The Songs of Johnny Mercer

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
For her second recording and first U.S. release, singer Susannah McCorkle performs 14 songs fortunate enough to have the delightful lyrics of Johnny Mercer. Whether it be the Dixielandish "At the Jazz Band Ball," "Blues in the Night," the touching "Skylark," a "Dream" medley, "One for My Baby" or the novelty "Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry," McCorkle does full justice to the words she sings. Recorded in London in 1977, the date finds McCorkle joined by such fine English musicians as pianist Keith Ingham, bassist Ron Rubin, drummer Derek Hogg, the tenors of Danny Moss and Duncan Lamont, and the excellent trumpeter Digby ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
For her second recording and first U.S. release, singer Susannah McCorkle performs 14 songs fortunate enough to have the delightful lyrics of Johnny Mercer. Whether it be the Dixielandish "At the Jazz Band Ball," "Blues in the Night," the touching "Skylark," a "Dream" medley, "One for My Baby" or the novelty "Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry," McCorkle does full justice to the words she sings. Recorded in London in 1977, the date finds McCorkle joined by such fine English musicians as pianist Keith Ingham, bassist Ron Rubin, drummer Derek Hogg, the tenors of Danny Moss and Duncan Lamont, and the excellent trumpeter Digby Fairweather.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/20/1996
  • Label: Jazz Alliance
  • UPC: 727489003123
  • Catalog Number: 10031
  • Sales rank: 132,968

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Susannah McCorkle Primary Artist, Vocals
Keith Ingham Piano
Digby Fairweather Trumpet, Cornet
Derek Hogg Drums
Duncan Lamont Tenor Saxophone
Danny Moss Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Blossom Dearie Composer
Eddie Edwards Composer
Nick LaRocca Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Rube Bloom Composer
Chris Ellis Producer
Bill Kipper Mastering
Johnny Mercer Composer
Eddie Miller Composer
Henry W. Ragas Composer
Tony Sbarbaro Composer
Larry Shields Composer
Philip Springer Composer
George Kanzler Liner Notes
David Flower Engineer
Ronn Hill Engineer
Rick Tulka Illustrations
Victor Schertzinger Composer
Robert Emmett Dolan Composer
Ron Hill Engineer
Edwin Edwards Composer
Tony Spargo Composer
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