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Talk To Me, Baby - Johnny Mercer With The Harry Roche Constellation - Sings The Songs Of Johnny Mercer (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Complete Johnny Mercer Songbook - Various Artists on AllMusic - - One of the giants of American popular song gets.
  2. Johnny Mercer started his career as singer and songwriter for Paul Whiteman. He started writing songs for Hollywood in , 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".
  3. In , he moved to Hollywood, where he began writing songs for the movies. Meanwhile, his singing career continued to grow. He sang duets with people like Jack Teagarden and Bing Crosby. In and , he was a singer with the Benny Goodman Band, and by the early s he was popular enough to have his own radio show, Johnny Mercer's Music.
  4. John Herndon Mercer, 18 November , Savannah, Georgia, USA, d. 25 June , Los Angeles, California, USA. A distinguished lyricist, composer and singer, Mercer was an important link with the first generation of composers of indigenous American popular music such as Jerome Kern and Harry Warren, through to post-World War II writers like Henry Mancini.
  5. Johnny Mercer. John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (November 18, – June 25, ) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer. Mercer was also a co-founder of Capitol Records. Update this biography» Complete biography of Johnny Mercer».
  6. The movie soundtrack is a tribute album to Johnny Mercer, containing 14 Mercer songs performed by a variety of jazz and pop recording artists. For the occasion of Mercer's th birthday in Clint Eastwood produced a documentary film on Johnny Mercer's life and work called The Dream's on Me (Turner Classic Movies).
  7. Talk to me Talk to me In your own Sweet gentle way. Let me hear Tell me dear Tell me oooo You love me so. Talk to me Talk to me Tell me what I want to know. The many ways You speak of love I've heard before But it sounds so good Everytime Please say the one part I love once more. Talk to me Talk to me Hold me close Whisper low Talk to me Baby.
  8. Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book is a studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, focusing on the songs of Johnny Mercer. It was recorded in Los Angeles, California. This is Fitzgerald's fifth and final collaboration with Riddle during her years on the Verve label.

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