Johnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer

American lyricist, songwriter, singer and record executive
Award-winning songwriter, vocalist, and label executive who helped create dozens of classic songs from the 1930s into the '70s.
BornNovember 18, 1909
HometownSavannah, Georgia, United States of America
SpouseGinger Mehan (m 1931 - 1976)
ChildrenAmanda Mercer , John Jefferson Mercer
ParentsGeorge Anderson Mercer
Profile

Videos

It must be ‘incredibly painful' for unrecognised veterans

Veteran's Minister Johnny Mercer says he understands it 'must be incredibly painful' for veterans not to have had their work on nuclear tests recognised until today but that he believes Rishi Sunak is committed to making sure the UK is 'the best country in the world to be a veteran'.
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Albums

Evening With Johnny Mercer
Evening With Johnny Mercer
1971
Two of a Kind
Two of a Kind
1961
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 6
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 6
2013
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 4
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 4
2012
Sings Just for Fun
Sings Just for Fun
2012
Capitol Vaults Collection
Capitol Vaults Collection
2011
Johnny Mercer: Centennial Celebration
Johnny Mercer: Centennial Celebration
2009
Mercer Sings Mercer
Mercer Sings Mercer
2009
Mosaic Select: Johnny Mercer
Mosaic Select: Johnny Mercer
2007
Too Marvelous for Words: 24 Songs of Johnny Mercer
Too Marvelous for Words: 24 Songs of Johnny Mercer
1997
Accentuate the Positive
Accentuate the Positive
2017
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 5
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 5
2013
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 3
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 3
2012
50 Classic Hits
50 Classic Hits
2012
Moon River: Johnny Mercer Sings the Johnny Mercer Songbook
Moon River: Johnny Mercer Sings the Johnny Mercer Songbook
2009
Definitive Collection
Definitive Collection
2007
Jazz Giants Play the Johnny Mercer Songbook
Jazz Giants Play the Johnny Mercer Songbook
2006
Man from Georgia
Man from Georgia
2005
Dream Team
Dream Team
2005
Jubilee Shows, Vol. 10: Nos. 56 & 61
Jubilee Shows, Vol. 10: Nos. 56 & 61
2005
Moon River
Moon River
2005
Blues in the Night
Blues in the Night
2004
Dream: The Lyrics and Music of Johnny Mercer
Dream: The Lyrics and Music of Johnny Mercer
2003
Songsmith From Savannah
Songsmith From Savannah
2003
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 2
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Vol. 2
2003
Sings Personality
Sings Personality
2002
Personality
Personality
2001
V-Disc Recordings: For Our Armed Forces Overseas
V-Disc Recordings: For Our Armed Forces Overseas
1999
Huckleberry Mercer
Huckleberry Mercer
1998
Best of Johnny Mercer
Best of Johnny Mercer
1998