Rodgers & Hammerstein – The Sound Of Music (An Original Soundtrack Recording)
- Label: RCA Victor Red Seal LSOD-2005 / S3RS-3344
- Country: Canada
- Released: 1965
- Genre/Style: Pop, Stage & Screen / Soundtrack, Vocal
- Grade LP: (VG) Sleeve (G+)
The soundtrack of the film The Sound of Music was released in 1965 by RCA Victor and is one of the most successful soundtrack albums in history, having sold over 20 million copies worldwide. The label has also issued the soundtrack in German, Italian, Spanish and French editions.
The soundtrack reached the number one position on the Billboard 200 that year in the United States, remained in the top ten for a record 109 weeks, from May 1, 1965 to July 16, 1966, and remained on the Billboard 200 chart for 238 weeks. In 2015, Billboard named the original soundtrack album the second greatest album of all time. It was the best-selling album in the United Kingdom in 1965, 1966 and 1968 and the second best-selling of the decade, spending a total of 70 weeks at number one on the UK Album Charts. The album also stayed for 73 weeks on the Norwegian charts, and as of December 2017 it is the tenth best-charting album of all time in that country