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Vince Brennan
11-18-2009, 03:08 PM
Nov 18 1909. The 100th birthday for a true American musical genius.

"One more for the road".

Paul Pless
11-18-2009, 03:37 PM
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Cuyahoga Chuck
11-18-2009, 03:48 PM
"Save the bones for Henry Jones
'Cause Henry don't eat no meat."

Rob Hazard
11-18-2009, 08:54 PM
I can't count the times I've discovered that some song I've loved since I was a kid was penned by Johnny Mercer.

Vince Brennan
11-18-2009, 09:10 PM
'Cept for "Georgia". There's a featurette on Mercer where he explains that to Ray Charles... one of the few times I've seen Charles look really suprized.