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1949 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 1949.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 1949 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]

January[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Jan. 1949 Patti Page with Mitch Miller's Orchestra Streets of Laredo / My Dream is Yours Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
Patti Page & Vic Damone Yes, Yes, Yes / You Was! Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK

February[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Feb. 1949 Patti Page Where is the One / Money, Marbles & Chalk Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
Feb. 15, 1949 Tommy Duncan & His Western All Stars I'm Thru Wastin' Time On You / Worried Over You CountryWestern Swing Capitol Tulsa, OK

March[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

Second quarter[edit]

April[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

May[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
May 1949 Floyd Tillman Slipping Around / You Made Me Live, Love and Die CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
Gene Autry Sunflower / Ellie Mae Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Kay Starr Good for Nothing Joe / Ain't Misbehavin' Jazz Modern Los Angeles, CA

June[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

Third quarter[edit]

July[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
July 1949 Kay Starr with Frank DeVol and His Orchestra I Wish I Had a Wishbone / There's Yes! Yes! In Your Eyes Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA
Tommy Duncan & His Western All Stars September / Gamblin' Polka Dot Blues CountryWestern Swing Capitol Tulsa, OK

August[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Aug. 1949 Count Basie and His Orchestra Did You See Jackie Robinson zhit That Ball? JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
Floyd Tillman I'll Never Slip Around Again / This Cold War With You CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX

September[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

Fourth quarter[edit]

October[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Oct. 1949 Gene Autry The Cowboy's Trademarks / Riders in the Sky Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
Kay Starr Them There Eyes / What is This Thing Called Love Jazz Modern Los Angeles, CA
Tommy Duncan & His Western All Stars You Put Me On My Feet (When You Take Her Off My Hands) / Just a Plain Old Country Boy CountryWestern Swing Capitol Tulsa, OK

November[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Nov. 1949 Floyd Tillman I Gotta Have My Baby Back / It Had to Be That Way CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
Patti Page Dear Hearts and Gentle People / The Game of Broken Hearts Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK

December[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Dec. 1949 Kay Starr Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone / A Game of Broken Hearts JazzPopTraditional Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA
Patti Page Oklahoma Blues / With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK

Unknown[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
1949 Count Basie and His Orchestra Bran' New Dolly / Cheek to Cheek JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1949 Count Basie and His Orchestra Normania / St. Louis Baby JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1949 Count Basie and His Orchestra She's a Wine-O / Slider JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1949 Count Basie and His Orchestra Solid as a Rock / Mine Too JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1949 Count Basie and His Orchestra Walking Slow Behind You / Rocky Mountain Blues JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri
1949 Floyd Tillman Gals Are Funny That Way / Drinking and Thinking CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
1949 Gene Autry The Bible on the Table / I Lost My Little Darlin' Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1949 Gene Autry My Empty Heart / I Wish I Had Stayed Over Yonder Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1949 Gene Autry Stampede Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1949 Gene Autry Whirlwind / When the Silver Colorado Turns to Gold Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1949 Hal Singer Sextet Beef Stew / One for Willie JazzBluesJump Blues Savoy New York City, NY
1949 Hal Singer Sextet Happy Days / Swanee River JazzBluesJump Blues Savoy New York City, NY
1949 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers End of a Kiss / He Knows How to Knock Me Out BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1949 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Fascination BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1949 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Lonesome Guitar / Hey Mama BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1949 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Miss You / Big Baritone BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1949 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Ruth / Loosiana BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1949 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Three O'Clock Jump BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1949 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Ham-Bone Boogie BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Exclusive Los Angeles, California
1949 Kay Starr I’m Oh So Lonesome Tonight / It’s the First Time Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA
1949 Kay Starr Wabash Cannonball / How It Lies, How It Lies, How It Lies Country Capitol Los Angeles, CA
1949 Kay Starr with Frank DeVol and His Orchestra Ya Gotta Buy, Buy, Buy, for Baby / Break It to Me Gently Jazz Capitol Los Angeles, CA
1949 Kay Starr You Broke Your Promise / Second-Hand Love Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA
1949 Patti Page Cabaret / Whispering Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1949 Patti Page Just Got to Have Him Around / A Thousand Violins Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1949 Patti Page Just One Way to Say I Love You / I'll Keep the Lovelight Burning (In My Heart) Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1949 Phil Harris and His Orchestra & Count Basie and His Orchestra Is True What They Say About Dixie / After You've Gone JazzSwing RCA Victor Kansas City, Missouri