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1948 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 1948.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 1948 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]

January[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Jan. 1948 Gene Autry Serenade of the Bells Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA

February[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Feb. 1948 Floyd Tillman Houston Waltz / Westphalia Waltz CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Cadillac Boogie / Tear Drop Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA
Roy Milton and His Solid Senders Keep a Dollar in Your Pocket / My Blue Heaven BluesJump Blues Specialty
Feb. 16, 1948 Kay Starr You've Got to See Mama Ev'ry Night / Mercy, Mercy, Mercy Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA

March[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

Second quarter[edit]

April[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Apr. 1948 Roy Milton and His Solid Senders I've Had My Moments / Train Blues BluesJump Blues Specialty
Patty Page and the George Barnes Trio Twelve O'clock Flight / Confess Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK

May[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

June[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 1948 Count Basie and His Orchestra Hey, Pretty Baby / Baby Don't Be Mad at Me JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
Floyd Tillman I'll Take What I Can Get / I Love You So Much, It Hurts CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
Gene Autry Blue Shadows on the Trail / A Boy from Texas, a Girl from Tennessee Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Move Out Baby / Rough Weather Blue BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA

Third quarter[edit]

July[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
July 1948 Kay Starr Many Happy Returns of the Day / Mamma Goes Where Papa Goes JazzPopTraditional Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA

August[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Aug. 1948 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Spooks Holiday / The Darktown Strutters' Ball BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
Roy Milton and His Solid Senders Everything I Do is Wrong / Hop, Skip, & Jump BluesJump Blues Specialty
Aug. 16, 1948 Gene Autry Can't Shake the Sands of Texas from My Shoes / Buttons and Bows Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA

September[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

Fourth quarter[edit]

October[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Oct. 1948 Al Clauser and the Oklahomans I'm Not Lazy, I'm Just Tired / Sally Goodin' CountryWestern Swing Bullet Manito, IL
Kay Starr You Were Only Fooling (While I Was Falling in Love) / A Faded Summer Love JazzPopTraditional Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Don't Put Me Down / Nite Life Boogie BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA

November[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Nov. 1948 Kay Starr So Tired / Steady Daddy JazzPopTraditional Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA

December[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Dec. 1948 Gene Autry Kentucky Babe / Missouri Waltz Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Answer to Tear Drop Blues / That Song is Gone BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Careful Love / Homecoming Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA
Roy Milton and His Solid Senders New Year's Resolution / Porter's Love Song BluesJump Blues Specialty

Unknown[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
1948 Count Basie and His Orchestra Bye, Bye, Baby / Just a Minute JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1948 Count Basie and His Orchestra Ready, Set, Go! / Seventh Avenue Express JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1948 Earl Bostic Quartet Bostic's Jump / Hot Sauce! JazzRhythm and Blues Majestic New Orleans, LA
1948 Earl Bostic Quartet Bostic's Boogie Blues / Bar Fly Baby JazzRhythm and Blues Majestic New Orleans, LA
1948 Earl Bostic Temptation / Artistry by Bostic JazzRhythm and Blues Majestic New Orleans, LA
1948 Floyd Tillman Cold Cold Woman / Please Don't Pass Me By CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
1948 Gene Autry The Last Letter / If Today Were the End of the World Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1948 Gene Autry They Warned Me About You / Rolling Along Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1948 Hal Singer Fine as Wine / Rock Around the Clock JazzBluesJump Blues Mercury New York City, NY
1948 Hal Singer Sextet Corn Bread / Plug for Cliff JazzBluesJump Blues Savoy New York City, NY
1948 Jay McShann and His Orchestra You Turned Your Back on Me / Black Train Blues JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Down Beat Kansas City, MO
1948 Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy I Can't Forget You / Lookin' for My Baby BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA
1948 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Don't Stop Loving Me / Key Jam BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1948 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Drippers' Blues / Sweet Georgia Brown BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1948 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Groovy Groove / Apple of My Eye BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1948 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Life Don't Mean a Thing to Me / Siboney BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1948 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Roll 'Em / Sweet and Lovely BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1948 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Worried / Home Come BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1948 Kay Starr Snuggled On Your Shoulder (Cuddled in Your Arms) / Don't Let Your Love Go Wrong Jazz Capitol Los Angeles, CA
1948 Patti Page Goody Goodbye / What's Wrong with Me Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1948 Patti Page I Can Not Go On Without You / All My Love Belongs to You Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1948 Patti Page It's the Bluest Kind of Blues / You Turned the Tables on Me Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1948 Patti Page Tomorrow Night / Give Me Time Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1948 Patti Page & Vic Damone Say Something Sweet to Your Sweetheart / Is Not It Romantic Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1948 Woody Guthrie Ballads from the Dust Bowl Folk Disc New York City, NY