Sarah Vaughan discography

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Sarah Vaughan discography
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Sarah Vaughan performing in 1946
Studio albums 50
Live albums 8
Compilation albums 1
Singles 37
B-sides 6

Sarah Vaughan recorded extensively throughout her career, and most recordings remain in the catalogs as reissues. The following is a selected list of albums in chronological order by date of release.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Album Year Label Album Number
Sarah Vaughan 1950 Columbia CL 6133
Hot Jazz 1953 Remington
The Divine Sarah Sings - EP 1954 Mercury
Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown (with Clifford Brown) 1954 EmArcy
In the Land of Hi-Fi 1955 EmArcy
My Kinda Love 1955 MGM E3274
Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi 1955 Columbia CL 745
After Hours 1955 Columbia CL 660
Sassy 1956 EmArcy
Swingin' Easy 1957 EmArcy
In A Romantic Mood 1957 Mercury MG 20223
Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine Sing the Best of Irving Berlin (with Billy Eckstine) 1957 Mercury
Sarah Vaughan Sings Broadway: Great Songs from Hit Shows 1957 Mercury
Sarah Vaughan Sings George Gershwin 1958 EmArcy
No Count Sarah (with the Count Basie Orchestra) 1958 EmArcy
Vaughan and Violins 1959 Mercury
The Magic of Sarah Vaughan 1959 Mercury
Close to You 1960 Mercury
My Heart Sings 1961 Mercury
Dreamy 1960 Roulette
The Divine One 1961 Roulette
Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan (with the Count Basie Orchestra) 1961 Roulette
After Hours 1961 Roulette
Snowbound 1962 Roulette
You're Mine You 1962 Roulette
Sarah + 2 1962 Roulette
The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan 1963 Roulette
Sarah Sings Soulfully 1963 Roulette
We Three (with Joe Williams and Dinah Washington) 1963 Roulette
The World of Sarah Vaughan 1963 Roulette
Sweet 'n' Sassy 1963 Roulette
Star Eyes 1963 Roulette
Sarah Slightly Classical 1963 Roulette
Sarah Vaughan - EP (with orchestra and chorus directed by Quincy Jones) 1963 Mercury
The Lonely Hours 1964 Roulette
Vaughan with Voices 1964 Mercury
¡Viva! Vaughan 1965 Mercury
Sarah Vaughan Sings the Mancini Songbook 1965 Mercury
Pop Artistry of Sarah Vaughan 1966 Mercury
The New Scene 1966 Mercury
It's a Man's World 1967 Mercury
Sassy Swings Again 1967 Mercury
A Time in My Life 1971 Mainstream
Sarah Vaughan with Michel Legrand (with Michel Legrand) 1972 Mainstream
Feelin' Good 1972 Mainstream
Send in the Clowns 1974 Mainstream
I Love Brazil! 1977 Pablo
How Long Has This Been Going On? 1978 Pablo
The Duke Ellington Songbook, Vol. 1 1979 Pablo
The Duke Ellington Songbook, Vol. 2 1979 Pablo
Copacabana 1979 Pablo
Songs of The Beatles 1981 Atlantic
Send in the Clowns (with the Count Basie Orchestra) 1981 Pablo
Crazy and Mixed Up 1982 Pablo
The Planet Is Alive...Let it Live! (aka The Mystery of Man) 1984 Kokopelli
Brazilian Romance 1987 Columbia

Live albums[edit]

Album Year Label Notes
At Mister Kelly's 1957 Mercury
After Hours at the London House 1959 Mercury
Sassy Swings the Tivoli 1963 Mercury
Live in Japan 1973 Mainstream
Sarah Vaughan with the Jimmy Rowles Quintet 1975 Mainstream
Ronnie Scott's Presents Sarah Vaughan Live 1977 Pye
Gershwin Live! (with Michael Tilson Thomas and the Los Angeles Philharmonic) 1982 Columbia Won Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
In the City of Lights 1999 Justin Time Recorded in 1985. Posthumous release

Compilation albums[edit]

Album Year Label
Sarah Vaughan's Golden Hits!!! 1958 Mercury
The Complete Sarah Vaughan on Mercury released 1986-1991 Mercury/Polygram

Guest appearances[edit]

Album/Song Year Label Notes
"I know that my Redeemer liveth" from Part III of Handel's Messiah from Quincy Jones' soundtrack for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice 1969 Bell
"Blue" from Barry Manilow's 2:00 AM Paradise Cafe 1984 Arista
"Bali Ha'i" and "Happy Talk" from South Pacific 1986 CBS (Studio cast recording with Kiri Te Kanawa, Mandy Patinkin, and José Carreras)
"Wee B. Dooinit", "Jazz Corner of the World", "Birdland" and "Setembro" from Quincy Jones' Back on the Block 1989 Qwest Vaughan's final recording.

Singles[edit]

1946–1956[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing relevant details
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[1] [2]
US
R&B

[3]
US
AC

[4]
CAN
[5]
ND
[6]
UK
[7]
"If You Could See Me Now" 1946 N/A
"Mean to Me" N/A
"A Hundred Years from Today" 1947 N/A
"I Cover the Waterfront" N/A
"Tenderly" 27 The Divine Sarah Sings
"It's Magic" 1948 11
"Nature Boy" 9 N/A
"Black Coffee" 1949 13 N/A
"While You Are Gone" N/A
"That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)" 14 N/A
"Fool's Paradise" N/A
"Our Very Own" 1950 15 N/A
"I'm Crazy to Love You" 26 N/A
"(I Love the Girl) I Love the Guy" 10 N/A
"Don't Worry 'bout Me" N/A
"These Things I Offer You (For a Lifetime)" 1951 11 N/A
"Vanity" 19 N/A
"Out o' Breath" N/A
"Don't Blame Me" N/A
"I Ran All the Way Home" 18 N/A
"Pinky" 1952 Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi
"If Someone Had Told Me" N/A
"Street of Dreams" N/A
"My Tormented Heart" N/A
"Sinner or Saint" 22 N/A
"A Lover's Quarrel" 1953 N/A
"Time" N/A
"Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi
"It Might as Well Be Spring"
"The Nearness of You" 1954
"Easy Come, Easy Go Lover" N/A
"Come Along with Me" N/A
"Old Devil Moon" N/A
"Make Yourself Comfortable" 6 Sarah Vaughan's Golden Hits
"How Important Can It Be" 1955 12
"Whatever Lola Wants" 6
"Experience Unnecessary" 14 N/A
"Johnny Be Smart" N/A
"C'est La Vie" 11 N/A
"Mr. Wonderful" 13 N/A
"Hot and Cold Running Tears" 1956 92 N/A
"Fabulous Character" 19 In A Romantic Mood
"It Happened Again" 72 In A Romantic Mood
"The Banana Boat Song" 19 Sarah Vaughan's Golden Hits
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1957–1987[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing relevant details
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[1] [2]
US
R&B

[3]
US
AC

[4]
CAN
[5]
ND
[6]
UK
[7]
"Leave It to Love" 1957 91 N/A
"Passing Strangers" 82 22 N/A
"Please Mr. Brown" N/A
"Gone Again" N/A
"Padre" 1958 N/A
"What's So Bad About It" N/A
"Everything I Do" N/A
"Separate Ways" 1959 96 N/A
"Broken Hearted Melody" 7 5 3 19 7 Sarah Vaughan's Golden Hits
"Smooth Operator" 44 8 23
"Eternally" 1960 41
"Our Waltz" 103 N/A
"Doodlin'" N/A
"Ooh! What a Day" 111 N/A
"If I Were a Bell" Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan
"Serenata" 82 37 N/A
"Mary Contrary" N/A
"Love Me" 1961 N/A
"(All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings" My Heart Sings N/A
"What's the Use" N/A
"Gone with the Wind" N/A
"You're Mine, You" You're Mine, You
"If Love Is Good for Me" N/A
"One Mint Julep" 1962 You're Mine, You
"Call Me Irresponsible" 1963 N/A
"Bluesette" 131 33 N/A
"Once Upon a Summertime" N/A
"I Believe in You" The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan
"Boy from Ipanema" ¡Viva! Vaughan
"Sole, Sole, Sole" 1964 N/A
"Mr. Lucky" ¡Viva! Vaughan
"A Taste of Honey" 1965 Sarah Sings Soulfully
"The Pawnbroker" N/A
"The Good Life" N/A
"A Lover's Concerto" 1966 63 5 Pop Artistry of Sarah Vaughan
"1-2-3" 33 The New Scene
"The Time for Love Is Anytime" 1969 N/A
"Sweet Gingerbread Man" 1971 A Time in My Life
"Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" 1972
"The Story of Frasier (The Sensuous Lion)" N/A
"Pieces of Dreams" Sarah Vaughan with Michael Legrand
"Alone Again" Feelin' Good
"Send in the Clowns" 1973 Send in the Clowns
"I Need You More (Than Ever Now)" 1974 80
"The Fool on the Hill" 1981 Songs of the Beatles
"Love and Passion" 1987 Brazilian Romance
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles, showing relevant details, including notes
Title Year Notes
"The Other Half of Me" 1965
  • Released by Mercury in 1965. It was issued as a 7" single on the label. The B-side to the single was entitled "We Almost Made It".
"I'll Never Be Lonely Again" 1966
  • Released by Mercury in 1965. The song was issued in both 7" and a 45 RPM versions. The B-side to the single was entitled "Darling".

Other charted songs[edit]

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing notes and other relevant details
Title Year Peak chart
positions
Notes
US
[1][2]
UK
[7]
"Make Believe (You Are Glad When You're Sorry)" 1949 20
"Thinking of You" 1950 16
  • Released in August 1950 as the B-side to "I Love the Girl (I Love the Guy)". It was issued by Columbia as a 78. The song did not initially appear on an album.
"The Other Woman" 1956 86
  • Released in June 1956 as the B-side to "Fabulous Character". It was issued by Mercury as a 7" single. The song did not initially appear on an album.
"Misty" 1959 106
"You're My Baby" 1960 87
  • Released in 1959 as the B-side to "Smooth Operator". It was issued by Mercury as a 45.
"Let's" 1961 37
  • Released in 1960 as the B-side to "Serenata". It was issued by Columbia as a 7" single. The song did not initially appear on an album.
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (1986). Pop Memories: 1890-1954. Record Research. 
  2. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (2007). Top Pop Singles: 1955-2006. Record Research. 
  3. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2005). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. 
  4. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2007). Top Adult Songs: 1961-2006. Record Research. 
  5. ^ a b "Song artist 847 -- Sarah Vaughan". Web Archive.org. Archived from the original on February 6, 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Dutch Charts -- Sarah Vaughan -- Singles". Dutch charts.nl. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums. HIT Entertainment.