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Johnny Mercer

John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer. Mercer was also a co-founder of Capitol Records.

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Paul Weston - Capitol and Columbia
... Weston met Johnny Mercer while working for Paramount in 1942 Mercer, who was preparing to start Capitol Records, wanted Weston to write for his new company ... Paul wrote, arranged and directed Mercer's "Strip Polka"-the first arrangement written for the new label on April 6, 1942 ... the new company to a standstill until Johnny Mercer began his radio show, Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, in June 1943 ...
My Huckleberry Friend - Track Listing
... Baby" (Harry Warren) – 254 "Little Ol' Tune" (Johnny Mercer) – 305 "Moon River" (Henry Mancini) – 343 "I Wanna Be In Love Again" (Johnny Mercer. 231 "Summer Wind" (Heinz Meier, Hans Bradtke) – 339 "Little Ingenue" (Johnny Mercer) – 319 "Something's Gotta Give" (Johnny Mercer) – 234 "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn ... Arlen) – 358 All songs co-written by Johnny Mercer unless otherwise noted ...
List Of Songs Introduced By Fred Astaire
... in Common With You 1942 Joan Leslie Harold Arlen Johnny Mercer The Sky's the Limit A Needle in a Haystack 1934 Con Conrad Herb Magidson The Gay Divorcee All to Myself 1922 Adele. 1975, UAS 19885/LA-580 Dearly Beloved 1942 Jerome Kern Johnny Mercer You Were Never Lovelier 1942, Decca 18491 Dig It 1940 Bernie Henighen Johnny Mercer Second Chorus Los Angeles, September 22, 1940, Columbia ... Chisholm 1940 Bernie Henighen Johnny Mercer Second Chorus Los Angeles, September 22, 1940, Columbia 35852 Hoops 1931 Adele Astaire Arthur Schwartz Howard Dietz The Band Wagon New York ...
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia 1933–1944 - Track Listing - Disc One
12/18/33 Columbia 2867D 1933 Riffin' the Scotch Johnny Mercer, Dick McDonough, Benny Goodman, Fordlee Buck 231 3. 10/25/35 Brunswick 1935 ... Eeny Meeny Meiny Mo Johnny Mercer and Matty Malneck 310 13. 10/25/35 Brunswick 1935 ... If You Were Mine Johnny Mercer and Matty Malneck 309 14 ...
Johnny Mercer - Sources and References - Bibliography
... Bach, Bob Mercer, Ginger (1982) ... Our Huckleberry Friend The Life, Times, and Lyrics of Johnny Mercer ... Skylark The Life and Times of Johnny Mercer ...

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    You must have been a beautiful baby.
    Johnny Mercer (1909–1976)

    Things never are as bad as they seem.
    —Johnny Mercer (1909–1976)

    Did Johnny look flashy?
    Yes, his white-on-white shirt and tie were luminous.
    His trousers were creased like knives to the tops of his shoes
    And his yellow straw hat came down to his dark glasses.
    David Wagoner (b. 1926)