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Honeysuckle Rose (song)

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Written  1929
Lyricist(s)  Andy Razaf
Composer(s)  Fats Waller

"Honeysuckle Rose" is a 1929 song composed by Fats Waller with lyrics by Andy Razaf. It was introduced in the 1929 Off-Broadway revue "Load of Coal" at Connie's Inn as a soft-shoe dance number. Waller's 1934 recording was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.

Notable recordings

  • Fats Waller (1934), (1937) and (1941)
  • Mildred Bailey (1935), Mildred Bailey and Her Alley Cats (Parlophone R 2201, England)
  • Count Basie (1937)
  • Coleman Hawkins, with Benny Carter, Django Reinhardt, St├ęphane Grappelli and others (1937)
  • Earl Hines (1937)
  • The Hot Sardines on their debut album released in 2014
  • Louis Armstrong (1938), Satch Plays Fats (1955, Columbia Records)
  • Fats Waller, with Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden (recorded live October 1938, and released on Striding in Dixieland [Folkways Records FW02816 / FJ S2816] in 1981)
  • Benny Goodman - The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert (recorded live January 16, 1938, originally released in 1950) Featuring solos by Benny Goodman, Harry James, Lester Young, Buck Clayton, Count Basie, Johnny Hodges and Harry Carney.
  • The King Cole Trio, March 14, 1941, April 11, 1946, July 2, 1947
  • Don Partridge (2005)
  • References

    Honeysuckle Rose (song) Wikipedia