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Johnny Mercer, Various ‎– The Complete Johnny Mercer Songbooks. Label: Verve Records ‎– 314 557 539-2, Verve Records ‎– 3145575392QS01.

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3. Jeepers Creepers - Louis Armstrong. 4. Day In, Day Out - Bob Crosby & His Orchestra. 5. Fools Rush In - Mildred Bailey. 6. Dearly Beloved - Dinah Shore. 7. Dream - Jo Stafford. Tangerine - Helen O'Connell & Bob Eberly. If you like any of the CDs in the American Songbook Series, you will probably like this one of Johnny Mercer. There are 21 songs, a small representation of his prolific output. But it is nice to have them all together. Some are very familiar, others less so, but all are done well by well-known artists. Some of the recordings are old, but the quality is still good.

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Album · 1998 · 24 Songs. Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Johnny Mercer, Helen O'Connell & Bob Eberly. 3. Come Rain Or Come Shine. Dick Haymes, Johnny Mercer & Helen Forrest. The Old Music Master. Johnny Mercer & Jack Teagarden. The Mills Brothers & Johnny Mercer. I'm Old Fashioned. Fred Astaire & Johnny Mercer. On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe. Judy Garland & Johnny Mercer. Too Marvellous For Words. Bing Crosby & Johnny Mercer. Dick Haymes & Johnny Mercer.

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Blues In The Night (Vocalists)
1-1 Louis Armstrong Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me)
Bass [B] – Ray BrownComposed By – Harold ArlenDrums [D] – Louie Bellson*Guitar [G] – Herb EllisPiano [P] – Oscar PetersonVocals [T, Vcl] – Louis Armstrong
5:11
1-2 Billie Holiday I Thought About You
Composed By – Jimmy Van HeusenPiano [P] – Bobby TuckerVocals [Vcl] – Billie Holiday
2:45
1-3 Anita O'Day Come Rain Or Come Shine
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Giuffre*Composed By – Harold ArlenFeaturing [With] – Jimmy Giuffre's OrchestraPerformer – Unknown ArtistProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Russell GarciaVocals [Vcl] – Anita O'Day
2:13
1-4 Mel Tormé Hit The Road To Dreamland
Celesta [Celeste], Arranged By [Arr] – Paich*Composed By – Harold ArlenFeaturing [With] – Marty Paich's Orchestra*Producer [Original Recording Produced By] – Russell GarciaSaxophone [As Or Ts] – Art PepperTrumpet [T] – Jack SheldonVibraphone [Vb] – Victor FeldmanVocals [Vcl, The Mel-tones] – Bernie Parke, Ginny O'Connor, Sue Allen, Tom Kenny Vocals [Vcl] – Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones
2:24
1-5 Margaret Whiting Dearly Beloved
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Garcia*Composed By – Jerome David Kern*Featuring [With] – Russell Garcia's Orchestra*Performer – Unknown ArtistProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Russell GarciaVocals [Vcl] – Margaret Whiting
2:49
1-6 Buddy Rich Goody Goody
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Bregman*Composed By – Matty MalneckDrums [D] – Alvin StollerFeaturing [With] – Buddy Bregman's Orchestra*Piano [P] – Jimmie Rowles*Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Ted Nash Trumpet [T] – Harry "Sweets" Edison*Vocals [Vcl] – Buddy Rich
3:13
1-7 Ella Fitzgerald Skylark
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Riddle*Bass [B] – Joe ComfortBassoon [Bsn] – Howard Terry, Lloyd HildebrandClarinet [Cl] – Buddy DeFranco, George Smith Composed By – Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael*Drums [D] – Irving Cottler*Featuring [With] – Nelson Riddle's Orchestra*Flute [Fl] – Buddy Collette, Harry KleeFrench Horn [Frh] – George Price, Richard Perissi, William HinshawGuitar [G] – Robert Bain*Harp – Katherine Julyie*Oboe – Norman Benno, Seymour SchonebergPercussion [Perc] – Frank FlynnPiano [P] – Paul Smith Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Babe RussinTrombone [Btb] – George RobertsTrombone [Tb] – Gilbert Falco*, Milton Bernhardt*, Tommy ShepardTrumpet [T] – Carroll Lewis*, George Seaberg, John Audino, Vito ManganoVocals [Vcl] – Ella FitzgeraldWoodwind [Woodw] – Gene Cipriano, Joe Koch, Wilbur Schwartz, William Smith*
3:09
1-8 Billy Eckstine Laura
Bass [B] – Red CallenderComposed By – David RaksinDrums [D] – Lee Young Guitar [G] – Barney KesselPiano [P], Arranged By [Arr] – Bobby TuckerProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Harry A. Meyerson*, Jesse KayeVocals [Vcl] – Billy Eckstine
3:15
1-9 Sarah Vaughan Day In-Day Out
Bass [B] – Buster WilliamsComposed By – Rube BloomDrums [D] – George HughesPiano [P] – Kirk StuartProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Quincy JonesVocals [Vcl] – Sarah Vaughan
2:15
1-10 Woody Herman And His Third Herd Early Autumn
Baritone Saxophone [Bs] – Sam StaffBass [B] – Chubby JacksonComposed By, Arranged By [Arr] – Ralph BurnsDrums [D] – Sonny IgoePiano [P], Celesta [Celeste] – Nat PierceTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Arno Marsh, Bill Perkins, Dick HaferTrombone [Tb] – Carl Fontana, Jack Green , Urbie GreenTrumpet [T] – Don Fagerquist, John Howell, Lee Fortier, Roy CatonVocals [Vcl], Conductor [Cond], Producer [Original 10" Recording Probably Produced By] – Woody Herman
2:52
1-11 Dinah Washington I Remember You
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Hendricks*Chorus – Unknown ArtistComposed By – Victor SchertzingerFeaturing [With] – Belford Hendrick's Orchestra*Piano [P] – Joe ZawinulProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Clyde OtisVocals [Vcl] – Dinah Washington
2:43
1-12 Helen Merrill And Gil Evans Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Evans*Bass [B] – Buster WilliamsBass Clarinet [Bcl], Bassoon [Bsn] – Wally KaneComposed By – Harold ArlenDrums [D] – Mel LewisFeaturing [With] – Gil Evans' Orchestra*Flute [Afl, Fl], Bass Clarinet [Bcl] – Phil BodnerFlute [Fl], Bass Clarinet [Bcl] – Danny BankFlute [Fl], Clarinet [Cl], Oboe – Chris HunterGuitar [G] – Joe BeckPiano [P] – Gil GoldsteinProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Helen Merrill, Kiyoshi KoyamaSoprano Saxophone [Ss] – Steve LacySoprano Saxophone [Ss], Bass Clarinet [Bcl] – Jerry DodgionTrombone [Tb] – Jimmy KnepperVocals [Vcl] – Helen Merrill
4:55
1-13 Joe Williams Too Marvelous For Words
Bass [B] – Bob BadgleyComposed By – Richard A. Whiting*Drums [D] – Gerryck KingGuitar [G] – Henry JohnsonPiano [P], Arranged By [Arr] – Norman SimmonsProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Miriam Cutler, Ron Berenstein*Vocals [Vcl] – Joe Williams
5:25
1-14 Dee Dee Bridgewater Autumn Leaves
Bass [B] – Hein Van De GeynComposed By – Jacques Prévert, Joseph KosmaDrums [D] – Andre Ceccarelli*Piano [P] – Thierry EliezProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Jean-Philippe AllardVocals [Vcl] – Dee Dee Bridgewater
6:48
1-15 Billie Holiday One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
Bass [B] – Red MitchellComposed By – Harold ArlenDrums [D] – Alvin StollerGuitar [G] – Barney KesselPiano [P] – Jimmie Rowles*Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Ben WebsterTrumpet [T] – Harry EdisonVocals [Vcl] – Billie Holiday
5:38
1-16 Bing Crosby With Buddy Bregman's Orchestra* Jeepers Creepers
Alto Saxophone [As] – Bud Shank, Maurice SteinArranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Bregman*Baritone Saxophone [Bs] – Chuck GentryBass [B] – Joe MondragonComposed By – Harry Warren Drums [D] – Alvin StollerGuitar [G] – Barney KesselPiano [P] – Paul Smith Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Bob Cooper, Ted Nash Trombone [Tb] – George Roberts, Francis Howard*, Lloyd Ulyate, Milt BernhartTrumpet [T] – Conrad Gozzo, Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Pete CandoliVocals [Vcl] – Bing Crosby
2:32
Trav'lin' Light (Vocalists)
2-1 Ella Fitzgerald Something's Gotta Give
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Riddle*Bass [B] – Joe ComfortBassoon [Bsn] – Howard Terry, Lloyd HildebrandClarinet [Cl] – Abe Most, Buddy DeFrancoComposed By – Johnny MercerDrums [D] – Irvin Cottler*Featuring [With] – Nelson Riddle's Orchestra*Flute [Fl] – Buddy Collette, Harry KleeFrench Horn [Frh] – James Decker, John Cave, William HinshawGuitar [G] – Barney KesselHarp – Katharine Julyie*Oboe – Norman Benno, Seymour SchonebergPercussion [Perc] – Emil RichardsPiano [P] – Paul Smith Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Babe Russin, Plas JohnsonTrombone [Btb] – George RobertsTrombone [Tb] – Milt Bernhart, Tommy Pederson, Tommy ShepardTrumpet [T] – Carroll Lewis*, George Seaberg, Shorty Sherock, Vito ManganoVocals [Voc] – Ella FitzgeraldWoodwind [Woodw] – Joe Koch, Wilbur Schwartz, William Smith*
2:36
2-2 Shirley Horn That Old Black Magic
Arranged By [Arr] – Don SebeskyComposed By – Harold ArlenConductor [Cond] – Jones*Featuring [With] – Quincy Jones's Orchestra*Piano [P] – Bobby ScottTrombone [Tb] – Jimmy ClevelandVocals [Voc] – Shirley Horn
2:36
2-3 Billie Holiday P.S. I Love You
Alto Saxophone [As] – Willie Smith Bass [B] – Red CallenderComposed By – Gordon JenkinsDrums [D] – Chico HamiltonGuitar [G] – Barney KesselPiano [P] – Bobby TuckerTrombone [Tb] – Harry "Sweets" Edison*Vocals [Voc] – Billie Holiday
3:36
2-4 Buddy Rich Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Bregman*Bass [B] – Joe MondragonComposed By – Harold ArlenFeaturing [With] – Buddy Bregman's Orchestra*Guitar [G] – Barney KesselPiano [P] – Claude WilliamsonReeds – Bob Cooper, Maurice Stein, Arthur Herfurt*Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Ted Nash Trombone [Tb] – Francis Howard*, Marshall Cram, Milt Bernhart, Si ZentnerTrumpet [T] – Harry "Sweets" Edison*, Pete Candoli, Ray Linn, Uan Rasey, W. R. GuyVocals [Voc] – Buddy Rich
3:04
2-5 Margaret Whiting I'm Old Fashioned
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Russ Garcia*Composed By – Jerome David Kern*Featuring [With] – Russ Garcia's Orchestra*Performer – Unknown ArtistVocals [Voc] – Margaret Whiting
2:43
2-6 Ella Fitzgerald Midnight Sun
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Riddle*Bass [B] – Joe ComfortBassoon [Bsn] – Howard Terry, Lloyd HildebrandClarinet [Cl] – Buddy DeFranco, George Smith Composed By – Francis J. Burke*, Lionel HamptonDrums [D] – Irvin Cottler*Featuring [With] – Nelson Riddle's Orchestra*Flute [Fl] – Buddy Collette, Harry KleeFrench Horn [Frh] – George Price, Richard Perissi, William HinshawGuitar [G] – Robert Bain*Harp – Katharine Julyie*Oboe – Norman Benno, Seymour SchonebergPiano [P] – Paul Smith Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Babe RussinTrombone [Btb] – George RobertsTrombone [Tb] – Gilbert Falco*, Milt Bernhart, Tommy ShepardTrumpet [T] – Carroll Lewis*, George Seaberg, John Audino, Vito ManganoVibraphone [Vb] – Frank FlynnVocals [Voc] – Ella FitzgeraldWoodwind [Woodw] – Gene Cipriano, Joe Koch, Wilbur Schwartz, William Smith*
4:56
2-7 Dinah Washington Dream
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Mooney*Composed By – Johnny MercerFeaturing [With] – Hal Mooney's Orchestra*Producer [Original Recording Produced By] – Bob ShadTrombone [Including Possibly, Tb] – Gus ChappellVocals [Voc] – Dinah WashingtonVocals [Vocal Group] – Unknown Artist
2:44
2-8 Jack Teagarden On The Atchison, Topeka, And The Santa Fe
Bass [B] – George DuvivierClarinet [Cl] – Bob WilberComposed By – Harry Warren Drums [D] – Ed ShaughnessyPiano [P] – Gene SchroederTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Bud FreemanTrumpet [T] – Bobby HackettVocals [Voc], Trombone [Tb] – Jack Teagarden
2:08
2-9 Billie Holiday Trav'lin' Light
Bass [B] – Charlie DraytonComposed By – Jimmy Mundy, James Osborne "Trummy" Young*Guitar [G] – Barney KesselPiano [P] – Ken Kersey*Vocals [Voc] – Billie HolidayVocals [Voc], Trombone [Tb] – Trummy Young
3:27
2-10 Sarah Vaughan Moon River
Arranged By [Arr], Piano [Probably P] – Bob JamesComposed By – Henry ManciniConductor [Cond] – Jones*Featuring [With] – Quincy Jones's Orchestra*Performer – Unknown ArtistProducer [Original Recording Produced Probably By] – Quincy JonesVocals [Voc] – Sarah Vaughan
2:51
2-11 Astrud Gilberto Once Upon A Summertime
Bass [Probably B] – Richard Davis Composed By – Eddie Marnay*, Michel LegrandDrums [Probably D] – Grady TateFeaturing [With] – Gil Evans's Orchestra*French Horn [Frh] – Ray AlongeGuitar [G] – Kenny BurrellPiano [P], Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Evans*Producer [Original Recording Produced By] – Creed TaylorTrombone [Vtb] – Bob BrookmeyerTrumpet [T] – Johnny ColesVocals [Voc] – Astrud Gilberto
3:07
2-12 Oscar Peterson Too Marvelous For Words
Bass [B] – Ray BrownComposed By – Richard A. Whiting*Guitar [G] – Barney KesselPiano [P], Vocals [Voc] – Oscar Peterson
2:49
2-13 Anita O'Day And The Three Sounds When The World Was Young
Bass [B] – Andrew SimpkinsComposed By – M. Philippe-Gerard*Drums [D] – Bill DowdyPiano [P] – Gene HarrisProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Creed TaylorVocals [Voc] – Anita O'Day
3:37
2-14 Billy Eckstine With Benny Carter A Kiss From You
Bass [B] – Paul WestComposed By, Alto Saxophone [As] – Benny CarterDrums [D] – Vernell FournierPiano [P] – Bobby TuckerProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Kiyoshi KoyamaVocals [Voc] – Billy Eckstine
3:56
2-15 Cleo Laine Hit The Road To Dreamland
Bass [B] – Eric DawsonCello – Raymond ClarkClarinet [Cl], Baritone Saxophone [Bs] – Ronnie RossComposed By – Harold ArlenDrums [D] – Kenny ClareHarp – Maria Korchisnka*Piano [P] – David Lee*Trumpet [T] – Bert CourtleyViola [Vla] – Kenneth EssexViolin [Vln] – Danny Levan, David Katz, Dave McCullum*Vocals [Voc] – Cleo LaineVocals [Voc], Trombone [Tb] – Ken Wray
3:03
2-16 Helen Merrill Out Of This World
Bass [B] – Red MitchellComposed By – Harold ArlenDrums [D] – Terry ClarkePiano [P], Arranged By [Arr] – Roger KellawayProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Jean-Philippe AllardSoprano Saxophone [Ss] – Wayne ShorterVocals [Voc] – Helen Merrill
6:19
Too Marvelous For Words (Instrumentalists)
3-1 Charlie Parker I Remember You
Alto Saxophone [As] – Charlie ParkerBass [B] – Percy HeathComposed By – Victor SchertzingerDrums [D] – Max RoachPiano [P] – Al Haig
3:05
3-2 Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band* Out Of This World
Alto Saxophone [As] – Dick MeldonianAlto Saxophone [As], Clarinet [Cl] – Gene QuillBaritone Saxophone [Bs], Arranged By [Arr] – Mulligan*Baritone Saxophone [Bs], Bass Clarinet [Bcl] – Gene AllenBass [B] – Buddy ClarkComposed By – Harold ArlenDrums [D] – Mel LewisTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Zoot SimsTrombone [Trmb] – Alan Raph, Wayne AndreTrombone [V Trmb] – Bob BrookmeyerTrumpet [Tpt] – Conte Candoli, Don Ferrara, Nick Travis
3:50
3-3 Lester Young Too Marvelous For Words
Bass [B] – Ray BrownComposed By – Richard A. Whiting*Drums [D] – Buddy RichPiano [P] – Hank JonesTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Lester Young
3:04
3-4 Bill Evans Come Rain Or Come Shine
Bass [B] – Chuck IsraelsComposed By – Harold ArlenDrums [D] – Larry BunkerPiano [P] – Bill EvansProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Creed Taylor
5:25
3-5 Stan Getz Mandy Is Two
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Pate*Bass [B] – George Duvivier, Miroslav VitousCello – George Ricci, Kermit MooreDrums [D] – Ronnie ZitoFeaturing [With] – Johnny Pate's OrchestraFrench Horn [Ffh] – Jimmy Buffington*Guitar [G] – Bucky PizzarelliHarp – Margaret RossPerformer [Unknown] – Francisco DonarumaPiano [P] – Hank JonesProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Johnny PateReeds – Jerome RichardsonTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Stan GetzTrombone [Btrmb] – Tony StuddTrombone [Trmb] – Wayne AndreVibraphone [Vb] – Doug AllenViola [Vla] – Alfred V. Brown*, Colette HarrisViolin [Vln] – Aaron Rosand, Emanuel Green, Gene Orloff, George Ockner, Jack Zayde, Max Pollikoff, Paul Gershman, Paul Winter, Tosha Samaroff
3:49
3-6 Benny Carter Jeepers Creepers
Alto Saxophone [As] – Benny CarterComposed By – Harry Warren Drums [D] – Jo JonesPiano [P] – Teddy Wilson
3:38
3-7 Johnny Hodges Satin Doll
Alto Saxophone [As] – Johnny HodgesBass [B] – Jimmy WoodeComposed By – Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington*Drums [D] – Sam WoodyardPiano [P] – Billy Strayhorn
5:03
3-8 Erroll Garner That Old Black Magic
Bass [B] – Wyatt RutherComposed By – Harold ArlenCongas – Candido Camero*Drums [D] – Eugene "Fats'" Heard*Piano [P] – Erroll GarnerProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Martha Glaser
5:23
3-9 Coleman Hawkins And Ben Webster Tangerine
Bass [B] – Ray BrownComposed By – Victor SchertzingerDrums [D] – Alvin StollerGuitar [G] – Herb EllisPiano [P] – Oscar PetersonTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Ben Webster
5:22
3-10 Quincy Jones Charade
Arranged By [Arr], Conductor [Cond] – Jones*Bass [B] – Milt HintonComposed By – Henry ManciniDrums [D] – Osie JohnsonGuitar [G] – Vinnie BellOrchestra – Quincy Jones's Orchestra*Percussion [Perc] – Phil KrausPiano [P] – Bobby ScottProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Jack Tracy, Quincy JonesReeds – George Berg, Jerome Richardson, Phil Woods, Roland Kirk, Romeo Penque, Seldon PowellTrombone [Trmb] – Billy Byers, Quentin Jackson, Dick Hixson*, Tony Studd, Urbie GreenTrumpet [Tpt] – Ernie Royal, Snooky Young*, Jimmy Maxwell, John BelloVibraphone [Vb] – Gary Burton
3:18
3-11 Don Byas Laura
Bass [B] – Joe BenjaminComposed By – David RaksinDrums [D] – Bill Clarke*Piano [P] – Art SimmonsTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Don Byas
4:18
3-12 Oscar Peterson I'm Old Fashioned
Bass [B] – George MrazComposed By – Jerome David Kern*Drums [D] – Ray Price Piano [P] – Oscar PetersonProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer
4:08
3-13 Paul Motian Featuring Lee Konitz Skylark
Bass [B] – Charlie HadenComposed By – Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael*Drums [D] – Paul MotianGuitar [G] – Bill FrisellProducer [Original Recording Produced By] – Stefan F. Winter*Soprano Saxophone [Ss] – Lee KonitzTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Joe Lovano
5:00
3-14 Terry Gibbs Big Band Day In - Day Out
Alto Saxophone [As] – Charlie Kennedy, Joe MainiArranged By [Arr] – Bill HolmanBaritone Saxophone [Bs] – Jack NimitzBass [B] – Buddy ClarkComposed By – Rube BloomDrums [D] – Mel LewisPiano [P] – Pat Moran Producer [Original Recording Produced By] – Russell GarciaTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Bill Perkins, Richie KamucaTrombone [Trmb] – Bob Edmondson, Frank Rosolino, Vern FrileyTrumpet [Tpt] – Al Porcino, Conte Candoli, Frank Huggins, Ray Triscari, Stu WilliamsonVibraphone [Vb] – Gibbs*
3:05
3-15 Stan Getz When The World Was Young
Bass [B] – Steve SwallowComposed By – M. Philippe Gerard*Drums [D] – Roy HaynesTenor Saxophone [Ts] – Stan GetzVibraphone [Vb] – Gary Burton
5:55
3-16 Joe Henderson With The Wynton Kelly Trio Days Of Wine And Roses
Bass [B] – Paul Chambers Composed By – Henry ManciniDrums [D] – Jimmy CobbPiano [P] – Kelly*Tenor Saxophone [Ts] – Joe Henderson
8:19

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  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Verve Records
  • Marketed By – Verve Records
  • Mastered At – PolyGram Studios

Credits

  • Compilation Producer [Production Assistance By] – Robert Silverberg (tracks: 1-1 to 2-16)
  • Compiled By [Selected And Sequenced By] – Brian Priestley, Dave Gelly (tracks: 1-1 to 2-16)
  • Coordinator [Production Coordinated By] – Aric Lach Morrison (tracks: 1-1 to 2-16)
  • Design [Cover Design By], Design [Art Designed And Directed By] – STAIN , Sung Lee
  • Design, Coordinator [Design Coordinated By] – Nichell Delvaille (tracks: 1-1 to 1-16), Suzanne White (tracks: 3-1 to 3-16)
  • Executive-Producer – Richard Seidel
  • Liner Notes [Notes Edited By] – Peter Pullman
  • Lyrics By [The Lyricist On All Tracks] – Johnny Herndon "Johnny" Mercer*
  • Mastered By – Fred W. Meyer*
  • Other [Restored By] – Ben Young (tracks: 2-1 to 3-16)
  • Photography By [Artists Photographs By, Unless Noted] – Herman Leonard
  • Photography By [Cover Photograph By, Package Photographs By] – STAIN (tracks: 2-1 to 2-16), Sung Lee (tracks: 2-1 to 2-16)
  • Photography By [Cover Photograph By] – Darren Crawforth (tracks: 1-1 to 1-16)
  • Photography By [Cover Photograph], Artwork By [Art By] – STAIN (tracks: 3-1 to 3-16)
  • Producer [Original Recording Produced By] – Norman Granz (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-6, 1-7, 1-15, 1-16, 2-1 to 2-6, 2-8, 2-9, 2-12, 2-15, 3-1 to 3-3, 3-6, 3-7, 3-9)
  • Producer [Production Assistance By] – Carlos Kase (tracks: 3-1 to 3-16), Tom "47" Greenwood* (tracks: 3-1 to 3-16)
  • Research [Researched By] – Ben Young
  • Supervised By – Aric Lach Morrison (tracks: 3-1 to 3-16), Michael Lang (tracks: 1-1 to 2-16)

Notes

This compilation ℗ & © 1998 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Manufactured and marketed by Verve Records, a division of PolyGram Classics and Jazz, a division of PolyGram Records, Inc., New York, New York.
Printed in USA.

Discs one and two present vocal interpretations of classic Mercer songs while disc three provides instrumental versions.

These three discs were originally issued and are still available as individual CDs:
Blues in the Night: The Johnny Mercer Songbook 314 553 268-2
Trav'lin' Light: The Johnny Mercer Songbook 314 555 402-2
Too Marvelous for Words: The Johnny Mercer Songbook 314 557 140-2

Disc One: Total playing time: 58:07
This compilation ℗ & © 1997 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Mastered at PolyGram Studios
Special thanks to Richard Cook, Deborah Hay, Malcolm Laycock, Steve Voce, the Institute of Jazz Studies, and the staff at PolyGram Studios

1-1. Recorded October 14, 1957 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
1-2. Recorded September 3, 1954 in Los Angeles
1-3. Recorded April 6, 1959 in Los Angeles
1-4. Recorded April 23, 28, or 29, 1959 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood
1-5. Recorded February 9, 1950 at United Recorders, Hollywood
1-6. Recorded January 5, 1956 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
1-7. Recorded October 20, 1964 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood
1-8. Recorded July 16, 1952 at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles
1-9. Recorded between July 18 and 21, 1963 at Tivoli Garden, Copenhagen
1-10. Recorded July 7, 1952 in New York City
Instrumental introduced in 1948 by Woody Herman; vocal version introduced on this recording
Courtesy of Discovery Records
1-11. Recorded in 1959 at Fine Recording, New York City
1-12. Recorded August 25, 1987 at Clinton Recording Studio, New York City
1-13. Recorded May 8, 1987 at Vine St. Bar and Grill, Hollywood
1-14. Recorded December 8, 9, or 10, 1992 at Plus XXX Studios, Paris
(orig. Les Feuilles Mortes) Instrumental theme introduced in 1946 in the film "Les Portes de la Nuit"; vocal version introduced in 1947 by Yves Montand
1-15. Recorded January 8, 1957 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
1-16. Recorded June 11, 1956 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood

Disc Two: Total playing time: 53:32
This compilation ℗ & © 1998 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Mastered at PolyGram Studios
Special thanks to Campbell Burnap, Richard Cook, Deborah Hay, Steve Voce, the Institute of Jazz Studies, and the staff at PolyGram Studios

2-1. Recorded October 21, 1964 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood
2-2. Recorded December 15, 1963 at A&R Studios, New York City
2-3. Recorded September 3, 1954 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
2-4. Recorded January 5, 1956 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
2-5. Recorded February 15, 1960 at United Recorders, Hollywood
2-6. Recorded October 20, 1964 at Radio Recorders studio 10-H, Hollywood
2-7. Recorded August 3, 1954 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
2-8. Recorded June 4, 1962 probably at Webster Hall, New York City
2-9. Recorded October 7, 1946 at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Transferred from a disc source. Surface noise is audible.
2-10. Recorded December 1964 at United Recorders, Hollywood
2-11. Recorded December 23, 1965 in New York City
This is a French song Mercer adapted, his English lyrics replacing the original ones. The music is by Michel Legrand, and the original lyrics were by Eddie Marnay. Its French title is "La Valse des Lilas".
2-12. Recorded February 1952 in Los Angeles
2-13. Recorded October 12, 1962 in New York City
2-14. Recorded October 17 or 18, 1986 at Media Sound Studio, New York City
2-15. Recorded March 20, 1957 in London
2-16. Recorded July 31, August 1 or 2, 1991 at BMG Studios, New York City

Disc Three: Total playing time: 72:42
This compilation ℗ & © 1998 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Mastered at PolyGram Studios
Special thanks to Jim Davis, Dave Gelly, Deborah Hay, Johnny Pate, Phil Schaap, Cynthia Sesso, Steve Voce, the Institute of Jazz Studies, and the staff at PolyGram Studios

3-1. Recorded July 30, 1953 at Fulton Studio, New York City
3-2. Recorded July 25 or 27, 1960 in Hollywood
3-3. Recorded September 17, 1949 in New York City
3-4. Recorded February 3, 1965 at Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
3-5. Recorded probably May 1, 1969 at Webster Hall, New York City
3-6. Recorded September 20, 1954 at Fine Sound, New York City
3-7. Recorded April 5, 1958 in New York City
3-8. Recorded July 27, 1954 at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago
3-9. Recorded October 16, 1957 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
3-10. Recorded February 6, 1964 at A&R Studios, New York City
3-11. Recorded April 10, 1952 in Paris
3-12. Recorded probably November 10 or 13, 1970 at MPS-Studio, Villingen, Germany
3-13. Recorded August 1991 at Sigma Sound, New York City
3-14. Recorded January 20, 21, or 22, 1961 at The Summit, Hollywood
3-15. Recorded November 13, 1966 at Salle Pleyel, Paris
3-16. Recorded April 21, 1968 at the Left Bank Jazz Society, Baltimore

Some of these tracks were transferred from disc sources. Surface noise is audible.

3145575392QS01 appears on back of box, 314 557 539-2 appears on side flap of box. Custom sticker on shrinkwrap.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Box): 7 31455 75392 9
  • Barcode (Disc One): 7 31455 32682 6
  • Barcode (Disc Two): 7 31455 54022 2
  • Barcode (Disc Three): 7 31455 71402 9
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc One): DIDX-166298 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc Two): DIDX-163283 L4 1A 02
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc Three): DIDX-166307 3
  • Other (Catalog # Disc One): 314 553 268-2
  • Other (Catalog # Disc Two): 314 555 402-2
  • Other (Catalog # Disc Three): 314 557 140-2
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc One): IFPI L328
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc Two): IFPI L424
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc Three): IFPI L327
  • Mould SID Code (Disc One): IFPI 7265
  • Mould SID Code (Disc Two): IFPI 7266
  • Mould SID Code (Disc Three): IFPI 7263

Johnny Mercer, Various - The Complete Johnny Mercer Songbooks album
Big Band, Vocal
Performer: Johnny Mercer
Title: The Complete Johnny Mercer Songbooks
Category: Jazz / Pop / Stage
Released: 1998
Rating: 4.9/5
Votes: 964
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