|Colorful azaleas are famous in Savannah, |
especially each spring, near Easter annually.
Johnny Mercer is the songwriter who wrote the mellow lyrics "The Summer Wind", "Days of Wine and Roses", and talking about "my huckleberry friend" in "Moon River". He wrote rousing lyrics, too, like "Hooray for Hollywood" (among thousand more songs!). Johnny Mercer was co-founder of Capitol Records. His benevolent legacy continues through the Johnny Mercer Foundation, and locally through Friends of Johnny Mercer.
You can visit the grave of this "mellow fellow" in Bonaventure Cemetery, and his bronze statue in Ellis Square.
MELLOW SAVANNAH, GEORGIA USA
Yes, there is so much about Savannah that is mellow, too! Delicate, savory, soft, soothing, sweet, aged are synonyms to begin this thought.