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Come Rain or Come Shine:

A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University Library
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

May 1999



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created from electronic source, May 2012
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Clines, Susan
Title:Come Rain or Come Shine collection
Dates: 1997
Quantity: 1 folder
Abstract:One folder, containing one copy of the script, three programs, and one review of the Los Angeles production Come Rain or Come Shine.
Identification: M152
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Collection

This collection consists of a copy of the script, three programs, and a review of this production from the Los Angeles Times of December 10, 1997. The script, which was written by Susan Clines and Michael Feinstein, includes biographical anecdotes, stories about Mercer and his collaborators, and discussions of Mercer's unique abilities as a lyricist. In addition to a list of the songs performed, the program provides a short biography of Mercer with photographs, and biographical sketches of each of the performers. The review by Don Heckman mentions particularly the fine performances of "I Thought About You," "Spring, Spring, Spring," "Midnight Sun," and "Moon River."


Production Note

Come Rain or Come Shine: The Song of Johnny Mercer was a show produced by the Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum of the Los Angeles Music Center on December 8, 1997. Directed by Gordon Hunt and produced by Susan Clines, the production featured more than twenty well-known performers, including Alan Bergman, Michael Feinstein, John Pizzarelli, and Margaret Whiting. The show highlighted the works of the lyricist Johnny Mercer with performances of almost forty of his best-known songs.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976
Lyricists--United States
Popular music--United States
scripts (documents)
theater programs

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Come Rain or Come Shine Collection, M152, Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Susan Clines, December 19, 1997.

Processing Information

Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro, April 7, 1998; revised May 1999.


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