Monday, June 7, 2010

Quote: Johnny Mercer

"I could eat alphabet soup and shit better lyrics."
-  Johnny Mercer (1909 - 1976), American lyricist, songwriter and singer, on a British musical.

(Mercer wrote the lyrics to more than fifteen hundred songs, including compositions for movies and Broadway shows. He received nineteen Academy Award nominations, and won four. He was also a co-founder of Capitol Records).

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