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The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 119 votes 63 voters 2.7k views 84 items

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Benny Goodman is regarded by many as one of the best jazz musicians of all time. List of the best Benny Goodman albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Benny Goodman discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Benny Goodman albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Benny Goodman singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Benny Goodman album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Benny Goodman album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Benny Goodman album of all time?" or "What are the top Benny Goodman albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List includes Peggy Lee Sings with Benny Goodman, Benny Goodman Today, more.

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The Famous 1938 Carnegie... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman Today is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
By Benny Goodman (1970); Tracks: I Would Do Most Anything for You, Big John's Special & Let's Dance
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Swing Into Spring is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman in Moscow ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
By Gary Burton and Eddie Daniels (1992); Tracks: Stompin' at the Savoy, Knockin' on Wood & Airmail Special
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Benny Goodman Sextet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
By The Benny Goodman Sextet (1950); Tracks: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Four or Five Times & East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)
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Happy Session is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
By Benny Goodman and His Orchestra (1960); Tracks: Happy Session Blues, Having a Ball & Macedonia Lullaby

Label: Columbia

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B.G. in Hi-Fi, Part One ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
By Benny Goodman (1954); Tracks: Sent for You Yesterday and Here You Come Today, Let's Dance & You're a Sweetheart
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Benny Goodman with Peggy... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
By Benny Goodman and Peggy Lee (1947); Tracks: The Way You Look Tonight, Where or When & My Little Cousin
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The Benny Goodman Story,... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
By Benny Goodman (1955); Tracks: You Turned The Tables On Me, Stompin' At The Savoy & Down South Camp Meetin'
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Body and Soul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
Body and Soul
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A Swing Session with Ben... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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And the Angels Sing / Ro... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman Hot Jazz A... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman Sextet Ses... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Let's Dance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Session for Six is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman: Bands is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman: Combos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman Trio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Easy Does It! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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The Benny Goodman Trio P... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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The Benny Goodman Band ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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The Goodman Touch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time
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Benny Goodman Presents E... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Benny Goodman Albums of All Time