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 76-100 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-77811 10-in. 9/12/1933 Shoutin' in the amen corner Williams' Washboard Band Washboard band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-77819 10-in. 9/12/1933 Shoutin' in the amen corner Tinsley's Washboard Band Washboard band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-78062 10-in. 10/2/1933 Ain't-cha glad? Ernie Holst ; Hotel Lexington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81093 10-in. 1/23/1934 Hotcha razz-ma-tazz Cab Calloway ; Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-81327 10-in. 1/26/1934 Leaving me JImmie Lunceford Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-82526 10-in. 5/16/1934 A porter's love song to a chambermaid Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-82570 10-in. 5/31/1934 I never slept a wink last night Frances Hunt ; Vincent Lopez ; St. Regis Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-83601 10-in. 7/19/1934 If you can't get five take two Peggy Johnson and her Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-83699 10-in. 8/17/1934 Georgia May Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84272 10-in. 9/14/1934 How can you face me? George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Loretta Lee Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-84418 10-in. 9/28/1934 How can you face me? Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk lyricist  
Victor BS-84921 10-in. 11/7/1934 Honeysuckle rose Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-89543 10-in. 4/10/1935 Honeysuckle rose Joe Haymes Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-92267 10-in. 6/14/1935 Honeysuckle rose Adrian and His Tap Room Gang Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-92580 10-in. 7/9/1935 Ain't misbehavin' Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Jack Teagarden Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-94137 10-in. 8/26/1935 Lovely Liza Lee Bernard Addison and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-99161 10-in. 2/16/1936 Stop that dog (He's goin' mad) Hotel Charlotte Orchestra ; Bob Pope ; Dixie Lee Sothern Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-99725 10-in. 2/28/1936 Christopher Columbus Don Darcy ; Louis King Garcia Swing Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-101190 10-in. 4/8/1936 Christopher Columbus Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-101672 10-in. 6/5/1936 Big Chief De Sota Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-101864 10-in. 5/25/1936 Big Chief De Sota Sterling Bose ; Al Bowlly ; Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BS-102345 10-in. 7/7/1936 How can you face me? Connie McLean Rhythm Orchestra ; Chubby Wright Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-102407 10-in. 8/3/1936 Make believe ball room Barnet Modernaires ; Charlie Barnet ; Glen Island Casino Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-102752 10-in. 6/21/1936 Big Chief De Sota Bob Pope Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-085 10-in. 8/31/1936 Make believe ballroom Barry McKinley ; Ruby Newman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 76-100 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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