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 alsoEdit


  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)