Silva Screen release the soundtrack to the documentary, The Dream’s On Me, celebrating the centenary of the birth of American songwriter Johnny Mercer on November 30th. Presented by Clint Eastwood and produced by TCM, it features a host of stars performing and talking about this magisterial composer. In the meantime the celebrations kick-off on Radio 2 this Friday (November 13th) with a night devoted to his work. At 19:00 there’s a documentary, Pardon My Southern Accent, presented by Clarke Peters. At 19:30 Friday Night Is Music Night devotes a live performance from the Mermaid Theatre to his craft. Artists performing include Curtis Stigers, Ruthie Henshall and the 70 piece BBC Concert Orchestra. At 21:15 Barry Manilow explores his wonderful way with words on Manilow And Mercer.