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Bing Crosby - Immersed In Mr Mercer's Verse - CD

Bing Crosby - Immersed In Mr Mercer's Verse - CD

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This CD comprises Bing Crosby performing songs with lyrics from the pen of one of the most prodigious writers of the twentieth century, Johnny Mercer. Many of the songs listed are from rare radio transcriptions and they are notable for the inclusion of duets with Johnny Mercer, Connie Boswell, Mary Martin, Jack Teagarden, The Andrews Sisters, Louis Armstrong and Jane Wyman. The songs cover a fairly long period of time from 1936 to 1953 and showcase the  Inventiveness and humour of Johnny Mercer which the listener can hear develop over time.

Tracklisting: 1. Mr. Gallagher And Mr. Shean-with Johnny Mercer and Victor Young and his Small Fryers, Spike Jones, drums / 2. I'm An Old Cowhand - with Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra / 3. Too Marvellous For Words - with Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra / 4. Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight?) - with Connie Boswell and John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 5. You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby - with Bob Crosby and his Orchestra, Billy Butterfield, trumpet, Irving Fazola, clarinet, Eddie Miller, tenor sax / 6. On Behalf Of The Visiting Firemen - with Johnny Mercer and Victor Young and his Orchestra / 7. Mister Meadowlark - with Johnny Mercer and Victor Young and his Orchestra / 8. The Waiter And The Porter And The Upstairs Maid - with Mary Martin, Jack Teagarden and the Teagarden Orchestra / 9. Dearly Beloved - with John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 10. Blues In The Night - with The Music Maids and John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 11. Skylark - with John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 12. On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe - with Six Hits And A Miss and John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 13. Accentuate The Positive - with The Andrews Sisters and Vic Schoen and his Orchestra / 14. There's A Fella Waiting In Poughkeepsie - with The Andrews Sisters and Vic Schoen and his Orchestra / 15. The Yodel Blues - with The Morganaires and Russ Morgan and his Orchestra / 16. The Big Movie Show In The Sky - with The Morganaires and Russ Morgan and his Orchestra / 17. Autumn Leaves - with Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra / 18. Lazy Bones - with Louis Armstrong and John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 19. In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening - with Jane Wyman,
Four Hits And A Miss and Matty Matlock and his All Stars / 20. The Glow Worm - with John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 21. P.S. I Love You - with John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra / 22. Jeepers Creepers - with Buddy Bregman and his Orchestra / 23. That Old Black Magic - with Buddy Cole and his Trio