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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Twelve

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Twelve

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Twelve

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Twelve

For those who think I’m waisting my time with Perry Como, then read this blog and then compare him to anyone that is making music today. This blog entitled Life And Times Of Perry Como, Part Twelve, is the last one, but it’s worth the time to read it. After you read my blog, listen to my album and enjoy.

Awards

Como received the 1959 Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male; five Emmys from 1955 to 1959; a Christopher Award (1956) and shared a Peabody Award with good friend Jackie Gleason in 1956. He was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame in 1990 and received a Kennedy Center Honor in 1987...

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eleven

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eleven

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eleven

Some might text, why am I typing about someone, that I never heard of, in a previous generation, well the next generation will text the same thing about what you like today, only they be right, for today’s music is already fading into history, with singers and bands have acting jobs and retiring from the music business. Perry Como sang until his death and has made more albums and hi sons than anyone from this generation. From the 1940′ s until 2000’s he was singing, how long  has today singers lasted ??? In this blog called Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eleven, I’m going to type about his Christmas specials and his death, and then you can listen to one of my albums, until my next blog comes out.

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Ten

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Ten

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Ten

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Ten

I didn’t know that I be doing (so far), ten parts of Perry Como. but that’s what I’m doing now it’s a good thing that I have a triple album left, for just this reason. In this blog entitled Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Ten, I’m going to type you about his TV Show. In the 1950’s-1970’s, variety TV Shows were very popular, with all ages, and The Perry Como Show was no exception, in fact it was one of the most popular ones of them all, and this blog might answer what I mean.

Sing to me, Mr. C.: 1955–1959

He moved back to NBC with a weekly hour-long variety show featuring additional musical and production numbers, comedy sketches and guest stars called The Perry Como Show, premiering Saturday, September 17, 1955...

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Nine

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Nine

Life And Time Perry Como Part Nine

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Nine

Early years: 1948–1955

Life Of Times Of Perry Como Part Nine

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Nine

Photograph of Perry Como singing, superimposed on an illustration of a microphone and accompanied by advertising copy, including the slogan “Mutual makes music …”.

Perry Como for Chesterfield, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Mutual Broadcasting System–1954

Perry Como made the move to television when NBC initially televised the Chesterfield Supper Club radio program on December 24, 1948. A very special guest on that first television show was Como’s eight-year-old son, Ronnie, as part of a boys’ choir singing “Silent Night” with his father...

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eight

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eight

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eight

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eight

It’s the eighth, but not the last, because theirs so many things to type about Perry Como, so let’s get into it by reading Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Eight. So let’s get started and afterwards, listen to another album.

Vocal characteristics

Perry Como credited Bing Crosby for influencing his voice and style. Perry Como’s voice is widely known for its good-natured vocal acrobatics as portrayed in his highly popular novelty songs such as “Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)”, but there was another side to Perry Como. Music critic Gene Lees describes it in his sleeve note to Como’s 1968 album Look To Your Heart:

Despite his immense popularity, Como is rarely given credit for what, once you stop and think of it,...

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Seven

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Seven

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Seven

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Seven

Como in concert

Como had not made a night club appearance in 26 years when he accepted an engagement at the International Hotel in Las Vegas in June 1970, which also resulted in his first “live” album, Perry Como in Person at the International Hotel, Las Vegas. Ray Charles, whose Ray Charles Singers were heard with Como for over 35 years, formed a special edition of the vocal group for his Las Vegas opening. Prior to this he had last appeared at New York’s Copacabana in 1944. Como continued to do periodic engagements in Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe, limiting his night club appearances to Nevada.

Performing live again brought Como a new sense of enjoyment...

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Six

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Six

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Six

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Six

Theirs so much about Perry Como that five blogs  couldn’t hold, so in this blog entitled Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Six, I’m going to type to you about his radio days and how well he was doing it, then let’s hear his album afterwards. I hope you like what you hear, because I have another one I’m doing, but it’s in the draft mold, so I’ll have it done very soon.

RCA Victor and radio

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Six

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Six

Arriving in Chicago for performances in 1947, Como is

met by his young fans, who get a trim along with a song.

The Comos’ first child, Ronnie, was born in 1940 while the Weems band was working in Chicago...

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Five

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Five

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Five

Como in 1939, when he was with

The Ted Weems Orchestra.

I really like Perry Como, for I have six albums, which is two more than Peggy Lee(actually, I had  three albums of Peggy Lee, until this morning, now it’s three and the fourth is a double album, Perry Como has). So let’s get started with Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Five, so I can upload an album(which I uploaded this week for this blog which I’ll be uploading today).

Three years after joining the Carlone band, Como moved to Ted Weems’s Orchestra and his first recording dates. Como and Weems met in 1936 while the Carlone orchestra was playing in Warren, Ohio. Perry initially did not take the offer to join Weems’s orchestra...

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Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Four

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Four

Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Four

PERRY COMO, 1954

In this blog Life And Times Of Perry Como Part Four, I’m going to get personal in his life, so please read my blog and listen to an album I uploaded from iTunes which means those who have Androids, can finally get to hear music, instead of the whistle that is on the bottom of your toy phone, but I’m not biased on either phone, just because I have an iPhone, doesn’t have anything to do with my unbiased views of either one. So take out your thumb from your mouth and drop your blanket, for you can hear actual music from iTunes.

Personal life

One of the many factors in his success was Como’s insistence on his principles of good taste; if he considered something to be in bad or questionable taste, it was not in the show or broadcast...

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Musical History Of The 1914

Musical History Of The 1914

1914 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1914.

Events

Geraldine Farrar in a 1914 Victrola advertisement
January 1 – The copyright on Parsifal expires allowing it to be staged outside of Bayreuth. Performances take place in Barcelona, Prague, Berlin, Budapest, Bologna, Rome and Wrocław. In the next few weeks it is staged in St. Petersburg, Paris, Brussels, Vienna and London’s Covent Garden.
January 24 – First public performance of Leoš Janáček’s piano cycle In the Mists at the third concert of the Organ School in Brno by pianist Marie Dvořáková, teacher of the school.
January – First Finnish performance of Jean Sibelius’s tone poem Luonnotar, with soprano Aino Ackté and conductor Georg Schnéevoigt.
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