John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter, and singer. He was also a record label executive who co-founded Capitol Records with music industry businessman Buddy DeSylva and Glenn E. Wallichs. He is best known as a Tin Pan Alley lyricist, but he also composed music.
- Sue Keller - Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive by Johnny Mercer (1944)vimeo.com
- PERSONALITY ~ Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers (1945)youtube.com
- What's My Line? - Johnny Mercer; Jane Fonda; Bobby Darin [panel] (Feb 9, 1964) [W/ COMMERCIALS]youtube.com
- JOHNNY MERCER SINGS a MEDLEY of his HITSyoutube.com
Mini Bio (1) Johnny Mercer started his career as singer and songwriter for Paul Whiteman. He started writing songs for Hollywood in 1935, where he also had a few small parts in musicals. Among his famous songs is the inoffical anthem of Hollywood, "Hooray For Hollywood" that he wrote for the movie "Hollywood Hotel".
Johnny Mercer, byname of John Herndon Mercer, (born November 18, 1909, Savannah, Georgia, U.S.—died June 25, 1976, Bel Air, California), American lyricist, vocalist, and composer who contributed to many Broadway musical productions and Hollywood films.
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Aug 08, 2019 · John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (18 November 1909 – 25 June 1976) is regarded as one of America's greatest songwriters. John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer. He is best known as a lyricist, but he also composed music.
Johnny Mercer was a genius. He was born John Herndon Mercer on November 18, 1909 into an old Southern family in Savannah, Georgia. His father was a wealthy attorney with a flourishing real estate business, and young John was sent to a fashionable prep school, the Woodbury Forrest School in Virginia.
John Luther Mercer (born 17 August 1981) is a British politician who has served as the Conservative MP for Plymouth Moor View since the 2015 general election. He is a former British Army officer. In 2019, he was made a minister in the Ministry of Defence in the government led by Boris Johnson .
Johnny Mercer’s poetic genius continues to reflect the romantic yearnings, the wit, the energy, and the personality that is our America dream. For more information, please visit the Georgia State University Johnny Mercer Research Guide. Johnny Mercer, ca. 1940s Photograph by Gene Lester
Supporting the discipline of songwriting in the tradition of the Great American Songbook as exemplified by the life and work of Johnny Mercer.
Johnny serves on both the House of Commons Defence and Health Select Committees and is also the Chair for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mental Health. He was reelected in 2017 after only 2...
Nov 18, 2017 · A real bounty of Mercer music and words can fortunately be found on CDs, including Capitol Sings Johnny Mercer, a wonderful collection that brings together some of Mercer’s own renditions of his songs along with great versions of his songs as performed by Judy Garland, Nat “King” Cole, Lena Horne, Dinah Shore, Harold Arlen, and others.