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. Each album has 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 LP 1956 “Mr. Wonderful”
Original Cast Album
Here's Lookin' At You LP 1956 Here’s Lookin’ At You
sammy-swings4 1957 Sammy Swings
1957 Boy Meets Girl
with Carmen McRae
Jumps With Joya LP 1957 Sammy Jumps With Joya
[Design Records]
and Joya Sherrill
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 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 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 LP 1965 When The Feeling Hits You!
with Sam Butera and The Witnesses
Our Shining Hour LP 1965 Our Shining Hour
[Verve Records]
with Count Basie and The Count Basie Orchestra
If I Ruled The World LP 1965 If I Ruled The World
Nat King Cole Song Book LP 1965 The Nat King Cole Song Book
Sammy's Back On Broadway LP 1965 Sammy’s Back On Broadway
The Sammy Davis Jr Show LP2 1966 The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show
Sounds Of 66 LP 1966 The Sounds Of ’66
with Buddy Rich
recorded live at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas
1966 Sammy Davis, Jr. Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays
with Laurindo Almeida
That's All LP 1966 That’s All!
recorded live at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas
Sings The Complete Dr Dolittle LP 1967 Sings The Complete “Dr. Dolittle”
Lonely Is The Name LP 1968 Lonely Is The Name
I've Gotta Be Me LP 1968 I’ve Gotta Be Me
The Goin's Great LP 1969 The Goin’s Great
Sammy Steps Out LP 1970 Sammy Steps Out

 

 

Motown Records

Something For Everyone LP 1970 Something For Everyone

MGM Records

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

20th Century

The Song And Dance Man LP 1976 The Song And Dance Man
Sings The Great TV Tunes LP 1977 Sings The Great TV-Tunes

Other Labels

In Person Australia 77 LP 1977 In Person: Australia ’77
recorded live at The Sydney Opera House, Sydney
A Live Performance Of His Greatest Hits LP 1977 A Live Performance Of His Greatest Hits
repackaging of “In Person: Australia ’77” (1977)
Stop The World I Want To Get Off LP 1978 “Stop The World – I Want To Get Off!”
Original Cast Recording
Hearin Is Believin LP 1979 Hearin’ Is Believin’
recorded live at The Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Closest Of Friends LP 1982 Closest Of Friends