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Johnny Mercer Edit Profile

musician

Johnny Mercer, musician. award 1972); Award for lyrics Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe, 1946. Member A.S.C.A.P. Address: Hollywood, Calif</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died June 25, 1976.

Background

Mercer, Johnny was born on November 18, 1909 in Savannah, Georgia, United States.

Education

Student Woodbury Forest School, Orange, Va.

Career

Actor, bit player, New York City, 1927-1929. Organizer Capitol Records, Inc. (with Glenn Wallichs, Buddy DeSylva), 1942, pres.

Writer lyrics for songs including: Pardon My Southern Accent, Jeepers Creepers, You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby, Too Marvelous for Words, Angels Sing, Blues in the Night, You Were Never Lovelier, Accentuate the Positive, Laura, Skylark, Lazybones, Fools Rush In, Autumn Leaves, Goody Goody, Day In, Day Out, One for My Baby, I Wanna Be Around, Come Rain or Come Shine, Satin Doll, I Remember You, That Old Black Magic, others. Writer lyrics, music Something’s Gotta Give, GI Jive, Dream, I’m An Old Cowhand. Writer lyrics for motion pictures including: Daddy Long Legs, Here Comes the Waves, Star Spangled Rhythm, Ready Willing and Able, Harvey Girls, others.

Membership

Member A.S.C.A.P. Address: Hollywood, Calif</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died June 25, 1976.

Connections

Married Ginger Meehan. Children: Amanda, John.

spouse:
Ginger Meehan

children:
Amanda Mercer

John Mercer