Perry Como With Mitch Ayres’ Orchestra And The Ray Charles Singers

Perry Como’s version of “Catch a Falling Star” was released in 1957. The single won Como the 1959 Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male.


Side One

Catch a Falling Star

Side Two

Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)


Side One

Magic Moments

Side Two

Round and Round

Perry’s version of “Magic Moments” was recorded by Perry Como in 1957, and became a hit in early 1958. The peak position in the United States is hard to track precisely, due to the multiple charts used in Billboard magazine. The overall impact of the song probably fell just below the top ten. The song was also a 1958 hit in Italy, while in the United Kingdom it spent eight weeks at number one in the UK Singles Chart, becoming Como’s biggest ever hit there.

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