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Johnny Mercer: Southern Songwriter for the World

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John Herndon “Johnny” Mercer (1909–76) remained in the forefront of American popular music from the 1930s through the 1960s, writing over a thousand songs, collaborating with all the great popular composers and jazz musicians of his day, working in Hollywood and on Broadway, and as cofounder of Capitol Records, helping to promote the careers of Nat “King” Cole, Margaret ...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published November 15th 2013 by A Wormsloe Foundation Publication (first published August 15th 2010)
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This author loves the word, "diaspora." REALLY, REALLY loves it. It's like he's trying to set a world record. He literally averages using "diaspora" about once a page. I would hate to get in a conversation with this guy. Other than that, I guess it's OK.
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