Johnny Mercer

Born:
Nov 18, 1909
Died:
Jun 25, 1976

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From Wikipedia:

John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter, and singer. He was also a record label executive who co-founded Capitol Records with music industry businessman Buddy DeSylva and Glenn E. Wallichs.

He is best known as a Tin Pan Alley lyricist, but he also composed music. He was also a popular singer who recorded his own songs as well as songs written by others from the mid-1930s through the mid-1950s. Mercer’s songs were among the most popular hits of the time, including “Moon River”, “Days of Wine and Roses”, “Autumn Leaves”, and “Hooray for Hollywood”. He wrote the lyrics to more than 1,500 songs, including compositions for movies and Broadway shows. He received nineteen Oscar nominations and won four Best Original Song Oscars. […]

Last updated on November 1, 2020

Songs written or co-written by Johnny Mercer



I Remember You

Unreleased song


Satin Doll

Unreleased song

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