ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer: [broadcast version]

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Title
ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer: [broadcast version]
Names
Rhodes, Roger (Donor)
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 (Interviewee)
Adams, Stanley (Performer)
Collection

ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2837
Topics
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 -- Friends and associates
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976
Lyricists -- United States
Musicals -- Writing and publishing
Popular music -- Writing and publishing -- United States
Composers -- United States
Radio programs
Genres
Radio programs
Radio interviews
Interviews
Notes
Performers: Introduction by Stanley Adams.
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.) available in *LDC 45120, tracks 1-7.
Acquisition: Gift; Roger Rhodes; 2007.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection, *L(Special) 07-11.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (31 min.) : analog, stereo. ; 7 in.
Description
Broadcast version of an interview with American composer Johnny Mercer. Mercer speaks about his career as a composer, songwriter, lyricist, performer and businessman. He discusses such topics as his childhood in Savannah, Georgia, Broadway and Hollywood achievements, and partnerships with colleagues. He also talks about the craft of lyric writing, his views on the music of today, and musical influences.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 457074242
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18158961
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dd79acd0-764b-0136-36d5-09cb435fb384
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/872503e0-c35d-0133-593f-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/872503e0-c35d-0133-593f-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/872503e0-c35d-0133-593f-60f81dd2b63c

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ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer