs "Skip to My Lou" and "Turkey In The Straw" .
Audrey Meadows with Dancers performs "Too Fat Polka".
Cliff Arquette with Dancers performs "Charlie My Boy".
Perry sings "Jambalaya" and "Don’t Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes".
The Dancers dance to "Charlie My Boy".
Perry with Brenda Lee and Company perform "Temptation".
The Ray Charles Singers sing "You Don’t Want Me Love".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Also the Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with the Ray Charles Singers

13.35 [979] Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show [Last show of the current season]
no. 61-1163
07Jun1961 NBC Wed
Producer Nick Vanoff
Writers Frank Peppiatt and John Aylesworth
Directed by Dwight Hemion
Designer Michi
Announcer Frank Gallop
Guests:
Ray Charles
Tony Mottola
Paul Lynde

Highlights:
Perry with Ray Charles Singers & Dancers performs "The Party's Over"
Ray Charles and Orchestra perform "Dear Mr. Charles" & "Dear Perry".
Ray Charles Singers & Orchestra do a medley with "Summertime", "Ol' Man River", "Together",
"Almost Like Being In Love", "When the Red, Red Robin" and "Summer Night".
The Orchestra does a medley with "I Could Have Danced All Night", "If I Were a Bell", "Sound of Music"
and "Colonel Bogey March".
Perry sings "Begin the Beguine".
Peter Gennaro Dancers and the Orchestra perform "Whistle While You Work", "Summertime" and "Summer Whistle".
Jay Burton & Dancers do "Autumn Leaves".
Perry sings "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face".
The Orchestra closes with "You Are Never Far Away".
Plus regulars:
Orchestra conducted by Mitchell Ayres with The Ray Charles Singers
Tony Mottola and The Peter Gennaro Dancers

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NBC Wednesdays (14Jun61-27Sep61)
filmed in England
 (UK theatrical second features, edited for TV)

Summer Replacement for "The Perry Como Show"

 ### Kraft Music Hall: The Perry Como Show ####
 ############## end of Season 13 ###############
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