The Lyrical Johnny Mercer


I am producing a show of the Johnny Mercer songbook drawing on the classic recordings and the fantastic 92nd st Y concert Mercer gave in the 70s.


* = in production!

* 1944 Accentuate The Positive tran/arr Danny Fartina
1939 And The Angels Sing
1946 Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home
1941 Blues In The Night
1937 Bob White
* 1946 Come Rain or Come Shine tran/arr Joe Sanders
1939 Day In Day Out
1940 Fools Rush In
1952 Glow Worm
* 1935 Goody Goody tran/arr Danny Fartina
1937 Hooray For Hollywood
1944 How Little We Know
1939 I Thought About You
1959 I Wanna Be Around
1942 I’m An Old Cowhand
1942 I’m Old Fashioned
1951 In The Cool Cool Cool Of The Evening
* 1936 Jamboree Jones tran/arr Adam Ehrenpfort
1937 Jeepers Creepers
1947 Midnight Sun
1961 Moon River
1945 On The Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fe
1943 One For My Baby
1945 Out Of This World
1934 PS I Love You
1953 Satin Doll
1941 Skylark
1954 Something’s Gotta Give
1942 Strip Polka
* 1965 The Summer Wind tran/arr Danny Fartina
1942 That Old Black Magic
1937 Too Marvelous For Words
1951 When The World Was Young
1938 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby

Here is a growing playlist of my favorite versions of these tunes:

Here is a growing playlist of myself playing these tunes: