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 151-175 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-043346 10-in. 11/3/1939 It's you who taught it to me Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-044031 10-in. 10/20/1939 Peach Tree Street Sterling Bose ; Delta Rhythm Band ; Bob Zurke Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-044597 10-in. 1/12/1940 Swinga-dilla Street Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-044601 10-in. 1/12/1940 Black Maria Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-044602 10-in. 1/12/1940 Mighty fine Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band ensemble with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-045941 10-in. 1/16/1940 I was a fool to let you go Deep River Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-045943 10-in. 1/16/1940 A bird in the hand Deep River Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-047702 10-in. 2/26/1940 On Revival Day Ford Leary Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047985 10-in. 3/21/1940 A lover's lullaby Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-049022 10-in. 3/18/1940 Make believe danceland Ozzie Nelson Orchestra ; Rose Ann Stevens Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet songwriter  
Victor BS-050564 10-in. 5/13/1940 A lover's lullaby Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-051870 10-in. 7/16/1940 Stayin' at home Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-055298 10-in. 2/20/1941 Honeysuckle rose Lou Bring ; Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-057726 10-in. 11/20/1940 S'posin' Dolores Brown ; Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-071759 10-in. 2/2/1942 Mound Bayou LEVINE (Henry) and his STRICTLY FROM DIXIE JAZZ BAND Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-074384 10-in. 6/1/1942 Ain't misbehavin' (I'm savin' my love for you) Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-074798 10-in. 7/31/1942 Massachussetts Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor D4AB-0344 10-in. 12/15/1944 Honeysuckle rose Roosevelt Sykes Male vocal solo, with drums, electric guitar, and piano lyricist  
Victor D6VB-3039 10-in. 10/9/1946 Me go where you go, amigo Rosalie Allen ; Black River Riders Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D7VB-0477 10-in. 2/28/1947 S'posin' Dennis Day Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1689 10" 10/7/1947 Memories of you Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D7VB-1720 10" 10/13/1947 Find out what they like (and how they like it) Pat Flowers ; Rhythm (Pat Flowers) Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet songwriter  
Victor D8VB-3457 10-in. 12/31/1948 Honeysuckle rose Rose Murphy Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-425[a] 10-in. 10/10/1929 My fate is in your hands Howard Phillips Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1925-04-27-02] 10-in. 4/27/1925 Give me just a little bit of your love Andy Razaf Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
(Results 151-175 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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