ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer, [unedited version]

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Title
ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer, [unedited version]
Names
Rhodes, Roger (Donor)
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 (Interviewee)
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Contributor)
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 2840
Topics
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 -- Friends and associates
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976
Lyricists -- United States
Songs
Radio programs
Popular music -- Writing and publishing -- United States
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.) available in *LDC 45121, tracks 1-11.
Acquisition: Gift; Roger Rhodes; 2007.
Content: Forms part of the ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection, *L(Special) 07-11.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 2 sound tape reels (48 min.) : analog, stereo. ; 7 in.
Description
Original unedited interview with the legendary American lyricist Johnny Mercer. Mercer speaks about his career as a songwriter and lyricist. He talks about his favorite songwriters, what inspired hit songs like Jeepers Creepers and Lazybones, and what being a Southerner means to him. He discusses such topics as his childhood in Savannah, Georgia, partnerships with colleagues, the craft of lyric writing, and his views on contemporary songwriting and young songwriters, who start their careers in this field.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 458579446
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18162055
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fd7127b0-73e1-0136-17fa-75dc799e96cd
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer, [unedited version]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9910a5f0-c35d-0133-2372-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer, [unedited version]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9910a5f0-c35d-0133-2372-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer, [unedited version] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9910a5f0-c35d-0133-2372-60f81dd2b63c

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ASCAP radio interview with Johnny Mercer, [unedited version]