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Various Great American Songwriters, Vol. 2: Johnny Mercer (1993)
Released November 16, 1993\n\nAMG EXPERT REVIEW: Rhino's Great American Songwriters, Vol. 2 pays tribute to Johnny Mercer, collecting interpretations of his work by pop and vocal jazz stars like Sarah Vaughan, the Pied Pipers, Nancy Wilson, and Anthony Newley. Bobby Darin's "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby," Judy Garland's "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe," and Mercer's own "Ac-Cent-Tchuate the Positive" spotlight the warm, witty side of his songwriting, while Newley's "This Time the Dream's on Me," Joe Williams' "When the World Was Young," and June Christy's "Midnight Sun" capture the artist's lyrical, romantic side. Doris Day's "Hooray for Hollywood," Sammy Davis Jr.'s "That Old Black Magic," Matt Monro's "Laura," and Tony Bennett's "I Wanna Be Around" are some of the other highlights of this collection, which is a must for anyone who appreciates the finest traditional pop of the 20th century. -- Heather Phares\n\nHalf.com Album Notes\nCompilation producers: Will Friedwald, James Austin, Tony Natelli. \n\nIncludes liner notes by Will Friedwald and Mitchell Zlokower.\n\nGREAT AMERICAN SONGWRITERS: JOHNNY MERCER includes a booklet with historic
This misc cd contains 20 tracks and runs 63min 9sec.
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  1. Sarah Vaughan - I Remember You (04:48)
  2. Tony Bennett - I Wanna Be Around (02:12)
  3. David Allyn - I'm Old Fashioned (02:35)
  4. Rosemary Clooney - Blues in the Night (03:37)
  5. Matt Monroe - Laura (02:30)
  6. Bing Crosby & Jane Wyman - In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening (03:25)
  7. June Christy - Midnight Sun (03:16)
  8. The Pied Pipers - Dream (02:53)
  9. Anthony Newley - This Time the Dream's On Me (03:25)
  10. Ray Charles - Come Rain or Come Shine (03:41)
  11. Keely Smith - Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread) (02:56)
  12. Susannah McCorkle - One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) (04:18)
  13. Sammy Davis, Jr. - That Old Black Magic (03:19)
  14. Judy Garland & The Merry Macs - On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe (03:11)
  15. Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers - Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (02:48)
  16. Doris Day - Hooray for Hollywood (02:33)
  17. Kay Starr - P.S. I Love You (02:59)
  18. Joe Williams - Here's to My Lady (03:03)
  19. Nancy Wilson - (Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World was Young (03:15)
  20. Bobby Darin - You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby (02:12)


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