Andy Razaf (December 16, 1895 – February 3, 1973) was an African-American poet, composer and lyricist of such well-known songs as "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Honeysuckle Rose".
Birth and Death Data: Born December 16th, 1895 (Washington, D.C.), Died February 3rd, 1973 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, vocalist, ukulele
Notes: Also listed as "Crooning Andy and his Ukulele."
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 416 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-35590||10-in.||7/19/1926||She belongs to me||Ted Weems Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-35757||10-in.||7/9/1926||What kind of love is that?||Margaret Johnson||Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-35759||10-in.||7/9/1926||My man's done done me dirty||Margaret Johnson||Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-36069||10-in.||8/27/1926||Goin' crazy with the blues||Mamie Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-36070||10-in.||8/27/1926||Sweet Virginia blues||Mamie Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-36081||10-in.||8/31/1926||What have you done to make me feel this way||Mamie Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-36082||10-in.||8/31/1926||I once was yours, I'm somebody else's now||Mamie Smith||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-36098||10-in.||9/6/1926||Gwine have bad luck for seven years||Elizabeth Smith||Female vocal solo, with clarinet, cornet, and piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-36986||10-in.||11/30/1926||Nobody but my baby (Is gettin' my love)||Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-43138||10-in.||3/12/1928||When||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-43504||10-in.||3/26/1928||Got everything but you||Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington||Jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-43667||10-in.||4/23/1928||Louisiana||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-45647||10-in.||6/19/1928||Dusky stevedore||Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal duet||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-47538||10-in.||9/20/1928||Dusky stevedore||The Revelers||Male vocal quartet, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-47719||10-in.||10/8/1928||Take your tomorrow (and give me today)||Edwin J. McEnelly Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-51666||10-in.||4/29/1929||S'posin'||Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BRC-53014||10-in.||4/15/1931||Treat me like a baby||Band O’ Sunshine ; Sunny Clapp ; Jeanne Geddes||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-53498||10-in.||7/9/1929||Ain't misbehavin'||Leo Reisman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-53948||10-in.||7/25/1929||Won'tcha?||Park Central Orchestra ; Ben Pollack||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-53968||10-in.||7/30/1929||Ain't misbehavin'||Gene Austin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-53992||10-in.||8/16/1929||S'posin'||Mildred Hunt ; Landt Trio||Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-53997||10-in.||8/20/1929||Perhaps||Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-55928||10-in.||9/20/1929||Sweet Savannah Sue||Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-55929||10-in.||9/20/1929||Ain't misbehavin'||Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-56108||10-in.||8/23/1929||The world's greatest sweetheart is you||Bernie Cummins ; New York Biltmore Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Razaf, Andy," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105535.
Razaf, Andy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105535.
"Razaf, Andy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.
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