Margaret Whiting was a popular artist of the 1940s, and enjoyed crossover appeal into the 1950s and beyond. Possessing a bright voice with clear diction, outstanding pitch and a gifted sensitivity for lyric, Margaret popularized several compositions that have since become standards of the Great American Songbook.
A prolific artist with a career that spanned six decades, Margaret Whiting recorded 507 masters in more than 150 sessions. All recordings are catalogued and cross-referenced in this discography, with issues by date and format. Indexes of songs, composers and session personnel are available. Many radio transcriptions and media performances are also included in this discography. In total, there are more than one thousand recordings of Margaret Whiting listed within this discography.
Labels and formats are reported with issue titles, although catalogue prefixes are ignored. Albums of simultaneous mono and stereo issue are displayed using the stereo catalogue number. Foreign singles are ignored unless it's an original release, or if it contains different performances than the domestic issue. Various artist compilations are listed only if the issue is from an original label, or if a rare performance is included. Reissues are only mentioned in the notes of the first release, unless the programming or track sequence differs from the original; audiophile reissues are another exception. Digital downloads that contain rare performances not available on CD are listed in a separate page. Issues after 2013 are reported only if the compilation was produced by a reputable label, or if rare material is included.
This discography was generated using BRIAN, Steve Albin's software application for the creation of discographies.