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The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time 

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

List of the best Sarah Vaughan albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Sarah Vaughan discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Sarah Vaughan albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Sarah Vaughan singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Sarah Vaughan 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 Sarah Vaughan album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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Sarah Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Clifford Brown and Sarah Vaughan (1954); Tracks: You're Not the Kind, I'm Glad There Is You & Jim

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

2
After Hours is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
3
In the Land of Hi-Fi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1955); Tracks: I'll Never Smile Again, An Occasional Man & Over the Rainbow

Producer: Bob Shad

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

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How Long Has This Been G... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Oscar Peterson and Sarah Vaughan (2006); Tracks: Easy Living, You're Blase & Midnight Sun

Length (mins): 00:48:45

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

5
Swingin' Easy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1957); Tracks: Pennies from Heaven, Lover Man & If I Knew Then (What I Know Now)

Length (mins): 00:36:51

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

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Sarah + 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1962); Tracks: Key Largo, Just in Time & Baby Won't You Please Come Home

Genres (Music): Vocal jazz, Traditional pop music

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Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
8
After Hours With Sarah V... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
9
Sarah Vaughan Sings Geor... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1958); Tracks: Things Are Looking Up, He Loves and She Loves & I Won't Say I Will

Label: Mercury Records

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

10
You're Mine You is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1997); Tracks: I Could Write a Book, Mama & He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Length (mins): 00:42:22

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

11
Sarah Slightly Classical... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1963); Tracks: I Give to You, Be My Love & Night

Length (mins): 00:44:52

Genres (Music): Vocal jazz

12
Sings Broadway: Great So... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1958); Tracks: It's De-lovely, Little Girl Blue & A Tree in the Park

Label: Mercury Records

Genres (Music): Vocal jazz, Traditional pop music

13
"Crazy and Mixed Up... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1982); Tracks: The Island, Autumn Leaves & In Love in Vain

Genres (Music): Jazz

14
Sings George Gershwin Vo... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
15
Songs of the Beatles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1981); Tracks: Yesterday, Here & There and Everywhere

Length (mins): 00:44:19

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Jazz

16
Dreamy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

17
Send in the Clowns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1981); Tracks: Got to Go See If I Can't Get Daddy to Come Home, Wave & Love Don't Live Here Anymore

Length (mins): 00:33:30

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

18
Sarah Sings Soulfully is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
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Brazilian Romance is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1987); Tracks: Nothing Will Be as It Was, Romance & It's Simple

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz, Bossa nova

20
Gershwin Live! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1982); Tracks: Overture: Porgy and Bess. Medley: Summertime - It Ain't Necessarily So - I Love You, Porgy & Sweet and Low Down

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

21
It's You or No One is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1993); Tracks: The Lord's Prayer, I Cover the Waterfront & I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
22
No Count Sarah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1958); Tracks: Cheek to Cheek, Doodlin' & Stardust

Label: Mercury Records

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz

23
Sarah Vaughan Sings the ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1965); Tracks: Dear Heart, How Soon? & Slow Hot Wind

Label: Mercury Records

Genres (Music): Vocal jazz

24
Sweet 'n' Sassy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (2001); Tracks: Just You, Just Me & This Can't Be Love (alternate take)

Genres (Music): Vocal jazz

25
Jazz in Paris: Vaughan a... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sarah Vaughan Albums of All Time
By Sarah Vaughan (1959); Tracks: Misty, The Midnight Sun Will Never Set & I'll Close My Eyes

Label: Mercury Records

Genres (Music): Jazz, Vocal jazz