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

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-57067 10-in. 11/6/1929 The way I feel today McKinney's Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-57133 10-in. 11/4/1929 Hawaiian love bird Pietro's Blue Horse Tavern Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and whistling lyricist  
Victor BVE-57170 10-in. 11/25/1929 My fate Is in your hands Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-57190 10-in. 12/4/1929 My fate is in your hands Fats Waller Piano solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-57539 10-in. 11/14/1929 My fate is in your hands Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-58544 10-in. 1/31/1930 Words can't express McKinney's Cotton Pickers ; George Thomas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-58546 10-in. 2/3/1930 Honeysuckle rose McKinney's Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-58575 10-in. 2/14/1930 Gone Frank Luther ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-58621 10-in. 1/24/1930 Blue, turning grey over you Burt Lorin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-59122 10-in. 1/27/1930 My man o' war Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-59123 10-in. 1/27/1930 Electrician blues Lizzie Miles Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-59140 10-in. 2/3/1930 Zonky McKinney's Cotton Pickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-59678 10-in. 4/8/1930 The verdict is life (with you) Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-59693 10-in. 4/11/1930 My gal is good for nothing but love Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BVE-62286 10-in. 6/25/1930 On revival day Johnny Johnson ; Port Lodge Orchestra ; Billy Scott Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and trio composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-63361 10-in. 10/2/1930 That Lindy hop Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-63362 10-in. 10/2/1930 You're lucky to me Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-63363 10-in. 10/2/1930 Memories of you Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-63371 10-in. 10/6/1930 My handy man ain't handy no more Edith Wilson Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor ABRC-68236 10-in. 6/11/1931 When I can't be with you Fred Armstrong and his Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-68897 10-in. 4/14/1931 Mary Jane Henry Busse Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BRC-69025 10-in. 5/8/1931 Misery Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-69607 10-in. 5/13/1931 Nina Wooding’s Grand Central Red Caps Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-69636 10-in. 5/21/1931 Dip your brush in sunshine (And keep on painting away) Wally Ashby ; Memphis Ramblers ; Snooks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-69683 10-in. 6/3/1931 Thumpin' 'n' bumpin' Eubie Blake’s Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 26-50 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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