Popular Performer Mercer
The Songs of Johnny Mercer
By Johnny Mercer / arr. Melody Bober
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Series: Popular Performer Series
Category: Piano - Personality Book
Instrument: Piano
Level: Advanced
Johnny Mercer is one of the most prolific lyricists in history, having written the words for more than 1,000 songs. He collaborated with many composers, including Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael and Henry Mancini, to name a few. These beautiful arrangements by Melody Bober are perfect piano solos for lessons, recitals, or social gatherings. To show the clever brilliance of Mercer’s craft, the lyrics have been included. Titles: Blues in the Night * Come Rain or Come Shine * Days of Wine and Roses * The Glow Worm * Hooray for Hollywood * Jeepers Creepers * On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe * Skylark * Summer Wind * You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby.
TITLE COMPOSER
Blues in the Night Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Come Rain or Come Shine Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
The Days of Wine and Roses Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Henry Mancini (composer)
Hooray for Hollywood Richard A. Whiting (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Jeepers Creepers Harry Warren (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Harry Warren (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Skylark Hoagy Carmichael (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Summer Wind Hans Bradtke (lyricist); Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Henry Mayer (composer)
The Glow Worm Johnny Mercer (composer); Paul Lincke (composer); Lilla Cayley Robinson (lyricist)
You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby Harry Warren (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)