Johnny Mandel

Johnny Mandel
Real name
John Alfred Mandel
November 23, 1925
June 29, 2020
United States
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Composer and arranger of popular songs, jazz works and film scores


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Title Performer Release date Covered by
October 1956 (48 artists)
1966 (16 artists)
July 1965 (609 artists)
1966 (9 artists)

Covers by Johnny Mandel

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1957 Frances Mercer and Jack Whiting
1978 Margaret Whiting with Orchestra conducted by Carl Kress
1978 Johnny Green and His Orchestra
1957 Fred Astaire & Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra
1978 Jack Whiting, June Clyde and Vivian Vance
1978 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra
1957 Fred Astaire & Rita Hayworth [dubbed by Nan Wynn]
1957 Margaret Whiting
1978 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1978 Dorothy Squires with Orchestra directed by Billy Reid
1957 Walter Slezak
1957 Gene Kelly & Rita Hayworth [dubbed by Martha Mears]
1957 Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
1978 Peggy Moran
1957 (unknown), Lord Invader
1957 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Eugenie Baird
1978 Billie Holiday
1957 Irene Dunne
i The Theme From I Want To Live Johnny Mandel 2010 Unverified
1957 Fred Astaire

Songs written by Johnny Mandel

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Christmas Love Song Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Blossom Dearie and Mike Renzi 1991 Covered by (19 artists)
A Time for Love Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster Janet Leigh [dubbed by Jackie Ward] Covered by (216 artists)
Brenda Starr Johnny Mandel, Dave Frishberg Dave Frishberg 1990 Covered by Pam Bricker
Cinnamon and Clove Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 April 1967 Covered by (29 artists)
Close Enough for Love Johnny Mandel, Paul Williams [US1] Peggy Lee 1979 Covered by (109 artists)
Don't Look Back Johnny Mandel, Kaye Lawrence Dunham Irene Kral 1975 Covered by (5 artists)
El Cajon Johnny Mandel Al Cohn 1981 Covered by (15 artists)
Emily Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer Julie Andrews Covered by (247 artists)
Hershey Bar Johnny Mandel The Stan Getz Quartet May 17, 1950 Covered by (7 artists)
I Never Told You Johnny Mandel, Arthur Hamilton Quincy Jones 1969 Covered by (10 artists)
Keester Parade Johnny Mandel Cy Touff December 4, 1955 Covered by (3 artists)
Little Did I Dream Johnny Mandel, Dave Frishberg Dave Frishberg 2003 Covered by (10 artists)
Not Really the Blues Johnny Mandel Woody Herman and His Orchestra 1949 Covered by (6 artists)
Quietly There Johnny Mandel, Morgan Ames Johnny Mandel - Vocal by Ruth Price 1966 Covered by (16 artists)
Shadow of Your Smile Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster Johnny Mandel Covered by (608 artists)
Solitary Moon Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Shirley Horn March 2001 Covered by (10 artists)
Sure as You're Born Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Johnny Mandel - Vocal by Sam Fletcher 1966 Covered by (9 artists)
Theme from M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) Johnny Mandel, Mike Altman The Mash 1970 Covered by (97 artists)
The Shining Sea Peggy Lee, Johnny Mandel Peggy Lee May 21, 1966 Covered by (39 artists)
Where Do You Start? Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman Michael Feinstein 1988 Covered by (89 artists)
You Are There Johnny Mandel, Dave Frishberg Irene Kral with Alan Broadbent 1978 Covered by (53 artists)




Performances also appear on


Title Performer Release date Label
A Time for Love - Bill Watrous Plays the Music of Johnny Mandel Bill Watrous 1993 GNP Crescendo
I Never Told You - Fred Hersch Plays Johnny Mandel Fred Hersch 1996 Varèse Sarabande
Mandelcini Marica Hiraga April 8, 2015 BounDEE
Quietly There Bill Perkins Quintet featuring Victor Feldman 1967 Riverside
Quietly There Harry Allen / Jan Lundgren Quartet 2014 Stunt Records
"Quietly There" - Zoot Sims Plays Johnny Mandel Zoot Sims 1984 Pablo
Solitary Moon - Inside the Music of Johnny Mandel Michela Lombardi & Piero Frassi Trio September 30, 2016 Philology
Solitary Moon - The Johnny Mandel Songbook Ginger Berglund & Scott Whitfield August 26, 2014 (self-released)
Sue Raney Sings the Music of Johnny Mandel Sue Raney with the Bob Florence Group 1983 Discovery Records [US1]
The Shining Sea Cal Tjader 1981 Concord Jazz
The Way They Make Me Feel Angela Hagenbach October 13, 2009 Resonance Records
Vinnie Sperrazza, Jacob Sacks, Masa Kamaguchi Play Johnny Mandel Vinnie Sperrazza / Jacob Sacks / Masa Kamaguchi February 2015 Fresh Sound New Talent

Reported errors

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#40124 Isa 2009-09-22 06:36:49 UTC processed 2010-06-07 00:09:35 UTC by Denis