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Johnny Mercer

They Write the Songs, Series 2 Episode 5 of 10

Barry Manilow continues to celebrate the lives and work of great songwriters.

This week he looks at the life and work of a musical colossus. A man who wrote an unimaginable number of hit songs over a 40 year period with numerous composers and did it without any formal musical training - Johnny Mercer.

The music includes That Old Black Magic, I Remember You, Goody Goody, Too Marvellous For Words, Skylark and Moon River.

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57 minutes

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Tue 5 Aug 2014 23:00