[Dixielandjazz] Johnny Mercer (was "Emily")

Bill Horton horton4jaz@earthlink.net
Sun, 18 Aug 2002 12:11:41 -0700

Don Ingle wrote:
"While it was
no Billboard hit, it was a winning, if posthumously, addition to the Mercer
Songbook -- a bittersweet tune called "I hate to see October Come."
Yes -- Mr. Mercer's contributions ranks high on my list of songs that share
a story with taste and simplicity. "

Claudette Stone's vocal on this with the Mardi Gras JB is absolutely
fantastic! Don't know of another band who does it, but if you have a soulful
singer you should look into it.

Bill Horton