Johnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer
Real name
John Herndon Mercer
Born
November 18, 1909
Died
June 25, 1976
Country
United States
IPI
00020520152
00431195479
Comments
Songwriter, lyricist, and vocalist.
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Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra September 1946 Capitol Records
...My Huckleberry Friend - Johnny Mercer Sings the Songs of Johnny Mercer Johnny Mercer with The Harry Roche Constellation 1974 PYE Records
Two of a Kind Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer with Billy May and His Orchestra February 1961 Atco Records

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
A Gal in Calico Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1946 Capitol Records
Baby, It's Cold Outside Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer (Paul Weston Orchestra) 1949 Capitol Records
Bob White Johnny Mercer 1937 Brunswick
Camptown Races Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra October 1945 Capitol Records
Candy Kisses Johnny Mercer with The Starlighters 1949 Capitol Records
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo Ginger Rogers & Johnny Mercer 1936 Decca
Friendship Judy Garland & Johnny Mercer August 1940 Decca
G.I. Jive Johnny Mercer with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1943 Capitol Records
I'm Gonna See My Baby Johnny Mercer with Paul Weston and His Orchestra February 1945 Capitol Records
It Takes Time Benny Goodman and His Orchestra featuring vocal chorus by Johnny Mercer 1947 Capitol Records
Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Sheen Bing Crosby ass. by Johnny Mercer with Victor Young's Small Fryers 1938 Decca
My Sugar Is So Refined Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra July 1946 Capitol Records
On Behalf of the Visiting Firemen Bing Crosby and Johnny Mercer with Victor Young and His Orchestra 1940 Decca
On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1945 Capitol Records
Personality Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1946 Capitol Records
San Fernando Valley Johnny Mercer and The Barries with Paul Weston and His Orchestra April 1944 Capitol Records
Save the Bones for Henry Jones ('Cause Henry Don't Eat No Meat) Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio September 1947 Capitol Records
Strip Polka Johnny Mercer June 29, 1942 Capitol Records
Sugar Blues Johnny Mercer with Paul Weston and His Orchestra August 1947 Capitol Records
Take Me Back to Little Rock (Arkansas) Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra December 1946 Capitol Records
Tallahassee Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra 1947 Capitol Records
That's the Way He Does It Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra December 1947 Capitol Records
The Freedom Train Johnny Mercer, Benny Goodman, Peggy Lee, Margaret Whiting and The Pied Pipers 1947 Capitol Records
Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra November 1946 Capitol Records

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Ac-Cen-Tchu-Ate the Positive The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra November 1944 Capitol Records
Capitol Presents . . . Songs by Johnny Mercer various artists May 1944 Capitol Records
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate Wingy Manone's Dixieland Band 1950 Capitol Records
Jerome Kern's Music various artists 1947 Capitol Records
Pardon My Southern Accent Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra August 1934 Victor
The History of Jazz Vol. 1 - The "Solid" South various artists October 1945 Capitol Records

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
A Jazz Portrait of Johnny Mercer Sylvia Syms 1995 DRG Records
Autumn Leaves -The Songs of Johnny Mercer Jacintha February 15, 2000 Groove Note
Banu Gibson Sings Johnny Mercer Banu Gibson 2003 Swing Out
Banu Gibson Sings More Johnny Mercer Banu Gibson 2008 Swing Out
Beyond the Moon Kristin Korb November 16, 2016 (self-released)
Blue Mercer The Andrew Scott Quintet 2007 Sackville
Bobby Troup Sings Johnny Mercer Bobby Troup 1955 Bethlehem Records
Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer Buddy Rich June 1956 Verve Records
Capitol Presents . . . Songs by Johnny Mercer various artists May 1944 Capitol Records
Come Rain or Come Shine - The Songs of Johnny Mercer Nancy LaMott 1992 Midder Music
Dancing with Johnny Linda Ciofalo June 2010 (self-released)
Days of Wine and Roses - Songs of Johnny Mercer Beegie Adair 2003 Village Square
Echoes Anita Ellis 1979 Michael's Pub
Eileen Farrell Sings Johnny Mercer Eileen Farrell 1991 Reference Recordings
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book Ella Fitzgerald 1965 Verve Records
For the Love of Mercer - Volume 1 Marion Montgomery with The Laurie Holloway Trio 1996 (self-released)
For the Love of Mercer - Volume 2 Marion Montgomery with The Laurie Holloway Trio 1996 (self-released)
Harlem Butterfly - Lorez Alexandria Sings the Songs of Johnny Mercer, Vol. II Lorez Alexandria with the Gildo Mahones Quartet 1984 Discovery Records
I Remember You - An Instrumental Tribute to Johnny Mercer Phyllis Taylor Sparks & The Dream Machine 1997 Voyager Records
I Remember You, Johnny Tommy Newsom and the L.A. Big Band All-Stars 1996 Planet Earth Recording Company
I Remember You - Tom Culver Sings Johnny Mercer Tom Culver 2010 Rhombus Records
Jim Wann Sings Johnny Mercer - Pardon My Southern Accent Jim Wann 2002 (self-released)
Johnny Mercer - A Centennial Tribute Daryl Sherman June 23, 2009 Arbors Records
Johnny Mercer Blvd Jimmy Maddox 2011 Permanent Records
John Pizzarelli Salutes Johnny Mercer - Live at Birdland John Pizzarelli January 20, 2015 Vector Recordings
Live au Sunside Susanna Bartilla 2010 (self-released)
Mady Kaye Goes Cabaret, Volume 2 - The Magic of Mercer Mady Kaye 2006 (self-released)
Marlene VerPlanck Loves Johnny Mercer Marlene VerPlanck, Tony Monte, Bucky Pizzarelli, Milt Hinton, Butch Miles 1978 Audiophile
Mercer and More... Peggy Herman 2004 Original Cast Records
Mercernary Dr. John May 23, 2006 Blue Note
Mercerville Swingadelic 2017 Zoho Music
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil various artists November 18, 1997 Malpaso
Mostly Mercer various artists 1986 Painted Smiles
Remembering Johnny Mercer - Centennial Celebration Collection Barbara Slater July 2009
Robert Clary Sings Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart and Johnny Mercer Robert Clary with The John Rodby Trio December 1997 Original Cast Records
Rosemary Clooney Sings the Lyrics of Johnny Mercer Rosemary Clooney 1987 Concord Jazz
Skylark - Carmel McCreagh Sings the Songs of Johnny Mercer Carmel McCreagh February 22, 2013 (self-released)
Southern Charm and Swing Chris Chandler [US1] 1994 Playing Dude Records
That Old Mercer Magic! JaLaLa 2009 Dare Records
The Dreams of Johnny Mercer Monica Mancini October 10, 2000 Concord Jazz
The Quality of Mercer Susannah McCorkle with The Keith Ingham Quintet 1977 Black Lion
The Quality of Mercer Helen Shapiro 1987 Calligraph Records
Too Marvelous Jaimee Paul with The Mason Embry Trio February 26, 2016 Green Hill
Too Marvelous for Words - A Tribute to Johnny Mercer and Richard Whiting Margaret Whiting 1980 Audiophile
Too Marvelous for Words - A Tribute to Johnny Mercer, Richard Whiting, Arthur Schwartz & Alec Wilder Margaret Whiting 1995 Audiophile
Too Marvelous for Words - The Songs of Johnny Mercer Lee Lessack 2000 LML Music
Way Ahead of the Game - The Lyrics of Johnny Mercer Richard Rodney Bennett 2003 Black Box