Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Top 50 Cast Albums of All Time

This is an expansion of a list (Top 10 Show Tune Albums of All Time) originally posted on Dave’s Music Database Facebook page on February 21, 2010. As with most DMDB lists, this was created based on aggregated lists, sales, and chart peaks. Here are the results:

1. South Pacific (1949)
2. My Fair Lady (1956)
3. Hair (1967)
4. The Sound of Music (1959)
5. The Music Man (1957)
6. West Side Story (1957)
7. Kiss Me, Kate (1948)
8. Guys and Dolls (1950)
9. Camelot (1960)
10. Phantom of the Opera (1986)

11. Fiddler on the Roof (1964)
12. Show Boat (1927)
13. Jesus Christ Superstar (1970)
14. Gypsy (1959)
15. Oklahoma! (1943)
16. Hamilton (2015)
17. Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1979)
18. Annie Get Your Gun (1946)
19. Company (1970)
20. Hello, Dolly! (1964)

21. Candide (1956)
22. Carousel (1945)
23. Funny Girl (1964)
24. Wicked (2003)
25. A Chorus Line (1975)
26. Cats (1981)
27. Les Misérables (1985)
28. Rent (1996)
29. The King and I (1951)
30. A Little Night Music (1973)

31. Evita (1976)
32. The Wiz (1975)
33. Ain’t Misbehavin’ (1978)
34. Man of La Mancha (1965)
35. The Cradle Will Rock (1938)
36. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
37. Anything Goes (1934)
38. Finian’s Rainbow (1947)
39. Miss Saigon (1989)
40. Flower Drum Song (1959)

41. Sunday in the Park with George (1984)
42. Brigadoon (1947)
43. Damn Yankees (1955)
44. Jersey Boys (2005)
45. Cabaret (1966)
46. The Book of Mormon (2001)
47. Oliver! (1960)
48. Annie (1977)
49. Aida (1999)
50. Spring Awakening (2006)


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