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1947 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 1947.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 1947 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]

January[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Jan. 1947 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Last Night Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California

February[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Feb. 1947 Gene Autry Gene Autry's Western Classics - Volume II Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Someday Sweetheart / Yvette BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California

March[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Mar. 8, 1947 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders When I Grow to Old to Dream / Pack Your Sack... Jack BluesJump Blues Specialty

Second quarter[edit]

April[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 1946 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders I'll Always Be in Love with You / Sunny Side of the Street BluesJump Blues Specialty Los Angeles, CA

May[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
May 1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra One O'Clock Boogie / Meet Me at No Special Place (And I'll Be There at No Particular Time) JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers The Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
May 29, 1947 Jay McShann and His Orchestra Please Stop Playing Those Blues, Boy / Barfly Blues JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Mercury Kansas City, MO

June[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 1947 Gene Autry When the Snowbirds Cross the Rockies / The Angel Song Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers The Blues / Blow Mr. Jackson BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California

Third quarter[edit]

July[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
July 1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra I'm Drownin' in Your Deep Blue Eyes/ South JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri

August[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Aug. 15, 1947 Patty Page and Eddie Getz's Orchestra I've Got Some Forgetting to Do / Can't Help Lovin' That Man Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK

September[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Sept. 1947 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Down Home Blues / Ten Toes BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
Pee Wee Russell's Hot Four Take Me to the Land of Jazz / D. A. Blues JazzDixieland JazzSwingBebopFree Jazz Commodore New York City, NY
Roy Milton and His Solid Senders Big Fat Mama / Thrill Me BluesJump Blues Specialty

Fourth quarter[edit]

October[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Oct. 6, 1947 Gene Autry Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane) / An Old-Fashioned Tree Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 24, 1947 Patty Page and the George Barnes Trio There's a Man in My Life / The First Time I Kissed You Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK

November[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Nov. 1947 Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy I Can't Stop It / Troubles Good-Bye BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA
Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Think of Me / Little Willie BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
Nov. 10, 1947 Gene Autry Pretty Mary / Dixie Cannon Ball Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA

December[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Dec. 1947 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Sugar / You'll Miss Me Sure's You're Born BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California

Unknown[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra Brand New Wagon / Futile Frustration JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra Free Eats / Bill's Mill JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra House Rent Boogie / Take a Little of the Top JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra I Ain't Mad at You / The Jungle King (You Ain't a Doggone Thing) JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra It's Monday Every Day / I've Only Myself to Blame JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra Money is Honey / Guest in a Nest JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra Open the Door, Richard! / Me and the Blues JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Count Basie and His Orchestra Robin's Nest / Your Red Wagon JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1947 Earl Bostic Quartet Stomp / Earl's Rumboogie JazzRhythm and Blues Majestic New Orleans, LA
1947 Ernie Fields Orchestra Thursday Evening Blues / E.F. Boogie JazzSwingRhythm and Blues Frisco Tulsa, OK
1947 Floyd Tillman The Same Old Blues / It's a Cruel, Cruel World for Me CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
1947 Floyd Tillman Gotta Have Somethin' / Sweetheart Darlin' CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
1947 Floyd Tillman and His Favorite Playboys Each Night At Nine / Why Do You Treat Me This Way CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Decca San Antonio, TX
1947 Gene Autry A Broken Promise Means a Broken Heart / I'm a Fool to Care Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1947 Gene Autry Gene Autry's Western Classics Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1947 Gene Autry The Last Mile / The Leaf of Love Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1947 Gene Autry Play Fair Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1947 Jay McShann Bullie Woogie / Money Getting Cheaper JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Supreme Kansas City, MO
1947 Kay Starr Then I'll be Tired of You / Was That The Human Thing to Do? Jazz Capitol Los Angeles, CA
1947 Lee Wiley Memories / But Not for Me Jazz Majestic Tulsa, OK
1947 Lee Wiley Woman Alone with the Blues / Sugar Jazz Majestic Tulsa, OK
1947 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders Blues in My Heart / Groovin' with Joe BluesJump Blues Specialty