Friday, Jan. 23, 2009

The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer

My mama done tol' me this is the centenary of pop music's great vernacular poet. To ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive, Robert Kimball has compiled Mercer's oeuvre, plenty for a year's worth of sing-alongs. "Jeepers Creepers," "Moon River," "One for My Baby" ... O.K., your turn.