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Andy Razaf

voc, 1895-1973 US, Washington, D.C.
Singer / Composer of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Andreamentania Paul Razafkeriefo

American poet, composer, lyricist and occasional singer (born December 16, 1895, Washington, D.C., USA - died February 3, 1973, North Hollywood, California, USA). He began writing songs for nightclub revues in the 1910's, in the 1920's he collaborated with several composers including Eubie Blake and Fats Waller. Some of his Tin Pan Alley hits include "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Honeysuckle Rose" He also collaborated on the Broadway scores for "Keep Shufflin’", "Hot Chocolates" and "Blackbirds of 1930". Inducted into the Songwriter's Hall Of Fame in 1972.

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Honeysuckle rose on Piano Derby by Crazy Otto
Sorry on Milenberg Joys by Various Artists
In the Mood on Modern Art of Music: Shanghai At Night by Jimmy King Band
Ain’t Misbehavin’ on Here Come The Boys - 1925-1932 by Various Artists
Hot Tamale Baby on Jazz & Blues On Edison, Volume 1 by Various Artists
Stompin' At The Savoy on In With The Old by Mark Bramble
Honey Suckle Rose on Harmonica Fantaisie by Trio Raisner
Midnight Cocktail on Jazz Harmonies by Andy Razaf
On Revival Day on From Panama to Harlem by Luis Russell
My Baby on Jazz Harmonies by Andy Razaf

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Two Watermelon SeedsAndy Razaf And J.C. Johnson1928Album
Collegiate / Don't Forget You'll Regret, Day By DayAndy RazafAlbum
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