Johnny Mercer

By J Poet

Johnny Mercer was a singer and piano player and spent some time as the lead vocalist for both the Benny Goodman and Paul Whiteman bands. He also made albums under his own name in the 40s and 50s, but his reputation rests upon his business acumen – he was one of the founders of Capitol Records – and his songwriting ability. He wrote many enduring standards on his own, including “Dream” and “I'm an Old Cowhand,” but it was as a lyricist that he found enduring fame, writing lyrics for classics like “Blues in the Night,” “Skylark,”... Read More

City Of Origin:
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Genre:
Easy Listening, Pop Vocal, Traditional Pop
Birthdate:
11/18/1909
Death date:
06/25/1976
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Tracks

This Bitter Earth

Blues in the City
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Please Send Me Someone to Love

Blues in the City
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Hit the Road Jack

Blues in the City
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Willow Weep for Me

Blues in the City
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The Blues are Out of Town

Blues in the City
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The Sky's the Limit: One for My Baby

Blues in the City
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Late Sunday Afternoon

Blues in the City
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