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Title Blues in the night [sound recording] : the Johnny Mercer songbook.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Verve, p1997.

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Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Verve songbook series
Verve songbook series.
Note Most songs introduced in motion pictures.
"John Herndon 'Johnny' Mercer is the lyricist on all tracks with additional composers as indicated"--Insert.
Performer Various singers; with acc.
Event Recorded 1952-1992.
Note Selections previously released.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Dave Gelly and complete personnel on insert.
Contents Blues in the night : (My mama done tol' me) / Harold Arlen (Louis Armstrong) (5:11) -- I thought about you / Jimmy Van Heusen (Billie Holiday) (2:45) -- Come rain or come shine / Harold Arlen (Anita O'Day) (2:13) -- Hit the road to Dreamland / Harold Arlen (Mel Tormé) (2:24) -- Dearly beloved / Jerome David Kern (Margaret Whiting) (2:49) -- Goody goody / Matty Malneck (Buddy Rich) (3:13) -- Skylark / Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (Ella Fitzgerald) (3:09) -- Laura / David Raskin (Billy Eckstine) (3:15) -- Day in, day out / Rube Bloom (Sarah Vaughan) (2:15) -- Early autumn / Ralph Burns (Woody Herman) (2:52) -- I remember you / Victor Schertzinger (Dinah Washington) (2:43) -- Any place I hang my hat is home / Harold Arlen (Helen Merrill) (4:55) -- Too marvelous for words / Richard A. Whiting (Joe Williams) (5:25) -- Autumn leaves = Les feuilles mortes / Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert (Dee Dee Bridgewater) (6:48) -- One for my baby (and one more for the road) / Harold Arlen (Billie Holiday) (5:38) -- Jeepers creepers / Harry Warren (Bing Crosby) (2:32).
Genre/Form Jazz vocals.
Subject Motion picture music, Arranged -- Excerpts.
Genre/Form Popular music.
Added Author Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971. voc
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959. voc
O'Day, Anita. voc
Tormé, Mel, 1925-1999. voc
Whiting, Margaret. voc
Rich, Buddy, 1917-1987. voc
Fitzgerald, Ella. voc
Eckstine, Billy. voc
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990. voc
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987. voc
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963. voc
Merrill, Helen. voc
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988. voc
Bridgewater, Dee Dee. voc
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977. voc
Bregman, Buddy. voc
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976. Songs. Selections.
Added Title Johnny Mercer songbook
Music No. 314 553 268-2 Verve