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JOHNNY MERCER and the Pied Pipers Goofus / The Hills of California

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Forgotten Music on 78 RPM Records   S3productions started 5-21-17

JOHNNY MERCER and the Pied Pipers    Goofus / The Hills of California

Paul Weston and his Orchestra

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Composers Kahn , Harold, King


"Goofus" is a 1930 popular song with music written by Wayne King and William Harold and lyrics by Gus Kahn.


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Composers Robert Hayward – Robert Staver



The new film Gangster Squad uses the song “The Hills of California” as performed by Johnny Mercer and the Pied Pipers. This song was written in 1947 by Robert Hayward and Robert Staver. This marks the first time this song will be used in film and television.


Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer. Mercer was also a co-founder of Capitol Records, and friends with the founder of then Capitol Songs (now Criterion Music Corp.) Michael H. Goldsen.