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 51-75 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-69788 10-in. 11/18/1931 Concentratin' (On you) Blanche Calloway and her Joy Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BRC-70109 10-in. 7/1/1931 When I can't be with you Carolina Dandies Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70179 10-in. 8/20/1931 When you press your lips to mine Ben W. Gordon ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-70625 10-in. 11/24/1931 Concentratin' (On you) Mildred Bailey Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BRC-71275 10-in. 1/25/1932 Glory Gene Kardos Orchestra ; Dick Robertson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BSHQ-72201 10-in. 3/24/1932 Keepin' out of mischief now Coon-Sanders Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-72205 10-in. 3/24/1932 On revival day Coon-Sanders Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and vocal ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BRC-72538 10-in. 5/4/1932 If it ain't love Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BSHQ-72897 10-in. 6/14/1932 If it ain't love Dick Clark Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BSHQ-73150 10-in. 8/3/1932 Lonesome me Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-73306 10-in. 8/18/1932 Oh! you sweet thing Billy Banks Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-74896 10-in. 1/26/1933 He's a son of the South Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75073 10-in. 2/10/1933 He's a son of the South Andy Pendleton Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-75104 10-in. 1/27/1933 Honey, do Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75281 10-in. 2/23/1933 Be ready Four Southern Singers Male vocal quartet, with washboard band lyricist  
Victor BS-75421 10-in. 4/24/1933 Mississippi basin Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75424 10-in. 4/24/1933 Dusky stevedore Louis Armstrong Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75726 10-in. 4/6/1933 My handy man High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75727 10-in. 4/6/1933 My handy man Peggy English Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-75732 10-in. 4/6/1933 Keep your nose out of Mama's business High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-75733 10-in. 4/6/1933 Keep your nose out of Mama's business Harlem Hannah and her Hot Boys Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76153 10-in. 5/18/1933 Mississippi basin Bert Lown Orchestra ; Eddie Farley Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-76794 10-in. 8/28/1933 Ain't-cha glad? Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-77204 10-in. 12/5/1933 Sittin' up waitin' for you Red Ingle ; Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-77280 10-in. 12/9/1933 Lonesome ghost blues Charlie McFadden Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer  
(Results 51-75 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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