Johnny Mercer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 18, 1909

Death Date

Jun 25, 1976

Age of Death

66 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Jun 25, 1976

Profession

Songwriter

The songwriter Johnny Mercer died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Songwriter whose hits included “Fools Rush In” and “Jeepers Creepers.” He co-founded Capitol Records.

He was exposed to blues music at an early age, giving him a unique sound among the primarily white songwriters of his age. He was married to chorus girl Ginger Meehan on June 8, 1931, and the couple had two children together.

Quotes

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“That old black magic has me in its spell, That old black magic that you weave so well; Icy fingers up and down my spine, The same old witchcraft when your eyes meet mine.” (Johnny Mercer)

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“Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew. Everything was ours; how happy we were then, but then once upon a time never comes again.” (Johnny Mercer)

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“We’re drinking my friend, To the end of a brief episode, Make it one for my baby, And one more for the road.” (Johnny Mercer)

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“You must have been a beautiful baby, ‘Cos baby just look at you now.” (Johnny Mercer)

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“Days of wine and roses laugh and run away, like a child at play.” (Johnny Mercer)