Johnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer, c. 1947 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 businessmen 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 successful 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. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Mancini, Monica, 1952-
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by Fitzgerald, Ella.
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by Hanighen, Bernie, 1908-1976
Published 1938
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by Jenkins, Gordon.
Published 1933
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by Kosma, Joseph, 1905-1969.
Published 1950
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by Arlen, Harold.
Published 1944
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by VerPlanck, Marlene.
Published 1979
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by Mayer, Henry
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by McHugh, Jimmy, 1894-1969.
Published 1940
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Published 1995
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Published 1980
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by Fitzgerald, Ella.
Published 1993
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Published 2001
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Published 1977
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