Original Albums

See below for all the full-length albums Sammy Davis, Jr. released from 1954 to 1982, split into 4 tabs covering Decca, Reprise, MGM and other labels. Over time, each album will have an individual page, with the track listing, information about the album and its recording, and information about reissue on CD or digital download. For a page simply listing all albums (including compilations) with their track listings, please click here (LPs) or here (CDs).

Decca Records

Starring Sammy Davis Jr LP 1955 Starring Sammy Davis, Jr.
Just For Lovers 1955 Just For Lovers
Mr Wonderful 1956 “Mr. Wonderful”
Original Cast Album
Here's Lookin' At You 1956 Here’s Lookin’ At You
sammy-swings4 1957 Sammy Swings
1957 Boy Meets Girl
with Carmen McRae
It's All Over But The Swingin' 1957 It’s All Over But The Swingin’
Mood To Be Wooed LP 1958 Mood To Be Wooed
with Mundell Lowe
All The Way LP 1958 All The Way … And Then Some!
At Town Hall 1959 Sammy Davis, Jr. At Town Hall
recorded live at The Town Hall, New York
Porgy And Bess LP 1959 Porgy And Bess
with Carmen McRae
Sammy Awards LP 1960 Sammy Awards
I Gotta Right To Swing LP 1960 I Gotta Right To Swing
with the Count Basie Orchestra (uncredited)
Mr Entertainment LP 1961 Mr. Entertainment
Forget Me Nots For First Nighters LP 1963 Forget-Me-Nots For First Nighters
Try A Little Tenderness LP 1965 Try A Little Tenderness
reissue of “Mood To Be Wooed” (1958)




Reprise Records

1961 The Wham Of Sam
Belts The Best Of Broadway 1962 Belts The Best Of Broadway
1962 The Sammy Davis, Jr. All-Star Spectacular
1962 What Kind Of Fool Am I – And Other Show-Stoppers
1963 Sammy Davis, Jr. At The Cocoanut Grove
recorded live at The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles
As Long As She Needs Me LP 1963 As Long As She Needs Me
Treasury Of Golden Hits LP 1963 A Treasury Of Golden Hits
Salutes The Stars Of The London Palladium LP 1964 Salutes The Stars Of The London Palladium
The Shelter Of Your Arms LP 1964 The Shelter Of Your Arms
California-Suite 1964 Sings Mel Tormé’s California Suite
Sings The Big Ones For Young Lovers LP 1964 Sings The Big Ones For Young Lovers
Golden Boy LP 1964 “Golden Boy”
[Capitol Records]
Original Cast Recording
When-The-Feeling-Hits-You 1965 When The Feeling Hits You!
with Sam Butera and The Witnesses
Our-Shining-Hour 1965 Our Shining Hour
[Verve Records]
with The Count Basie Orchestra
If-I-Ruled-The-World 1965 If I Ruled The World
Nat-King-Cole-Songbook 1965 The Nat King Cole Song Book
Sammy's-Back-on-Broadway 1965 Sammy’s Back On Broadway
Sammy-Davis-Jr-Show 1966 The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show
Sounds-of-66 1966 The Sounds Of ’66
recorded live at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas
with Buddy Rich
1966 Sammy Davis, Jr. Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays
with Laurindo Almeida
That's All 1966 That’s All!
recorded live at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas
Doctor-Dolittle 1967 Sings The Complete “Dr. Dolittle”
Lonely-Is-The-Name 1968 Lonely Is The Name
I've-Gotta-Be-Me 1968 I’ve Gotta Be Me
The-Goin's-Great 1969 The Goin’s Great
Sammy-Steps-Out 1970 Sammy Steps Out



Motown Records

Something-For-Everyone 1970 Something For Everyone

MGM Records

Now 1972 Now
Portrait 1972 Portrait Of Sammy Davis, Jr.
And-Count-Basie 1973 Sammy Davis, Jr. And Count Basie
partial reissue of “Our Shining Hour” (1965)
Sammy-TV 1973 Sammy
Original Television Soundtrack
That's-Entertainment 1974 That’s Entertainment!

Other Labels

1976 Song And Dance Man
In-Person-Australia-77 1977 In Person: Australia ’77
recorded live at The Sydney Opera House, Sydney
a-live-performance-of-his-greatest-hits 1977 A Live Performance Of His Greatest Hits
(alternate issue of “In Person: Australia ’77”)
stop-the-world-3 1978 “Stop The World – I Want To Get Off!”
Original Cast Recording
Hearin-Is-Believin 1979 Hearin’ Is Believin’
recorded live at The Sydney Opera House, Sydney
sings-the-great-tv-tunes-2 1979 Sings The Great TV Tunes
Closest-Of-Friends 1982 Closest Of Friends