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Portrait of Johnny

The Life of John Herndon Mercer

by Gene Lees

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Published by Hal Leonard .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn Herndon Mercer (Composer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7624295M
ISBN 100634099299
ISBN 109780634099298

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The decline of Mercer's fame roughly coincides with, as Lees puts it, the death of "the golden age of American songwriting" and the "rising tide of the meretricious" (read: rock and roll), and the.

An intimate biography of the great songwriter, this is also a deeply affectionate memoir by one of Johnny Mercer's best friends. "Moon River," "Laura," "Skylark," "That Old Black Magic," "One for My Baby," "Accentuate the Positive," "Satin Doll," "Days of Wine and Roses," "Something's Gotta Give"—the honor roll of Mercer's songs is endless.

‘Portrait’ reveals Mercer’s brilliance, flaws. Tolly G. Shelton Special to THE DAILY. I chose to review this book for three reasons. The first and major one was that my son-in-law, Joe Mercer, is from Savannah, Ga.

Because Joe and Johnny Mercer share a Savannah upbringing, Joe is constantly asked if he is kin to the famous Johnny Mercer.Apr 12,  · Publisher Description This portrait of Johnny Appleseed restores the flesh-and-blood man beneath the many myths.

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