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 126-150 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-014647 10-in. 10/7/1937 A hopeless love affair Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-014650 10-in. 10/7/1937 Jealous of me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-023222 10-in. 5/13/1938 Sweet and tender Bon Bon ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-023594 10-in. 6/17/1938 We, the people Jan Savitt ; Three Toppers ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BS-023764 10-in. 7/1/1938 Fair and square Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-023765 10-in. 7/1/1938 We, the people Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-023770 10-in. 7/1/1938 Fair and square Burt Shaw ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-024055 10-in. 7/18/1938 Yes suh! Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-025475 10-in. 9/14/1938 I had to do it Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-027943 10-in. 10/19/1938 Who's afraid of the bogie man? Bob Ballin ; Rennie McEvoy Male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-028133 10-in. 10/20/1938 Alexander's back in town Peg LaCentra ; Jerry Sears Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-028136 10-in. 10/20/1938 Big mouth Minnie Peg LaCentra ; Jerry Sears Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-028137 10-in. 10/20/1938 Blue grass Peg LaCentra ; Jerry Sears Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-030368 10-in. 12/7/1938 The spider and the fly Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-030369 10-in. 12/7/1938 Patty cake, patty cake (Baker man) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-030765 10-in. 12/27/1938 Dream caravan Joel Livingston ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-031531 10-in. 1/19/1939 You out-smarted yourself Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-033759 10-in. 2/24/1939 Simple Simon Elisse Cooper ; Eddie De Lange Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BS-035031 10-in. 3/15/1939 Patty cake, patty cake (Baker man) Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Kathleen Lane Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-035562 10-in. 4/5/1939 S'posin' Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-035770 10-in. 4/19/1939 S'posin' Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-036965 10-in. 5/18/1939 Ain't I good to you Don Redman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-038209 10-in. 6/28/1939 Wait and see Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-041528 10-in. 8/10/1939 (When you) Squeeze me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-042247 10-in. 11/13/1939 In the mood Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
(Results 126-150 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105535

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