Andy Razaf

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 16, 1895 (Washington, D.C.), Died February 3, 1973 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, vocalist, ukulele

Notes: Also listed as "Crooning Andy and his Ukulele."

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 148791 10-in. 7/6/1929 Ain't misbehavin' Jerry Mason and his Californians [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148794 10-in. 7/10/1929 Won'tcha? Eddie Walters Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]148817 10-in. 7/16/1929 Ain't misbehavin' Sammy Fain Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W148889 10-in. 8/17/1929 The world's greatest sweetheart is you Johnny Morris ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148905 10-in. 8/20/1929 Ain't misbehavin' Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W148912 10-in. 8/21/1929 Perhaps Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148923 10-in. 8/24/1929 Black dog blues Mary Dixon Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, guitar, and piano lyricist  
Columbia 148927 10-in. 8/26/1929 Perhaps Sam Lanin Orchestra ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W148972 10-in. 9/4/1929 Breath and breeches Clara Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet, trombone, and piano lyricist  
Columbia W149013 10-in. 9/18/1929 Perhaps Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149064 10-in. 9/27/1929 Perhaps Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149100 10-in. 10/5/1929 Ain't misbehavin' George Bias Male vocal solo, with violin and piano lyricist  
Columbia W149183 10-in. 10/25/1929 My fate is in your hands Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]149404 10-in. 11/11/1929 My fate is in your hands Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149469 10-in. 11/4/1929 My fate is in your hands Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W149628 10-in. 12/30/1929 The language of love Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149641 10-in. 11/26/1929 (You'll always be) Welcome Art Gillham Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149665 10-in. 12/3/1929 Zonky Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]149707 10-in. 12/10/1929 My fate is in your hands Paul Small Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Columbia W149774 10-in. 1/16/1930 Blue, turning grey over you Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia 149775 10-in. 1/17/1930 Blue, turning grey over you Barney Trimble and his Oklahomans [Lou Gold Orchestra] ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149932 10-in. 1/29/1930 Gone Charlie Lawman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W149950 10-in. 1/31/1930 (What did I do to be so) Black and blue? Mills Merry Makers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W149951 10-in. 1/31/1930 How could I be blue? Jimmie Johnson ; Clarence Williams Piano duet, with dialogue songwriter  
Columbia [W]149960 10-in. 2/4/1930 Baby, it upsets me so Lena Wilson Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano lyricist  
(Results 226-250 of 448 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Razaf, Andy," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105535.

Razaf, Andy. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105535.

"Razaf, Andy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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