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1950 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 1950.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 1950 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]

January[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Jan. 1950 Tommy Duncan & His Western All Stars Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy / Never No Mo' Blues CountryWestern Swing Capitol Tulsa, OK

February[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Feb. 1950 Floyd Tillman I Almost Lost My Mind / Precious Memories CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
Glynn Duncan & His Bar B Boys Texas Moon / Just a Little Bit Jealous CountryWestern Swing Cormac Tulsa, OK
Glynn Duncan & His Bar B Boys We Got Good Business / Please Come Back to Me CountryWestern Swing Cormac Tulsa, OK

March[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Mar. 1950 Patti Page I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
Tommy Duncan & His Western All Stars In the Jailhouse Now CountryWestern Swing Capitol Tulsa, OK

Second quarter[edit]

April[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Apr. 1950 Kay Starr Hoop-Dee-Doo / A Woman Likes to be Told Jazz Capitol Los Angeles, CA

May[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
May 1950 Kay Starr Songs by Kay Starr JazzPopTraditional Pop Capitol Los Angeles, CA

June[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 1950 Kay Starr Mississippi / He's a Good Man to Have Around Jazz Capitol Los Angeles, CA
Patti Page & Rex Allen Softly and Tenderly / Farther Along Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK

Third quarter[edit]

July[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
July 10, 1950 Count Basie and His Orchestra Bluebeard Blues / The Golden Bullet JazzSwing Columbia Kansas City, Missouri

August[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

September[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Sept. 1950 Kay Starr Honeymoon / Nobody's Sweetheart Country Capitol Los Angeles, CA
Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Saturday Night Boogie Woogie Man / Sincere Lover's Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA

Fourth quarter[edit]

October[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Oct. 1950 Al Clauser and the Oklahomans Move It Over Rover (Dog House Blues) / My Sweet Mama CountryWestern Swing Bullet Manito, IL
Tommy Duncan & His Western All Stars All Star Boogie / High Country CountryWestern Swing Natural Tulsa, OK
Woody Guthrie Talking Dust Bowl Folk Folkways New York City, NY

November[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Nov. 1950 Floyd Tillman I've Got the Craziest Feeling / The Grandest Prize CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
Kay Starr Sunday / Betcha I Getcha Pop Crystalette Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 1950 Kay Starr (Everybody's Waitin' For) The Man with the Bag / Christopher Robin is Saying His Prayers JazzChristmas Capitol Los Angeles, CA
Patti Page The Tennessee Waltz / Boogie Woogie Santa Claus ChristmasPop Mercury Tulsa, OK

December[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home

Unknown[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
1950 Count Basie and His Orchestra Basie's Best JazzSwing Brunswick Kansas City, Missouri
1950 Earl Bostic Nay! Nay! Go Way! / Sugar Hill Blues JazzRhythm and Blues Majestic New Orleans, LA
1950 Floyd Tillman Love Song in 32 Bars / The Grandest Prize CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk Columbia San Antonio, TX
1950 Gene Autry Champion (The Horse No Man Could Ride) Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1950 Gene Autry Merry Christmas with Gene Autry Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1950 Gene Autry Poison Ivy / A New Star is Shining in Heaven Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1950 Gene Autry & Jo Stafford My Heart Cries for You / Teardrops from My Eyes Country Columbia Los Angeles, CA
1950 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers I Just Can't Help Myself / Frankie Lee BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty Los Angeles, California
1950 Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy I Want My Baby for Christmas / Shuffle-Shuck BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA
1950 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Little Joe's Boogie / Daddy on My Mind BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty Los Angeles, California
1950 Jimmy Liggins & His Drops of Joy Misery Blues / Mississippi Boogie BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty San Diego, CA
1950 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Pink Champagne / Sentimental Lover BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty Los Angeles, California
1950 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Rag Mop / Ramblin' Blues BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty Los Angeles, California
1950 Joe Liggins and The Honeydrippers Rhythm in the Barnyard BluesJump BluesRhythm and Blues Specialty Los Angeles, California
1950 Kay Starr with Crystalette All Stars I Cried for You / Star Dust Pop Crystalette Los Angeles, CA
1950 Kay Starr The Texas Song / When You're a Long Long Way from Home Country Capitol Los Angeles, CA
1950 Merl Lindsay and His Oklahoma Night Riders Is It Too Late To Say I'm Sorry / Stealin' Sugar CountryWestern Swing Cormac Oklahoma City, OK
1950 Patti Page Patti Page Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1950 Patti Page The Right Kind of Love / Back in Your Own Backyard Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1950 Patti Page Red Sails in the Sunset / Blue Hawaii Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1950 Patti Page The Tennessee Waltz / Long Long Ago Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK
1950 Patti Page & Frankie Laine If I Were You Baby, I'd Love Me / I Love You for That Pop Mercury Tulsa, OK