1987 Award and Induction Ceremony



Johnny Mercer Award

Jerry Herman

Jerry Herman first burst upon the Broadway scene as the young creator of music and lyrics for "Milk and Honey," a successful musical which later was nominated for both a Tony and a Grammy Award. The phenomenal "Hello Dolly" came next in 1964, resulting not only in a Tony Award… more


Abe Olman Publisher Award

Lou Levy


Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award

Jerry Wexler

Jerry Wexler, once cited by industry chronicler Bill Gavin as "Record Executive of the Year" for three years running, might well qualify as record man of the modern era of contemporary music. He may also very well have enjoyed the longest running career as an active record producer, having been… more