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.
Renditions [ edit ]
Fletcher Henderson (1932) 
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, Stéphane Grappelli and others (1937)
Earl Hines (1937)
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 - (recorded live January 16, 1938, originally released in 1950) Featuring solos by The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert 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  
Lena Horne – In musical film (M-G-M, 1943) Thousands Cheer 
Marlene Dietrich performed it as part of her repertoire in many live concerts.  
Bing Crosby recorded the song in 1954 for use on his  radio show and it was subsequently included in the box set The Bing Crosby CBS Radio Recordings (1954-56) issued by Mosaic Records (catalog MD7-245) in 2009. 
Stan Getz recorded it with a octet on for Verve Records in 1958 Imported from Europe
Nell Carter and others in Broadway musical (1978) Ain't Misbehavin'   Susie Arioli on the album Pennies From Heaven (2002) 
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
"Songwriters Hall of Fame - Andy Razaf Exhibit" . Retrieved . June 26, 2011
Gioia, Ted (2012). The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 144. ISBN 9780199937394.
"Grammy Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on July 7, 2015 . Retrieved . June 26, 2011
Columbia matrix W152324. Honeysuckle Rose / Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra, Discography of American Historical Recordings
"Honeysuckle Rose" sung by Fats Waller in a 1941 Minoco Production soundie (video)
^ Album Notes by Roy Hemming for Decca Jazz CD Mildred Bailey GRD-644, p. 5.
^ Cool Cole, The King Cole Trio Story, Proper Records, 2001
^ King Cole Trio, Transcriptions, Blue Note, 2005.
^ Nat King Cole, Just Call Him King, le Chant du Monde, 2013.
Lena Horne singing "Honeysuckle Rose" in Thousands Cheer (M-G-M, 1943)
Marlene Dietrich singing "Honeysuckle Rose" in a live concert
Marlene Dietrich recordings of "Honeysuckle Rose" at allmusic.com
"A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby . Retrieved . December 3, 2017
"allmusic.com". allmusic.com . Retrieved . December 3, 2017
Ain't Misbehavin' (musical) - song list at IBDB
Original Broadway Cast Recording at AllMusic.com Ain't Misbehavin
AllMusic: Susie Arioli Swing Band ft. Jordan Officer - Pennies From Heaven
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