Songs of Perry Como

Host:  Mary Lou Metzger with guests Sheila & Sherry Aldridge

Original Air Date:  September 23, 1978

This charming show features songs made famous by Perry Como, and things get underway with one of Perry’s happiest hits, “Hot Diggity,” Guy & Ralna sing, “If” and then Kathie Sullivan sings the lovely “It’s Impossible.” Bobby and Cissy dress up as a pair of toddlers and “Papa Loves Mambo,” George Cates leads the band in a lush arrangement of “Temptation,” and Ava Barber be lots out one of Perry’s greatest hits, “Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes.”



"Hot Diggity" - Myron Floren on accordion with Gail, Ralna, Norma, Sandi, Mary Lou, Guy, Tom, Joe, Jimmy, Ken and danced by Lawrence and Mary Lou

"Catch a Falling Star" - Aldridge Sisters and Otwell Twins (also on guitars)

"Papa Loves Mambo" - sung and danced by Bobby Burgess and Cissy King

"It’s Impossible" - Kathie Sullivan

"Till the End of Time" - pianists Bob Smale and Bob Ralston

"If" - Guy Hovis and Ralna English

"More" - Jimmy Roberts

"Round and Round" - danced by Arthur Duncan

"And I Love You So" - Tom Netherton

"Temptation" - orchestra

"Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes" - Ava Barber

"That’s Amore" - Bob Lido with Myron Floren on accordion and ensemble

"Prisoner of Love" - Ken Delo, with trumpet introduction by Johnny Zell

"Hoop Dee Doo" - Myron Floren on accordion, danced by Bobby and Cissy

"This is All I Ask" - Dick Dale, with Neil Levang on guitar

"Bach/Gounod’s Ave Maria" - Norma Zimmer with Joe, Arthur, Guy, Jimmy, Ken, Bobby, Larry, Tom