Johnny Mercer (lyricist)

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CompanyMatrix No.SizeFirst Recording DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription 
Victor BVE-63112 10-in. 7/10/1930 Out of breath (And scared to death of you) Frank Luther ; Victor Arden-Phil Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BSHQ-72652 10-in. 6/7/1932 It's about time Joe Haymes Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BSHQ-73103 10-in. 7/13/1932 Mardi gras George Olsen and his Music ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-73354 10-in. 9/1/1932 Thanksgiving Hoagy Carmichael Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-73710 10-in. 9/29/1932 Satan's li'l lamb Ethel Merman Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-73770 10-in. 10/5/1932 Would'ja for a big red apple Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-73771 10-in. 10/5/1932 Whistling for a kiss Leo Reisman Orchestra ; George Wheeler Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BAVE-74340 10-in. Oct. 1933 Perezosos Orquesta Harold Mickey ; Larry Semon Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-76379 10-in. 6/5/1933 Lazy bones Casa Loma Orchestra ; Glen Gray ; Walter Hunt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-76608 10-in. 7/7/1933 Lazy bones Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-76789 10-in. 8/28/1933 Down a long, long road Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-77166 10-in. 12/2/1933 You Edgewater Beach Hotel Orchestra ; Harry Sosnik Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-77531 10-in. 8/23/1933 Lazy bones Harold Arlen Male vocal duet, with piano  
Victor BS-77653 10-in. 9/13/1933 Lazy bones Hoagy Carmichael Male vocal solo, with piano  
Victor BVE-78573 10-in. 11/22/1933 My old man Hotel McAlpin Orchestra ; Sam Robbins Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-80486 10-in. 5/1/1934 Fool that I am Edgewater Beach Hotel Orchestra ; Harry Sosnick Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-81076 10-in. 1/18/1934 You have taken my heart Jerry Baker ; Hotel Governor Clinton Orchestra ; Enoch Light Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-81715 10-in. 2/16/1934 Fare-thee-well to Harlem Johnny Mercer ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Jack Teagarden Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet  
Victor BS-81957 10-in. 3/19/1934 When a woman loves a man Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-82313 10-in. 4/13/1934 When a woman loves a man De Marco Sisters ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal ensemble  
Victor BS-82358 10-in. 4/27/1934 Fool that I am Hotel McAlpin Orchestra ; Sam Robbins ; Sydney Schiff Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-83617 10-in. 7/23/1934 Pardon my Southern accent Don Mayfield and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-83795 10-in. 8/22/1934 Old skipper Don Mayfield and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-84010 10-in. 8/18/1934 Pardon my Southern accent Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet  
Victor BS-84011 10-in. 8/18/1934 Here come the British Johnny Hauser ; Peggy Healy ; Johnny Mercer ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio  
Victor BS-84243 10-in. 9/9/1934 P.S. I love you Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-84442 10-in. 10/5/1934 If I had a million dollars Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-84455 10-in. 10/8/1934 P.S. I love you Eddie Stone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-84456 10-in. 10/8/1934 If I had a million dollars Eddie Stone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-89519 10-in. 4/4/1935 The Dixieland band Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-92290 10-in. 6/19/1935 I never saw a better night Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-92295 10-in. 6/19/1935 When you are in my arms Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-92701 10-in. 7/12/1935 I never saw a better night Dolly Dawn ; George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Sonny Schuyler Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet  
Victor BS-92702 10-in. 7/12/1935 When you are in my arms Dolly Dawn ; George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-96569 10-in. 1/24/1936 Goody-goody Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor PBS-97015 10-in. 9/27/1935 Santa Claus came in the spring Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Joe Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor PBS-97625 10-in. 7/21/1936 Dream awhile Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-98399 10-in. 12/27/1935 I'm building up to an awful let-down Bill Dillard ; Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-98459 10-in. 12/23/1935 I'm building up to an awful let-down Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-98655 10-in. 1/17/1936 Goody-goody Swing Kings ; Ted Wallace Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio  
Victor BS-99084 10-in. 2/13/1936 Welcome stranger Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Pete Woolery Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-101883 10-in. 5/29/1936 I'm an old cowhand (from the Rio Grande) Jerry Cooper ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-102306 10-in. 6/25/1936 Que bueno! Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band, with string bass  
Victor BS-02102 10-in. 10/7/1936 Peter Piper Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-04266 10-in. 1/20/1937 Too marvelous for words Jerry Cooper ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-04267 10-in. 1/20/1937 Just a quiet evening Jerry Cooper ; Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-010164 10-in. 5/13/1937 Love is a merry go round Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Sue Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-011354 10-in. 7/20/1937 Have you got any castles, baby? Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-011355 10-in. 7/20/1937 You've got something there Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-015535 10-in. 10/22/1937 Let that be a lesson to you Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-015536 10-in. 10/22/1937 Can't teach my old heart new tricks Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-015537 10-in. 10/22/1937 I've hitched my wagon to a star Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-015576 10-in. 10/29/1937 Silhouetted in the moonlight Benny Goodman Trio ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance trio, with female vocal solo  
Victor PBS-019427 10-in. 7/11/1938 As long as you live (You'll be dead if you die) Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-021039 10-in. 2/27/1938 Jezebel Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-021150 10-in. 3/11/1938 Something tells me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-022442 10-in. 4/13/1938 Daydreaming (All night long) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-022448 10-in. 4/15/1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn Skeets Herfurt ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-022450 10-in. 4/15/1938 I'll dream tonight Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-022671 10-in. 4/28/1938 Ride, tenderfoot, ride Dick Todd Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-024076 10-in. 7/22/1938 Love is where you find it Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-024077 10-in. 7/22/1938 Confidentially Jimmy Brown ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor PBS-026131 10-in. 9/11/1938 Garden of the moon Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor PBS-026132 10-in. 9/11/1938 The girl friend of the whirling dervish Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-027243 10-in. 9/29/1938 You must have been a beautiful baby Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-028950 10-in. 11/11/1938 Jeepers, creepers! Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-030111 10-in. 11/11/1938 Say it with a kiss Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-030385 10-in. 12/10/1938 Say it with a kiss Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-031814 10-in. 1/20/1939 Could be Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; The Three Barons Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio  
Victor BS-031873 10-in. 2/1/1939 (Gotta get some) Shut-eye Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-031874 10-in. 2/1/1939 Cuckoo in the clock Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Johnny Mercer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-031875 10-in. 2/1/1939 And the angels sing Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-033775 10-in. 2/28/1939 I'm happy about the whole thing Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-033776 10-in. 2/28/1939 In a moment of weakness Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-034650 10-in. 5/4/1939 You and your love Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-035397 10-in. 4/3/1939 You grow sweeter as the years go by Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-035713 10-in. 4/7/1939 Show your linen Miss Richardson Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Johnny Mercer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-035755 10-in. 4/17/1939 And the angels sing Jack Miller ; Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor PBS-036053 10-in. 3/20/1939 I'm happy about the whole thing Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor PBS-036055 10-in. 3/20/1939 Corn pickin' Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor PBS-036075 10-in. 3/24/1939 Hooray for spinach! Skinnay Ennis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor PBS-036420 10-in. 8/16/1939 And the angels sing (As it might be presented at the Metropolitan Opera House) Alec Templeton Comic monologue, with piano and male vocal solo  
Victor BS-038190 10-in. 8/3/1939 Day in—day out Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-040982 10-in. 10/20/1939 Blue rain Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-042980 10-in. 10/18/1939 I thought about you Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-043293 10-in. 11/7/1939 Smarty pants Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio  
Victor BS-043314 10-in. 10/25/1939 Make with the kisses Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-043957 10-in. 12/5/1939 Blue rain Walter Gross ; Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-043998 10-in. 12/15/1939 Holy smoke (Can't ya take a joke?) Delta Rhythm Band ; Gus Ehrman ; Bob Zurke Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-046016 10-in. 12/19/1939 Ooh! What you said Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Smoothies Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble  
Victor BS-046017 10-in. 12/19/1939 'Way back in 1939 A.D. Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-048480 10-in. 3/29/1940 Fools rush in (Where angels fear to tread) Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor PBS-049689 10-in. 5/13/1940 Mister Meadowlark Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Jack Pearce Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor PBS-055095 10-in. 10/7/1940 Love of my life Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Anita Boyer Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor PBS-055219 10-in. 12/11/1940 You're the one (For me) Janet Blair ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-056134 10-in. 9/17/1940 You've got me this way The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble  
Victor BS-056135 10-in. 9/17/1940 I'd know you anywhere Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-067735 10-in. 9/2/1941 This time the dream's on me Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Bonnie Lake Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-067736 10-in. 9/2/1941 Blues in the night Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Hot Lips Page Jazz/dance band. with male vocal solo and trumpet solo  
Victor BS-068864 10-in. 1/12/1942 I remember you Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with vocal refrain  
Victor BS-071648 10-in. 1/19/1942 Tangerine Carl Denny ; Hal McIntyre Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-071702 10-in. 1/20/1942 Not mine Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Fredda Gibson Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Victor BS-071706 10-in. 1/21/1942 All through the night Lanny Ross Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor PBS-072559 10-in. 7/30/1942 Dearly beloved Dinah Shore ; Paul Wetstein Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band  
Victor BS-074736 10-in. 7/14/1942 Dearly beloved Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Skip Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-074744 10-in. 7/16/1942 I'm old fashioned Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Skip Nelson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Victor BS-075433 10-in. 7/17/1942 You were never lovelier Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo  
Columbia W150793 10-in. 9/12/1930 Out of breath (And scared to death of you) Bill Coty ; Hotel Pennsylvania Music [Lloyd Keating and his Music] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Columbia W152613 10-in. 6/4/1934 Fool that I am Dot, Kay and Em ; Henry Busse Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal trio  
Columbia W152656 10-in. 12/20/1933 You have taken my heart Freddie Rich and his Orchestra ; Phil Regan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  
Columbia W152718 10-in. 2/23/1934 Fare-thee-well to Harlem Benny Morton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnny Mercer (lyricist)," accessed July 27, 2017, http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/5179/Mercer_Johnny_lyricist.

Johnny Mercer (lyricist). (2017). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2017, from http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/5179/Mercer_Johnny_lyricist.

"Johnny Mercer (lyricist)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2017. Web. 27 July 2017.

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