Johnny Mercer - Songs

Songs

Lyrics by Mercer, unless noted.

He wrote many other songs, some of which have entered the Great American Songbook:

  • "Lazy Bones" (1933) (music by Hoagy Carmichael)
  • "Save the Bones for Henry Jones"
  • "Moon Dreams" with Chummy MacGregor
  • "P.S. I Love You" (1934) (music by Gordon Jenkins)
  • "Goody Goody" (1936) (music by Matty Malneck)
  • "I'm an Old Cowhand from the Rio Grande" (1936)
  • "Hooray for Hollywood" (1937) (music by Richard A. Whiting)
  • "Too Marvelous for Words" (1937) (music by Richard A. Whiting)
  • "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" (1938) (music by Harry Warren)
  • "Jeepers, Creepers!" (1938) (music by Harry Warren)
  • "And the Angels Sing" (1939) (music by Ziggy Elman)
  • "Day In, Day Out" (1939) (music by Rube Bloom)
  • "I Thought About You" (1939) (music by Jimmy Van Heusen)
  • "Wings Over the Navy" (1939) (music by Harry Warren)
  • "Cuckoo in the Clock" (1939) (music by Walter Donaldson)
  • "Fools Rush In" (1940) (music by Rube Bloom)
  • "Blues In The Night" (1941) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "I Had Myself A True Love" (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "I Remember You" (1941) (music by Victor Schertzinger)
  • "Tangerine" (1941) (music by Victor Schertzinger)
  • "This Time the Dream's on Me" (1941) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "Hit The Road To Dreamland" (1942) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "That Old Black Magic" (1942) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "Trav'lin' Light" (1942) (music by Jimmy Mundy and James Osborne "Trummy" Young)
  • "Skylark" (1942) (music by Hoagy Carmichael)
  • "Dearly Beloved" (1942) (music by Jerome Kern)
  • "I'm Old Fashioned" (1942) (music by Jerome Kern)
  • "My Shining Hour" (1943) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)" (1943) (music by Harold Arlen; theme song of the 1957-1958 NBC detective series, Meet McGraw, starring Frank Lovejoy)
  • "Dream" (1943) (words and music by Johnny Mercer)
  • "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive" (1944) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "Out of This World" (1945) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe" (1945) (music by Harry Warren)
  • "Laura" (1945) (music by David Raksin)
  • "Come Rain Or Come Shine" (1946) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home" (1946) (music by Harold Arlen)
  • "Autumn Leaves" (1947) (music by Joseph Kosma)
  • "Glow Worm" (1952) (music Paul Lincke)
  • "Satin Doll" (1953) (music by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn)
  • "Midnight Sun" (1954) (music by Lionel Hampton and Sonny Burke)
  • "Something's Gotta Give" (1954) (words and music by Johnny Mercer)
  • "Jubilation T. Cornpone" (1956) (music by Gene de Paul)
  • "I'm Past My Prime" (1956) (music by Gene de Paul)
  • "Moon River" (1961) (music by Henry Mancini)
  • "Days of Wine and Roses" (1962) (music by Henry Mancini)
  • "I Wanna Be Around" (1962) (words and music by Johnny Mercer and Sadie Vimmerstedt)
  • "Charade" (1963) (music by Henry Mancini)
  • "Lorna" (1964) (music by Mort Lindsey)
  • "Emily" (1964) (music by Johnny Mandel)
  • "Summer Wind" (1965) (music by Henry Mayer)
  • "Whistling Away The Dark" (1970) (music by Henry Mancini; from the film Darling Lili)
  • "Drinking Again" (with Doris Tauber)
  • "When October Goes" (music by Barry Manilow)

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