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1946 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 1946.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 1946 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]

January[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Jan. 1946 Gene Autry Good Old Fashioned Hoedown / Silver Spurs Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Harlemesque BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Miss Betty's Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
Roy Milton and His Solid Senders R.M. Blues / Rhythm Cocktail BluesJump Blues Juke Box Los Angeles, CA

February[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Feb. 1946 Merl Lindsay and His Oklahoma Night Riders Shimmy Shakin' Daddy / Please Don't Turn Your Back on Me CountryWestern Swing 4 Star Oklahoma City, OK

March[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Mar. 1946 Jay McShann and the Sextet Hootie Boogie / Garfield Avenue Blues JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Mercury Kansas City, MO

Second quarter[edit]

April[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Apr. 1946 Al Clauser and the Oklahomans Why Waste Your Tears On Me / Do You Remember CountryWestern Swing Okla Manito, IL
Gene Autry I Wish I Had Never Met Sunshine / You Only Want Me When You're Lonely Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Caravan / You Ain't Goin' to Heaven No How BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California

May[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

June[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 1946 Floyd Tillman Drivin' Nails in My Coffin / Some Other World CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Boddle-Do-Da-Deet BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California

Third quarter[edit]

July[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

August[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Aug. 1946 The Don Byas Quartet I Found a New Baby / Marie JazzBebop Savoy New York City, NY
Pee Wee Russell Jazz Ensemble Pee Wee Russell Jazz Ensemble JazzDixieland JazzSwingBebopFree Jazz Disc New York City, NY

September[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Sept. 1946 Gene Autry Have I Told You Lately That I Love You / Someday You'll Want Me to Want You Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Breaking My Heart / Tanya BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California

Fourth quarter[edit]

October[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Oct. 1946 Count Basie and His Orchestra Fla-Ga-La-Pa / Mutton-Leg JazzSwing Columbia Kansas City, Missouri
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Dripper's Boogie BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
Oct. 12, 1946 Roy Milton's Sextet Burma Road Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Hamp-Tone Los Angeles, CA

November[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

December[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Dec. 9, 1947 Gene Autry You're Not My Darlin' Anymore / Here's to the Ladies Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA

Unknown[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
1946 Al Clauser and the Oklahomans Barn Dance CountryWestern Swing Okla Manito, IL
1946 Count Basie and His Orchestra Bambo / The Mad Boogie JazzSwing Parlophone Kansas City, Missouri
1946 Count Basie and His Orchestra Blue Skies / The King JazzSwing Columbia Kansas City, Missouri
1946 Count Basie and His Orchestra High Tide / Lazy Lady Blues JazzSwing Columbia Kansas City, Missouri
1946 Count Basie and His Orchestra Patience and Fortitude / The Mad Boogie JazzSwing Columbia Kansas City, Missouri
1946 Count Basie and His Orchestra & Benny Goodman and His Sextet Tippin' on the Q.T. / Liza JazzSwing V Disc Kansas City, Missouri
1946 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra & Count Basie and His Orchestra Old Manuscript / Frantic Fantasy JazzSwing Columbia Kansas City, Missouri
1946 Floyd Tillman Go Out and Find Somebody New / Sign on the Dotted Line CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
1946 Gene Autry Cowboy Blues / Gallivantin' Galveston Gal Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1946 Gene Autry Wave to Me, My Lady / Over and Over Again Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1946 Gene Autry You Laughed and I Cried / Ages and Ages Ago Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1946 Jay McShann and the Sextet Voodoo Woman Blues / Bucktown Boogie JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Mercury Kansas City, MO
1946 Jay McShann and the Sextet Shipyard Woman Blues / Crown Prince Boogie JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Mercury Kansas City, MO
1946 Jay McShann and the Sextet I Want a Little Girl / Jimtown Boogie JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Mercury Kansas City, MO
1946 Jay McShann and the Sextet Roll On Katy / Ernestine JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Mercury Kansas City, MO
1946 Roy Milton Rainey Day Confession Blues BluesJump Blues Roy Milton
1946 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders It Should Never Have Been This Way / Red Light BluesJump Blues Specialty
1946 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders Mr. Fine / Milton's Boogie BluesJump Blues Specialty
1946 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders Them There Eyes / Little Blue Boy BluesJump Blues Roy Milton
1946 Roy Milton's Sextet To Be Alone Blues / I'll Always Be in Love with You BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Hamp-Tone Los Angeles, CA