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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, November 18, 2012 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Johnny Mercer Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive Great American Songwriters: Johnny Mercer Rhino happy birthday Johnny Mercer!
Johnny Mercer It Ain't Necessarily So Mosaic Select: Johnny Mercer Mosaic born today 1909
Judy Garland & Johnny Mercer Friendship Judy Garland the Best of the Decca Years Mercer was married to one woman for most of his life but Judy was his great love, they had an on-off affair for many years
Bing Crosby & Johnny Mercer Small Fry Crosby: His Legendary Years BMG
Johnny Mercer G.I. Jive Wartime Anthems
Nat King Cole Trio Laura Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic inst.
Hoagy Carmichael Lazy Bones Hoagy Carmichael and Friends ASV Carmichael & Mercer's first hit together
Dinah Shore Blues in the Night Cocktail Hour Columbia River this song being overlooked for "Best Song" Oscar caused rules change, this song is why it's now called "Best Original Song"
Harry James Orch v/ Helen Forrest Skylark The Complete Helen Forrest
Artie Shaw Orch Day In, Day Out Begin the Beguine Membran
Bing Crosby You Must have Been a Beautiful Baby Crosby: His Legendary Years BMG
Nat King Cole Trio Too Marvelous for Words Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Erroll Garner Too Marvelous for Words The Erroll Garner Collection inst.
Frank Sinatra One for My Baby Only the Lonely Capitol m. Harold Arlen w. Johnny Mercer; lyrics were about Judy Garland
Chet Baker I Remember You The Best of Chet Baker Sings also written for/about Judy Garland
Sammy Davis Jr. That Old Black Magic Yes I Can! Rhino also written for/about Judy Garland
The Mills Brothers The Glow Worm Mills Brothers Anthology
June Christy Midnight Sun Spotlight on June Christy - Great Ladies of Song
Nelson Riddle Day In - Day Out Sing a Song with Riddle Capitol inst.
Bobby Darin Charade Ultra-Lounge: Wild, Cool & Swingin Capitol m. Henry Mancini w. Johnny Mercer from movie of same name
Judy Garland & the Merry Macs On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Great American Songwriters: Johnny Mercer Rhino Oscar best song 1946 from "The Harvey Girls"
Bing Crosby & Jane Wyman In The Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening Your Hit Parade, 1951-53 Oscar best song 1951 from "Here Comes the Groom"
Audrey Hepburn Moon River Music from the Films of Audrey Hepburn Oscar best song 1961 from "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Peggy Lee The Days of Wine and Roses And the Winner Is...Capitol Sings the Best Movie Songs Capitol Oscar best song 1962 from movie of same name
George Shearing The Days of Wine and Roses Mondo Hollywood Capitol inst.
Johnny Mercer The Autumn Leaves My Huckleberry Friend this recording made in the 70s a few years before Mercer's death
Frank Sinatra Summer Wind The Reprise Collection Reprise Mercer's last big hit
Mel Torme My Shining Hour Mel Torme in Hollywood
Julie London Laura Julie Is Her Name theme song from movie "Laura," Mercer heard the song on the radio and approached the composer about writing lyrics for it
Dinah Washington Come Rain or Come Shine Dinah Jams
Nancy Wilson Satin Doll Ballads, Blues & Big Bands I had no idea Johnny Mercer wrote the lyrics to this Billy Strayhorn song
Duke Ellington Orchestra Satin Doll The Duke: Best of the Columbia Years Columbia inst.
Benny Goodman Orch v/ Johnny Davis Hooray for Hollywood Hollywood Hotel OST 20th Century Fox The studio tried to force Goodman to let Davis perform trumpet in the band until Goodman threatened to walk; Davis is seen in the movie holding up a trumpet but not playing
Benny Goodman Orch v/ Martha Tilton And the Angels Sing Let's Dance c. Ziggy Elman
Fred Astaire Dearly Beloved Starring Fred Astaire
Jimmy Dorsey Tangerine The Wartime Years
Margaret Whiting & Johnny Mercer Baby, It's Cold Outside And the Winner Is...Capitol Sings the Best Movie Songs Capitol not written by Johnny Mercer
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra Jeepers Creepers Satchmo this Mercer/Harry Warren song became a standard for Armstrong
Ella Fitzgerald This Time the Dream's On Me The Johnny Mercer Songbook Verve
Sarah Vaughan Dream Live at Mister Kelly's
Paul Whiteman Orch v/ Jack Teagarden & Johnny Mercer Fare Thee Well to Harlem Paul Whiteman Teagarden & Mercer were friends when Mercer was just breaking into the music business