Johnny Mercer (1/15/11)

Mostly a lyricist, but also a composer and performer, Johnny Mercer is one of the most significant figures of the Great American Songbook. He and his music are in the spotlight in this deluxe episode.

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Johnny Mercer/Paul Weston & His Orch. - Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (Capitol Collectors Series)
John Pizzarelli - Dream (Our Love Is Here To Stay)
Susannah McCorkle - My New Celebrity Is You (The Songs of Johnny Mercer)
Johnny Mercer & Nat King Cole - Save the Bones for Henry Jones (Capitol Collectors Series)
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer - Two of a Kind (Two of a Kind)
Bing Crosby & Johnny Mercer - On Behalf of the Visiting Firemen (Too Marvelous for Words)
John Pizzarelli - I Thought About You (Kisses in the Rain)
Michael Feinstein - Too Marvelous for Words (Forever)
Bobby Troup - Jamboree Jones (Bobby Troup Sings Johnny Mercer)
Frank Sinatra - One for My Baby (In Concert: Sinatra at the Sands)
Jimmie Lunceford - Rhythm Is Our Business (Jukebox Hits 1935-1947)
Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra - Four or Five Times (Swingsation: Jimmie Lunceford)
John Pizzarelli - East St. Louis Toodle-oo/Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Rockin' in Rhythm: A Duke Ellington Tribute)
Steely Dan - East St. Louis Toodle-Oo (Pretzel Logic)
Oscar Peterson - C-Jam Blues (Night Train)
Barbra Streisand - Make Someone Happy (Love Is the Answer)
Barbra Streisand - Love Dance (Love Is the Answer)
Louis Prima - Pennies from Heaven (Capitol Collectors Series)
Blossom Dearie - The Best Is Yet to Come (May I Come In?)
Tony Bennett - The Best Is Yet to Come (I Left My Heart in San Francisco)
Rosemary Clooney - The Best Is Yet to Come (Girl Singer)
Jessica Molaskey - What'll I Do (Pentimento)
Daryl Sherman - Tulip or Turnip (Jubilee)
Dave McKenna - Fidgety Feet (An Intimate Evening with Dave McKenna)
Alan Bergman - Where Do You Start? (Lyrically, Alan Bergman)