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The Perry Como Show [1955] (musical variety)

    (NBC Primetime, 1955 - 1959)

    [This series was the THIRD of four regular primetime musical
     variety TV series hosted by Perry Como.

     The FIRST one was "The Chesterfield Supper Club" (NBC, 1948-50)
     which was an extension of the radio series of the same name,
     which see...

     The SECOND one was a 15-min. series following the news on
     CBS, also called "The Perry Como Show" with Mitchell
     Ayers and his orchestra (CBS, 1950-55), which see...

     The FOURTH was "Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall" (NBC, 1959-67)
     which see...]

Open Theme 1: "On My Way To a Star"

    [aka: "Dream Along With Me" (ASCAP title)]
    [aka: "Dream Along With Me (I'm On My Way To a Star)"]
    [aka: "On My Way Is a Star"]

     Composer: Carl Sigman (ASCAP)
     1978 Publisher: Roncom Music Co. (ASCAP)
     1999 Publisher: The Songwriters Guild (ASCAP), of
                     Weehawken, NJ
     Copyright Date ("On My Way To a Star"): Sep.  7, 1955; Eu 410 314.
     Renewal   Date ("On My Way To a Star"): Jan. 10, 1983; RE-162-563.

Letters Segment Theme 2: "Dear Perry"

    [lyric: "Letters...we get letters..."]

     Composer: Ray Charles (ASCAP)
     1978 Publisher: Roncom Music Co. (ASCAP)
     1999 Publisher: Roncom Music Co. (ASCAP), of
                     Great Neck, NY
     Copyright Date: Sep. 16, 1955; Eu 410 434.
     Renewal   Date: May  10, 1983; RE-167-633.

Close Theme 3: "You Are Never Far Away From Me"

     Composer: music by Robert Allen (ASCAP); with
               lyrics by Allan Roberts (ASCAP)
     1978 Publishers: Roncom Music Co. (ASCAP)
     1999 Publishers: Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP), of
                         New York, NY; and
                      Charlie Deitcher Productions, Inc. (ASCAP), of
                         Quogue, NY
     Copyright Date: August 4, 1952; Eu 283 052.
     Renewal Date 1: Jan.  11, 1980; RE- 53-599.
     Renewal Date 2: Jan.  27, 1980; RE- 61-952.

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