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 101-125 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-0233 10-in. 8/21/1936 William Tell Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with piano solo and male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-0339 10-in. 9/9/1936 S'posin Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-0541 10-in. 9/24/1936 Milkmen's matinee Barnet Modernaires ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-02112 10-in. 10/8/1936 Please don't talk about my man Amanda Randolph Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-02137 10-in. 10/13/1936 You're ev'rything sweet Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-02195 10-in. 10/22/1936 You're ev'rything sweet Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-02522 10-in. 10/11/1936 You're everything sweet Harry Blair ; Washboard Wonders Washboard band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03237 10-in. 11/17/1936 Keepin' out of mischief Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-03700 10-in. 12/10/1936 Nero Tempo King ; Kings of Tempo ; Queenie Ada Rubin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03840 10-in. 12/24/1936 Havin' a ball Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-03845 10-in. 12/24/1936 Nero Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-04327 10-in. 1/27/1937 I can't break the habit of you Dolly Dawn and her Dawn Patrol Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-04357 10-in. 2/1/1937 Nero Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-04950 10-in. 2/22/1937 I can't break the habit of you Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-06413 10-in. 3/18/1937 Cryin' mood Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-06849 10-in. 4/8/1937 Cryin' mood Clarence Williams’ Washboard Band ; William Cooley Washboard band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-07749 10-in. 4/9/1937 San Anton' Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-07750 10-in. 4/9/1937 San Anton' Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor CS-07755 12-in. 4/9/1937 Honeysuckle rose Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-07803 10-in. 4/15/1937 The milkman's matinee Clambake Seven ; Tommy Dorsey ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-010206 10-in. 5/17/1937 San Anton' Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-010649 10-in. 6/11/1937 Lost love Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-011087 10-in. 7/9/1937 Sticks and stones (Will break my heart) Jimmy Ray Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-014296 10-in. 9/17/1937 Ain't misbehavin' Boots and his Buddies ; Cora Woods Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-014646 10-in. 10/7/1937 The joint is jumping Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 101-125 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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