THE GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS: JOHNNY MERCER

Generated on 08/12/18 at 17:51:49

Medium: Double CD
Released: 1991
Catalog number: COLUMBIA #C21/22 8017
Total time: 123.15 minutes.seconds (7395 seconds)
Artists: ARLEN, HAROLD
ASTAIRE, FRED
BENNETT, TONY
BREAUX, MARC
CLAYTON, BUCK
CLOONEY, ROSEMARY
DAY, DORIS
FRANKLIN, ARETHA
GARSON, MORT
GOULET, ROBERT
GRECO, BUDDY
HOLIDAY, BILLIE
JAMES, HARRY
KAYE, STUBBY
LAINE, FRANKIE
LINN, RALPH
MAHARIS, GEORGE
MCRAE, CARMEN
MERCER, JOHNNY
MORGAN, JANE
PALMER, PETER
RAY, JOHNNIE
REEDER, GEORGE
SHORE, DINAH
SIMMONDS, STANLEY
TORME, MEL
VALE, JERRY
WILLIAMS, ANDY
Composers: ARLEN, HAROLD
ASTAIRE, FRED
BLOOM, RUBE
BORNE, HAL
BRADTKE, HANS
CARMICHAEL, HOAGY
DE PAUL, GENE
DOLAN, ROBERT EMMETT
HANIGHAN, BERNIE
JENKINS, GORDON
LEGRAND, MICHEL
MALNECK, MATT
MALNECK, MURRAY
MANCINI, HENRY
MANDEL, JOHNNY
MARNEY, EDDIE
MAYER, HENRY
MERCER, JOHNNY
MIGLIACCI, FRANCO
MUNDY, JIMMY
PHILIPPE-GERARD
RASKIN, DAVID
SCHERTZINGER, VICTOR
VIMMERSTEDT, SADIE
WARREN, HARRY
WHITING, RICHARD A
WILLIAMS, JOHN
YOUNG, TRUMMY
Producers: ALTSCHULER, ERNIE
HAMMOND, JOHN
HANIGHEN, BERNIE
MACERO, TEO
MORGAN, ROBERT
ROBERTS, HOWARD A
[NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

Tracks:

‡ = Duplicate (a preferred copy of the same recording is listed on song page)

01-01 I'M BUILDING UP TO AN AWFUL LETDOWN (3.02) (182 seconds)
Composed 1936 by ASTAIRE, FRED MERCER, JOHNNY
Recorded 1936 by ASTAIRE, FRED • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-02 BOB WHITE (WHATCHA GONNA SWING TONIGHT) (3.03) (183 seconds)
Composed 1937 by MERCER, JOHNNY HANIGHAN, BERNIE
Recorded 1937 by MERCER, JOHNNY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-03 SAY IT WITH A KISS (2.34) (154 seconds)
Composed 1938 by MERCER, JOHNNY WARREN, HARRY
Recorded 1938 by HOLIDAY, BILLIE • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-04 I AIN'T HEP TO THAT STEP BUT I'LL DIG IT (2.20) (140 seconds)
Composed 1940 by MERCER, JOHNNY BORNE, HAL
Recorded 1940 by ASTAIRE, FRED • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-05 AND SO TO BED (2.51) (171 seconds)
Composed 1946 by MERCER, JOHNNY DOLAN, ROBERT EMMETT
Recorded 1946 by SHORE, DINAH • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-06 JAMBOREE JONES (2.48) (168 seconds)
Composed and recorded 1937 by MERCER, JOHNNY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-07 TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS (3.12) (192 seconds)
Composed 1937 by MERCER, JOHNNY WHITING, RICHARD A
Recorded 1950 by DAY, DORIS JAMES, HARRY • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-08 IN THE COOL, COOL, COOL OF THE EVENING (3.00) (180 seconds)
Composed 1952 by MERCER, JOHNNY CARMICHAEL, HOAGY
Recorded 1952 by CLOONEY, ROSEMARY JAMES, HARRY • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-09 IF YOU WERE MINE (4.28) (268 seconds)
Composed 1935 by MERCER, JOHNNY MALNECK, MURRAY
Recorded 1955 by LAINE, FRANKIE CLAYTON, BUCK • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-10 IF I HAD MY DRUTHERS (3.15) (195 seconds)
Composed 1956 by MERCER, JOHNNY DE PAUL, GENE
Recorded 1956 by PALMER, PETER BREAUX, MARC LINN, RALPH • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-11 LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON (2.42) (162 seconds)
Composed 1957 by MERCER, JOHNNY MALNECK, MATT
Recorded 1957 by VALE, JERRY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-12 HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD (2.34) (154 seconds)
Composed 1937 by MERCER, JOHNNY WHITING, RICHARD A
Recorded 1957 by DAY, DORIS • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-13 FOOLS RUSH IN (2.04) (124 seconds)
Composed 1940 by MERCER, JOHNNY BLOOM, RUBE
Recorded 1958 by BENNETT, TONY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-14 I'M AN OLD COWHAND (1.50) (110 seconds)
Composed 1936 by MERCER, JOHNNY
Recorded 1959 by RAY, JOHNNIE • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-15 MOON RIVER (2.44) (164 seconds)
Composed 1961 by MERCER, JOHNNY MANCINI, HENRY
Recorded 1962 by WILLIAMS, ANDY • Male and female voices
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-16 TRAV'LIN' LIGHT (2.21) (141 seconds)
Composed 1961 by MERCER, JOHNNY MUNDY, JIMMY YOUNG, TRUMMY
Recorded 1961 by MCRAE, CARMEN • Female voice
Produced by MACERO, TEO

01-17 IT HAD BETTER BE TONIGHT (2.00) (120 seconds)
Composed 1963 by MERCER, JOHNNY MANCINI, HENRY MIGLIACCI, FRANCO
Recorded 1963 by GRECO, BUDDY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-18 I'M WAY AHEAD OF THE GAME (3.13) (193 seconds)
Composed 1964 by MERCER, JOHNNY DOLAN, ROBERT EMMETT
Recorded 1964 by BENNETT, TONY • Male voice
Produced by ALTSCHULER, ERNIE

01-19 ONCE UPON A SUMMERTIME (2.20) (140 seconds)
Composed 1958 by MERCER, JOHNNY LEGRAND, MICHEL MARNEY, EDDIE
Recorded 1964 by GOULET, ROBERT • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-20 WHEN THE WORLD WAS YOUNG (4.42) (282 seconds)
Composed 1964 by MERCER, JOHNNY PHILIPPE-GERARD
Recorded 1964 by FRANKLIN, ARETHA • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

01-21 BLUES IN THE NIGHT (3.55) (235 seconds)
Composed 1941 by ARLEN, HAROLD MERCER, JOHNNY
Recorded 1965 by ARLEN, HAROLD • Male and female voices
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-01 THE COUNTRY'S IN THE VERY BEST OF HANDS (5.15) (315 seconds)
Composed 1956 by MERCER, JOHNNY DE PAUL, GENE
Recorded 1956 by PALMER, PETER KAYE, STUBBY • Male and female voices
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-02 MURDER OF J. B. MARKHAM (2.54) (174 seconds)
Composed and recorded 1937 by MERCER, JOHNNY • Male and female voices
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-03 WHEN A WOMAN LOVES A MAN (2.24) (144 seconds)
Composed 1934 by MERCER, JOHNNY JENKINS, GORDON HANIGHAN, BERNIE
Recorded 1938 by HOLIDAY, BILLIE • Female voice
Produced by HAMMOND, JOHN HANIGHEN, BERNIE

02-04 POOR MR. CHISHOLM (2.43) (163 seconds)
Composed 1938 by MERCER, JOHNNY HANIGHAN, BERNIE
Recorded 1940 by ASTAIRE, FRED • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-05 OH, HAPPY DAY! (3.31) (211 seconds)
Composed 1956 by MERCER, JOHNNY DE PAUL, GENE
Recorded 1956 by SIMMONDS, STANLEY REEDER, GEORGE LINN, RALPH BREAUX, MARC • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-06 BABY DOLL (2.51) (171 seconds)
Composed 1951 by MERCER, JOHNNY WARREN, HARRY
Recorded 1951 by DAY, DORIS • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-07 ON THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND THE SANTA FE (2.35) (155 seconds)
Composed 1945 by MERCER, JOHNNY WARREN, HARRY
Recorded 1955 by CLOONEY, ROSEMARY • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-08 SENTIMENTAL AND MELANCHOLY (2.36) (156 seconds)
Composed 1937 by MERCER, JOHNNY WHITING, RICHARD A
Recorded 1937 by HOLIDAY, BILLIE • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-09 JUBILATION T. CORNPONE (4.14) (254 seconds)
Composed 1956 by MERCER, JOHNNY DE PAUL, GENE
Recorded 1956 by KAYE, STUBBY • Male and female voices
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-10 DAY IN, DAY OUT (1.30) (90 seconds)
Composed 1939 by MERCER, JOHNNY BLOOM, RUBE
Recorded 1961 by GRECO, BUDDY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-11 CHARADE (2.31) (151 seconds)
Composed 1963 by MERCER, JOHNNY MANCINI, HENRY
Recorded 1963 by WILLIAMS, ANDY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-12 SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE (3.27) (207 seconds)
Composed 1955 by MERCER, JOHNNY
Recorded 1962 by GOULET, ROBERT • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-13 I WANNA BE AROUND (2.09) (129 seconds)
Composed 1959 by MERCER, JOHNNY VIMMERSTEDT, SADIE
Recorded 1962 by BENNETT, TONY • Male voice
Produced by ALTSCHULER, ERNIE

02-14 P.S. I LOVE YOU [1-MERCER/JENKINS] (2.48) (168 seconds)
Composed 1934 by MERCER, JOHNNY JENKINS, GORDON
Recorded 1965 by TORME, MEL • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

‡ 02-15 YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY (1.46) (106 seconds)
Composed 1938 by MERCER, JOHNNY WARREN, HARRY
Recorded 1962 by MAHARIS, GEORGE • Male and female voices
Produced by MORGAN, ROBERT

02-16 EMILY (2.22) (142 seconds)
Composed 1964 by MERCER, JOHNNY MANDEL, JOHNNY
Recorded 1964 by WILLIAMS, ANDY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-17 I REMEMBER YOU [1-THE FLEET'S IN] (3.34) (214 seconds)
Composed 1942 by MERCER, JOHNNY SCHERTZINGER, VICTOR
Recorded 1964 by DAY, DORIS GARSON, MORT • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-18 SUMMER WIND (2.41) (161 seconds)
Composed 1965 by MAYER, HENRY BRADTKE, HANS MERCER, JOHNNY
Recorded 1966 by MORGAN, JANE • Female voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-19 MY INAMORATA (4.29) (269 seconds)
Composed 1966 by MERCER, JOHNNY WILLIAMS, JOHN
Recorded 1966 by BENNETT, TONY • Male voice
Produced by ROBERTS, HOWARD A

02-20 HERE'S TO MY LADY (2.54) (174 seconds)
Composed 1951 by MERCER, JOHNNY BLOOM, RUBE
Recorded 1965 by WILLIAMS, ANDY • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

02-21 LAURA [1-MERCER/RASKIN] (3.03) (183 seconds)
Composed 1945 by MERCER, JOHNNY RASKIN, DAVID
Recorded 1967 by GOULET, ROBERT • Male voice
Produced by [NO PRODUCER CREDITED]

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