Honeysuckle Rose (song)

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"Honeysuckle Rose"
Written 1929
Composer(s) Fats Waller
Lyricist(s) Andy Razaf
Recorded by Fats Waller, Mildred Bailey, Count Basie, Coleman Hawkins, Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, King Cole Trio, Thelonious Monk, Willie Nelson, Eva Cassidy, John Dankworth, Erroll Garner, Lena Horne, Anita O'Day, Jane Monheit

"Honeysuckle Rose" is a 1929 song composed by Fats Waller with lyrics by Andy Razaf.[1] It was introduced in the 1929 Off-Broadway revue "Load of Coal" at Connie's Inn as a soft-shoe dance number.[2] Waller's 1934 recording was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.[3]

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  1. ^ "Songwriters Hall of Fame - Andy Razaf Exhibit". Retrieved June 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ Gioia, Ted (2012). The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 144. ISBN 9780199937394. 
  3. ^ "Grammy Hall of Fame". Retrieved June 26, 2011. 
  4. ^ Album Notes by Roy Hemming for Decca Jazz CD Mildred Bailey GRD-644, p. 5.
  5. ^ The Hot Sardines
  6. ^ Cool Cole, The King Cole Trio Story, Proper Records, 2001
  7. ^ King Cole Trio, Transcriptions, Blue Note, 2005.
  8. ^ Nat King Cole, Just Call Him King, le Chant du Monde, 2013.

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