The Songs

All music by Thomas “Fats” Waller, unless otherwise noted.

 

ACT I

Ain’t Misbehavin’ (1929)

Music by Thomas Waller and Harry Brooks; Lyrics by Andy Razaf

 

Lookin’ Good but Feelin’ Bad (1929)

Lyrics by Lester A. Santly

 

‘T Ain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do (1922)

(The first song recorded by Fats Waller)

Music and Lyrics by Porter Grainger and Everett Robbins; Add’l Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz

 

Honeysuckle Rose (1929)

Lyrics by Andy Razaf

 

Squeeze Me (1925)

Lyrics by Clarence Williams

 

Handful of Keys (1933)

Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz

 

I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling (1929)

Music by Thomas Waller and Harry Link; Lyrics by Billy Rose

 

How Ya Baby (1938)

Lyrics by J.C. Johnson

 

Jitterbug Waltz (1942)

Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.

 

The Ladies Who Sing with the Band (1943)

Lyrics by George Marion, Jr.

 

Yacht Club Swing (1938)

Music by Thomas Waller and Herman Autrey; Lyrics by J.C. Johnson

 

When the Nylons Bloom Again (1943)

Lyrics by George Marion, Jr.

 

Cash for Your Trash (1942)

Lyrics by Ed Kirkeby

 

Off-Time (1929)

Music by Thomas Waller and Harry Brooks; Lyrics by Andy Razaf

 

The Joint is Jumpin’ (1938)

Lyrics by Andy Razaf and J.C. Johnson

 

 

ACT II

Spreadin’ Rhythm Around (1935)

Music by Jimm McHugh; Lyrics by Ted Koehler; Add’l Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.

 

Lounging at the Waldorf (1936)

Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.

 

The Viper’s Drag (1934); The Reefer Song (Traditional)

 

Mean to Me (1929)

Music and Lyrics by Roy Turl and Fred E. Ahlert

 

Your Feet’s Too Big (1936)

Music and Lyrics by Ada Benson and Fred Fisher

 

That Ain’t Right (1943)

Music and Lyrics by Nat “King” Cole; Add’l Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz

 

Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now (1932)

Lyrics by Andy Razaf

 

Find Out What They Like (1929)

Lyrics by Andy Razaf

 

Fat and Greasy (1936)

Music and Lyrics by Harry Porter Grainger and Charlie Johnson

 

Black and Blue (1929)

Music by Thomas Waller and Harry Brooks; Lyrics by Andy Razaf

 

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (1939)

Music by Fred E. Ahler; Lyrics by Joe Young

 

Two Sleepy People (1938)

Music by Hoagy Carmichael; Lyrics by Frank Loesser

 

I’ve Got my Fingers Crossed (1935)

Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Ted Koehler

 

Can’t Give You Anything but Love (1928)

Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

 

It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie (1933)

Music and Lyrics by Billy Mayhew