Honeysuckle Rose (song)

"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]

"Honeysuckle Rose"
Published1929 by Santley Bros
Composer(s)Fats Waller
Lyricist(s)Andy Razaf


See also


  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". Archived from the original on July 7, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2011.
  4. Columbia matrix W152324. Honeysuckle Rose / Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra, Discography of American Historical Recordings
  5. "Honeysuckle Rose" sung by Fats Waller in a 1941 Minoco Production soundie (video)
  6. Album Notes by Roy Hemming for Decca Jazz CD Mildred Bailey GRD-644, p. 5.
  7. Cool Cole, The King Cole Trio Story, Proper Records, 2001
  8. King Cole Trio, Transcriptions, Blue Note, 2005.
  9. Nat King Cole, Just Call Him King, le Chant du Monde, 2013.
  10. Lena Horne singing "Honeysuckle Rose" in Thousands Cheer (M-G-M, 1943)

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