Atomic Age Cocktail Party

Johnny Mercer (1004)

Atomic Age logo with a line drawing caricature of Johnny Mercer's head. Text reads Episode 1004 Johnny Mercer.

On The Atomic Age Cocktail Party this week, we put the spotlight on the lyrics of the great Johnny Mercer. We’ll feature his biggest tunes with Harold Arlen and Henry Mancini and others. We'll feature songs from the likes of Julie London, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, and even Mercer himself!


Title Artist Album
Too Marvelous for Words John Pizzarelli Dear Mr. Cole
Blues In The Night Julie London About The Blues / London By Night
Fools Rush In Frank Sinatra Nice 'N' Easy
Hooray for Hollywood Doris Day The Great American Composers - Johnny Mercer [Disc 1]
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive Johnny Mercer Too Marvelous For Words: Capitol Sings Johnny Mercer
On the Atchison, Topeka And the Sante Fe Rosemary Clooney The Great American Composers - Johnny Mercer [Disc 2]
Ella Fitzgerald Goody Goody Compact Jazz
Out of This World Chris Connor Chris
Come Rain or Come Shine Joe Williams Get Happy: The Harold Arlen Centennial Celebration
This Time the Dream's on Me Tony Bennett Forty Years: The Artistry Of Tony Bennett
One for My Baby Keely Smith Keely Swings Basie-Style With Strings
Midnight Sun Jo Stafford Jo + Jazz
Tangerine Nat King Cole Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
Days of Wine and Roses Wayne Newton Danke Schoen/Red Roses For A Blue Lady
Moon River Andy Williams Moon River: The Very Best Of Andy Williams
It Had Better Be Tonight Lena Horne Ultra-Lounge: Wild, Cool & Swingin' Too!
That Old Black Magic Shirley Horn Get Happy: The Harold Arlen Centennial Celebration