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 426-448 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C7880 10-in. 6/24/1931 Honeysuckle rose Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal trio lyricist  
Brunswick C7914 10-in. 7/27/1931 It’s you! Jimmie Noone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick XC7983 12-in. 8/31/1931 Acme Quality Paint and Varnish program F, pt. 1 Unidentified performer(s) (Brunswick Records) Radio transcription disc composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C1788-C1789 10-in. 3/24/1928 Louisiana Ruth Muse Female vocal solo, with piano, violin, and cello lyricist  
Brunswick BIRM778 10-in. 11/12/1928 Ham and eggs Bessemer Sunset Four Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Brunswick TCL1468 10-in. 3/27/1931 Ain’t misbehavin’ Boswell Sisters Female vocal trio lyricist  
Edison 9705 10-in. 9/12/1924 Hot tamale baby Andy Razaf Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Edison 10997 10-in. 5/20/1926 She belongs to me Beth Challis Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 11161 10-in. 8/11/1926 She belongs to me Harold Stern Hotel Belleclaire Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 11980 10-in. 10/24/1927 My special friend (Is back in town) Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18570 10-in. 6/7/1928 Dusky stevedore Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Edison 18696 10-in. 8/31/1928 Take your to-morrow (And give me to-day) Melville Morris ; Piccadilly Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Edison 19045 10-in. 2/13/1929 Guess who's in town? Al Friedman Orchestra ; Tommy Weir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 19189 10-in. 5/13/1929 S'posin' Phil Spitalny's Music Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Edison 19263 10-in. 6/19/1929 S'posin' J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 19348 10-in. 9/18/1929 Perhaps King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-293 10-in. 6/7/1928 Dusky stevedore Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Edison N-736 10-in. 2/13/1929 Guess who's in town? Al Friedman Orchestra ; Tommy Weir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-893 10-in. 5/13/1929 S'posin' Phil Spitalny's Music Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Edison N-968 10-in. 6/19/1929 S'posin' J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-1115 10-in. 9/6/1929 Perhaps Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison N-1136 10-in. 9/18/1929 Perhaps King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Gramophone 0EA6384 10-in. 8/21/1938 Ain't misbehavin' Fats Waller and his Rhythm Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
(Results 426-448 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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