Fri., July 17, 2009 10:31am (EDT)

Johnny and Me
By Orlando Montoya
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Updated: 5 years ago

SAVANNAH, Ga.  —  
Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta
Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta
A community theater in Savannah premieres an original musical honoring the city's most famous musician.

"Johnny and Me" looks at the life and music of the prolific songwriter, the late Johnny Mercer.

Differing memories of the sometimes troubled lyricist have led to differing views of the sometimes frank production.