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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
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|
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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