Johnny Mercer sheet music, 1931-1941.


Johnny Mercer sheet music, 1931-1941.

This collection contains three pieces of sheet music with the lyrics written by Johnny Mercer. The songs included in this collection are the following: "While We Danced at the Mardi Gras" written in 1931, "I'd Know You Anywhere" written for the major motion picture, You'll Find Out in 1940, and "Blues in the Night" written for the major motion picture with the same title in 1941.

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Mercer, Johnny (person)

Johnny Mercer (1910-1976) was born John H. Mercer in Savannah, Georgia, the son of George Anderson Mercer. He was educated in Savannah public schools and at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia. He worked with his father in the real estate loan business before heading to New York in 1929 with the Savannah Town Theater group for a National Little Theater contest. He remained in New York to try for a stage career. He became a well-known lyricist and moved to California, where he produced many hit s...