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Mercer, Johnny [John Herndon]

lyricist, composer


born: 18 Nov 1909 Savannah, Georgia / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 25 Jun 1976 Bel Air, California / state, USA Source: 1  
died: ------------ Los Angeles, California / state, USA  

active from: 1938 Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 32 items with information about Johnny [John Herndon] Mercer:


 1995

Bourgoin, Suzanne M.
Contemporary musicians volume 13
Edited by Suzanne M. Bourgoin
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1995, 322 p.

Number of People : 57


 1994

The Coastal Jazz Hall of Fame

p. 114 In:
Horstein, Julius
Sites and sounds of Savannah jazz
By Julius Horstein
Savannah: Gaston Street Press, 1994, 114 p.

Number of People : 24


 1994

Horstein, Julius
Sites and sounds of Savannah jazz
By Julius Horstein
Savannah: Gaston Street Press, 1994, 114 p.

Number of People : 15

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 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

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 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1991

Wilk, Max
They're playing our song
The truth behind the words and music of three generations
Mount Kisco, New York & London: Moyer Bell Limited, 1991

Number of People : 28


 1990

Furia, Philip
The poets of Tin Pan Alley
A history of America's great lyricists
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990, 322 p.

Number of People : 10


 1989

Rust, Brian
Debus, Allen G.
The complete entertainment discography from 1897 to 1942
Second edition
Brian Rust and Allen G. Debus
New York: Da Capo Press, 1989, 794 p.

Number of People : 488


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1987

Ewen, David
American songwriters. An H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1987

Number of People : 135


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1984

Brahms, Caryl
Sherrin, Ned
Song by song. The lives and work of 14 great lyric writers
By Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin
Bolton, Lancashire: Ross Anderson Publications, 1984, 281 p.

Number of People : 14


 1984

Sherrin, Ned
Song by song. The lives and work of 14 great lyric writers
Bolton: Ross Anderson Publications, 1984

Number of People : 14


 1983

White, Mark
You must remember this ... : popular songwriters 1900-1980
London: Frederick Warner, 1983

Number of People : 137


 1980

Comuzio, Ermanno
Film music lexicon
Amministrazione Provinciale di Pavia, 1980

Number of People : 570


 1980

Warren, Craig
The great songwriters of Hollywood
London: A. S. Barnes, 1980

Number of People : 32


 1980 Source: 1

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1978

After Tin Pan Alley

p. 91 In:
Ager, Milton
Craig, Warren
Sweet and lowdown : America's popular song writers
By Warren Craig
With a foreword by Milton Ager
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1978

Number of People : 105


 1977

Index to music necrology : 1976 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1977, p. 806

Number of People : 214


 1976

Green, Stanley
Encyclopaedia of the musical theatre
New York: Dodd Mead, 1976

Number of People : 580


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1973

Wilk, Max
They're playing our song
New York: Atheneum, 1973

Number of People : 22


 1972

Ewen, David
Great men of American popular song
Revised and enlarged edition
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1972

Number of People : 45


 1970

Ewen, David
Great men of American popular song
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1970

Number of People : 42


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

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