Johnny Mercer centennial.
- BBC4 will be showing the documentary Clint Eastwood Presents Johnny Mercer - The Dream's On Me on Easter Sunday (April 4th) at 9:25PM. Marking the 100th anniversary of the composer's birth, the film celebrates one of the most important musical figures of the 20th century and this transmission will include extra archive interview footage. The writer of over 1,700 songs that include standards such as Moon River, That Old Black Magic, One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) and The Summer Wind is celebrated in the soundtrack to the film which features a galaxy of stars including Bono, Barbra Streisand, Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald.
The Music of the Stars will be featuring Johnny Mercer's music in April.