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Author Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976. Lyricist.

Title Johnny Mercer [sound recording].

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings ; [New York, N.Y.?] : Manufactured by Sony Music Special Products, p1993.

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 Talbott Media  CD 19398v    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 sound disc : digital, chiefly mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series American songbook series
American songbook series.
Note Popular and jazz interpretations of songs from motion pictures and musicals.
Performer Johnny Mercer, lyricist ; various composers ; various performers.
Event Recorded 1937-1962.
Note Previously released recordings.
Compact disc.
Program notes by J. R. Taylor (15 p.) inserted in container.
Contents Hooray for Hollywood (Johnny "Scat" Davis & Frances Langford) (3:41) -- Bob White (What you gonna swing tonight?) (Johnny Mercer) (3:03) -- Jeeper creepers (Louis Armstrong) (2:38) -- Day in day out (Bob Crosby & his orchestra, featuring Helen Ward) (2:54) -- Fools rush in (Mildred Bailey) (3:17) -- Dearly beloved (Dinah Shore) (2:36) -- Dream (Jo Stafford) (2:47) -- Tangerine (Helen O'Connell & Bob Eberly) (3:03) -- The waiter and the porter and the upstairs maid (Bing Crosby & Mary Martin) (3:10) -- Trav'lin' light (Billie Holiday) (3:09) -- Laura (Woody Herman) (3:20) -- Glow worm (Mills Brothers) (2:39) -- Anyplace I hang my hat is home (Judy Garland) (4:05) -- The country's in the very best of hands (Peter Palmer, Stubby Kaye, & Co.) (5:14) -- Autumn leaves (Gordon MacRae) (2:51) -- Hit the road to dreamland (Margaret Whiting) (2:29) -- Goody goody (Diahann Carroll) (2:07) -- I wanna be around (Tony Bennett) (2:48) -- P.S. I love you (Mel Tormé) (3:20) -- Whistling away the dark (Johnny Mathis) (3:20) -- Moon river (Andy Williams) (2:44).
Genre/Form Popular music.
Subject Motion picture music -- Excerpts.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Genre/Form Jazz vocals.
Added Author Davis, Johnnie, 1910-1983.
Langford, Frances.
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971.
Crosby, Bob, 1913-1993.
Ward, Helen, 1916-1998.
Bailey, Mildred.
Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994.
Stafford, Jo.
O'Connell, Helen.
Eberly, Bob.
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987.
Garland, Judy.
Palmer, Peter, 1925-
Kaye, Stubby.
MacRae, Gordon.
Whiting, Margaret.
Carroll, Diahann.
Bennett, Tony, 1926-
Tormé, Mel, 1925-1999.
Mathis, Johnny.
Williams, Andy, 1927-2012.
Mills Brothers.
Standard No. 033251148122
Music No. RD 048-11 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
A23171 Sony
DIDP 079664 Sony