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Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 

The Perry Como Show (original title)
Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ... See full summary »
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Perry Como ...
 Himself - Host / ... (220 episodes, 1949-1967)
The Ray Charles Singers ...
 Themselves / ... (91 episodes, 1954-1964)
Frank Gallop ...
 Himself / ... (88 episodes, 1955-1964)
Mitchell Ayres Orchestra ...
 Themselves (78 episodes, 1954-1963)
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 Themselves / ... (63 episodes, 1955-1963)
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Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast and named it The Supper Club. In 1950 Como and his Sponsors moved to CBS and named this The Perry Como Chesterfield Show. Written by Pilot TV Network

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(1948-1955) | (1955- 1963)

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1.33 : 1
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Perry Como gave early support and TV exposure on his show to black performers like The Ravens and Nat 'King' Cole. See more »

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Referenced in Hazel: What'll We Watch Tonight? (1961) See more »

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Dream Along with Me (I'm on My Way to a Star)
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Uncle Perry
26 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a native of Canonsburg, PA, the hometown of Perry Como. My mother knew him when they were children, and his sister, Venzie, was my mother's best friend the last thirty-five years of their lives. When I was in second grade, Perry came to Pittsburgh to broadcast his show from the Civic Arena. The morning of the broadcast, Venzie called my mother up to ask us to come over before school began. We lived next door to her at the time, and we immediately ran next door, only to meet Perry himself. When we addressed him as Mister Como, he told us to call him Uncle Perry. From that moment on, we always called him that. We went to the Arena that night and I saw my first television show, live.

It was one of those childhood memories I will never forget. Thanks, Uncle Perry.


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