Mercer, John 'Johnny' Herndon 18.nov.1909-25.jun.1976 USA Georgia, Savannah - California, Los Angeles
lyricist, songwriter

Title Parts

Whistling away the dark. Voice, piano, saxophone..
composed with Henri Mancini
Abbey Lincoln. Enja 4060

[P] Eeny meeny meiny mo
composed with Matty Malneck
Billie Holiday, Benny Morton trombone, Roy Eldridge trumpet, Chu Berry t-sax, Dave Barbour guitar, John Kirby bass, Cozy Cole drums. 1935. Columbia 85470

[P] If you were mine
music Matty Malneck, lyrics Johnny Mercer

[L] One for my baby (and one for the road)
composed with Harold Arlen
Billie Holiday, Harry Edison trumpet, Ben Webster tenorsax, Jimmy Rowles piano. Verve 849434-2

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