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Skylark : the life and times of Johnny Mercer

Author: Philip Furia
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of lyricist Johnny Mercer, discussing how he brought his quintessentially southern style to both his life in New York and his lyrics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Johnny Mercer; Johnny Mercer; Johnny Mercer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Furia
ISBN: 0312287208 9780312287207
OCLC Number: 51655385
Description: viii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Moon river --
You must have been a beautiful baby: 1909-1927 --
When the world was young: 1927-1930 --
Jeepers creepers: 1930-1931 --
Lazybones: 1931-1934 --
Hooray for Hollywood: 1935-1937 --
Too marvelous for words: 1937-1938 --
Day in - day out: 1938-1940 --
Blues in the night: 1940-1941 --
Ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive: 1941-1944 --
Come rain or come shine: 1944-1948 --
Autumn leaves: 1949-1952 --
I'm old fashioned: 1952-1954 --
Something's gotta give: 1954-1956 --
Midnight sun: 1957-1962 --
When October goes: 1962-1964 --
Summer wind: 1963-1969 --
Dream: 1969-1976 --
Epilogue: And the angels sing.
Responsibility: Philip Furia.
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Chronicles the life of lyricist Johnny Mercer, discussing how he brought his quintessentially southern style to both his life in New York and his lyrics.

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