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 (Results 176-200 of 448 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 140174 10-in. 12/10/1924 Anybody here want to try my cabbage? Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano lyricist  
Columbia W140598 10-in. 5/13/1925 Too bad Jim Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 141309 10-in. 11/24/1925 Give me just a little bit Crooning Andy Male vocal solo, with ukulele and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia 141310 10-in. 11/24/1925 Falling for you Crooning Andy Male vocal solo, with ukulele and banjo vocalist, lyricist, instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia 142324 10-in. 6/18/1926 She belongs to me Joe Candullo ; Everglades Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 142329 10-in. 6/21/1926 How could I be blue? Blue Grass Foot Warmers Jazz/dance band, with talk songwriter  
Columbia W142333 10-in. 6/22/1926 Mama stayed out the whole night long Maggie Jones ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142334 10-in. 6/22/1926 He belongs to me Maggie Jones ; Clarence Williams Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142651 10-in. 9/18/1926 My special friend is back in town Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano lyricist  
Columbia W142695 10-in. 9/28/1926 Nobody but my baby is gettin' my love Clarence Williams Band ; Lucille Hegamin Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W142715 10-in. 10/2/1926 Texas man Maggie Jones Female vocal solo ("blues singer") lyricist  
Columbia 143446 10-in. 2/7/1927 Nobody but (My baby is getting my love) University Six ; Hal White Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W144956 10-in. 11/4/1927 Empty arms Andy Razaf Male vocal solo, with piano and organ vocalist  
Columbia W144957 10-in. 11/4/1927 All the world is lonely (For a little blackbird) Andy Razaf Male vocal solo, with piano and organ lyricist, vocalist  
Columbia W145400 10-in. 12/12/1927 Corn and bunion blues Willie Jackson Male vocal solo ("blues singer"), with alto saxophone and piano lyricist  
Columbia W145533 10-in. 1/17/1928 Back in your own back yard Johnny Thompson Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano vocalist  
Columbia W145534 10-in. 1/17/1928 Nobody knows (How much I love you) Johnny Thompson Male vocal solo, with violin,cello, and piano vocalist  
Columbia W145694 10-in. 2/29/1928 When Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W145992 10-in. 4/10/1928 Sweet Emmalina Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146349 10-in. 5/26/1928 My daddy don't do nothin' bad Martha Copeland Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with cornet and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W146398 10-in. 6/5/1928 Explaining J. C. Johnson Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W146399 10-in. 6/5/1928 You'll come back to me J. C. Johnson Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W146554 10-in. 6/18/1928 Dusky stevedore Roy Evans Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 146592 10-in. 6/28/1928 Dusky stevedore Golden Gate Orchestra [California Ramblers] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146871 10-in. 8/21/1928 Lonesome swallow James P. Johnson ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano lyricist  
(Results 176-200 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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