Johnny Rivers discography

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Johnny Rivers discography
Johnny Rivers 1975.JPG
Rivers in 1975
Studio albums29
Compilation albums16
Singles49
#1 Singles3

This page is the comprehensive discography of rock and roll musician Johnny Rivers.

Studio albums

1960s albums

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
( sales threshold)
US
[1]
CAN
In Action
  • Release date: March 1965
  • Label: Imperial Records
42
Johnny Rivers Rocks the Folk
  • Release date: September 1965
  • Label: Imperial Records
91
Changes
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Imperial Records
33 24 [2]
Rewind
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Imperial Records
14 18 [3]
Realization
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Imperial Records
5 22 [4]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s albums

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US
[1]
AUS
[5]
Slim Slo Slider
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: Imperial Records
100
Home Grown
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: United Artists Records
148
L.A. Reggae
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: United Artists Records
78
Blue Suede Shoes
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: United Artists Records
212
Road
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Atlantic
87
Rockin' Rivers
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: United Artists Records
Help Me, Rhonda (UK title of New Lovers and Old Friends)
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: Epic
New Lovers and Old Friends
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: Epic
147
Wild Night
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: United Artists Records
Outside Help
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Soul City
142
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s albums

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
( sales threshold)
US
[1]
Borrowed Time
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: RSO
Not a Through Street
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: CBS Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s albums

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
( sales threshold)
US
[1]
The Memphis Sun Recordings
  • Release date: Jan 27, 1998
  • Label: Soul City
Last Train to Memphis
  • Release date: Feb 24, 1998
  • Label: Soul City
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s albums

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
( sales threshold)
US
[1]
Reinvention Highway
  • Release date: May 25, 2004
  • Label: Collectors' Choice Music
Shadows on the Moon
  • Release date: 2009
  • Label: Soul City
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
( sales threshold)
US
[1]
AUS
[5]
At the Whisky à Go Go 12
Here We à Go Go Again!
  • Release date: April 1964
  • Label: Imperial Records
38
Meanwhile Back at the Whisky à Go Go
  • Release date: June 1965
  • Label: Imperial Records
21
...And I Know You Wanna Dance
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Imperial Records
52
Whisky A Go-Go Revisited
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Sunset
"Live" At The Whisky A Go Go [Germany]
Last Boogie in Paris
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Varese
70
Johnny Rivers
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: Live from Gilley's
Back at the Whisky
  • Release date: Jan 30, 2001
  • Label: Soul City
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
CAN
GER
Go Johnny, Go!
The Sensational Johnny Rivers
  • Release date: August 1964
  • Label: Capitol
The Great Johnny Rivers
  • Release date: November 1965
  • Label: Unart
Golden Hits
  • Released: 1966
  • Label: Imperial Records
29
A Touch of Gold
  • Released: 1969
  • Label: United Artists
26 22 [9]
Johnny Rivers Superpak
  • Released: 1972
  • Label: United Artists
Rockin' Rivers
  • Released: 1974
  • Label: United Artists
The Very Best of Johnny Rivers
  • Released: 1975
  • Label: Liberty Records
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1980
  • Label: MCA
Good Rockin
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Pair
Anthology, 1964-1977
  • Released: May 1991
  • Label: Rhino
All Time Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: EMI-Capitol Special Markets
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 2001 (updates 1980 Greatest Hits)
  • Label: Soul City Records, Inc.
Secret Agent Man: The Ultimate Johnny Rivers Anthology
  • Released: Sep 12, 2006
  • Label: Shout Factory!
Summer Rain: The Essential Rivers (1964-1975)
  • Released: Oct 30, 2006
  • Label: Raven
Greatest Hits and More
  • Released: 2011
  • Label: Soul City
This Could Be The One - The Early Sides 1958-1962
  • Released: 2013
  • Label: Jasmine
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles

1950s singles

Single Year Album
"Little Girl"
b/w "Two By Two"
1957 Non-album singles
" Baby Come Back"
b/w "Long, Long Walk"
1958
"You're the One"
b/w "A Hole in the Ground"
"Your First and Last Love"
b/w "(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover"
1959
"Everyday"
b/w "Darling Talk To Me"

1960s singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Titles (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[1]
CAN
GER
AUS
[5]
"The Customary Thing"
b/w " Answer Me, My Love"
1960 Non-album tracks
"Knock Three Times"
b/w "I Get So Doggone Lonesome"
1961 Go, Johnny, Go!
" Blue Skies"
b/w "That Someone Should Be Me"
" Long Black Veil"
b/w "This Could Be the One"
1962 The Sensational Johnny Rivers
"If You Want It, I've Got It"
b/w "My Heart Is in Your Hands"
1963
"Dream Doll"
b/w "To Be Loved"
1964 Go, Johnny, Go!
" Memphis"
b/w "It Wouldn't Happen with Me"
2 1 [10] 1 [11] 47 At the Whisky à Go Go
"Oh What a Kiss"
b/w "Knock Three Times"
120 Go, Johnny, Go!
"That's My Babe"
b/w "Your First and Last Love" (from Go, Johnny, Go!)
Non-album track
" Maybellene"
b/w "Walk Myself On Home"
12 9 [12] 33 Here We à Go Go Again!
" Mountain of Love"
b/w " Moody River"
9 4 [13] 19 In Action
" Midnight Special" / 1965 20 36 [14] 86 Here We à Go Go Again!
" Cupid" 76 86 In Action
" Seventh Son"
b/w "Un-Square Dance"
7 1 [15] 62 Meanwhile Back at the Whisky à Go Go
" Where Have All the Flowers Gone"
b/w "Love Me While You Can" (Non-LP track)
26 9 [16] 58 Johnny Rivers Rocks the Folk
"Under Your Spell Again"
b/w "Long Time Man" (from Johnny Rivers Rocks the Folk)
35 2 [17] Non-album track
" Secret Agent Man"
b/w "You Dig"
1966 3 4 [18] 78 And I Know You Wanna Dance
" (I Washed My Hands in) Muddy Water"
b/w "Roogalator" (Non-LP track)
19 25 [19] 59 Golden Hits
" Poor Side of Town"
b/w "A Man Can Cry" (Non-LP track)
1 1 [20] Changes
" Baby I Need Your Lovin'"
b/w "Gettin' Ready for Tomorrow" (from Changes)
1967 3 44 Rewind
" The Tracks of My Tears"
b/w "Rewind Medley"
10 38
" Summer Rain"
b/w "Memory of the Coming Good" (Non-LP track)
14 10 [21] 14 Realization
"Look to Your Soul"
b/w "Something Strange"
1968 49 14 [22]
"Right Relations"
b/w "A Better Life" (from A Touch of Gold)
61 28 [23] Non-album tracks
"These Are Not My People"
b/w "Going Back to Big Sur" (from Realization)
1969 55 38 [24] 38
"Muddy River"
b/w "Resurrection"
41 33 [25] 90 Slim Slo Slider
"One Woman"
b/w "Ode to John Lee" (from A Touch of Gold)
89 67 [26] Non-album track
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1970s singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Titles (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[1]
US AC
[1]
US Country
[1]
CAN
CAN AC
NZ
AUS
[5]
" Fire and Rain"
b/w "Apple Tree" (from Slim Slo Slider)
1970 94 Home Grown
" Into the Mystic"
b/w "Jesus Is a Soul Man"
51 38 [27] 64 Slim Slo Slider
" Sea Cruise"
b/w "Our Lady of the Well" (from Home Grown)
1971 84 38 75 [28] Last Boogie in Paris
"Think His Name"
b/w "Permanent Change"
65 64 [29] 64 Home Grown
" Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu"
b/w "Come Home America"
1972 6 3 [30] 38 L.A. Reggae
" Blue Suede Shoes"
b/w "Stories to a Child" (from L.A. Reggae)
1973 38 42 [31] 88 Blue Suede Shoes
" Searchin'/ So Fine"
b/w "New York City Dues" (from L.A. Reggae)
113 90 [32] 73 [33]
" Six Days on the Road"
b/w "Artists and Poets"
1974 106 58 Road
" Help Me, Rhonda"
b/w "New Lovers and Old Friends"
1975 22 38 33 [34] 37 [35] 34 [36] 52 New Lovers and Old Friends
"Ashes and Sand"
b/w "Outside Help"
1977 96 Outside Help
" Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancin')"
b/w "Outside Help"
10 8 3 [37] 7 [38] 36
" Curious Mind (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um)"
b/w "Ashes and Sand"
1978 41 4 33 [39] 5 [40]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1980s singles

Single Year Album
"China / The Price" 1980 Borrowed Time
"Romance / Don't Need No Other Now" Non Album Song
"Heartbreak Love" 1984
"Tearing the Drive-In Down" 1985

2000s singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Album
"The American Dream" 2009 Shadows on the Moon

2010s singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Album
"New Home" 2010 Greatest Hits and More

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Johnny Rivers > Charts & Awards > Billboard". AllMusic. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
  2. ^ Albums/CDs - Volume 6, No. 25, February 18 1967
  3. ^ Albums/CDs - Volume 7, No. 26, August 26 1967
  4. ^ and Archives Canada (Top Albums/CDs - Volume 10, No. 7, October 14 1968)
  5. ^ a b c d Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 253. ISBN  0-646-11917-6.
  6. ^ |Album - Johnny Rivers, Live At The Whisky A Gogo[ dead link]
  7. ^ Go, Johnny, Go! at AllMusic
  8. ^ "Golden Hits search results". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  9. ^ and Archives Canada (Top Albums/CDs - Volume 11, No. 26, August 16 1969)
  10. ^ Singles - Volume 1, No. 21, July 13 1964
  11. ^ |Single - Johnny Rivers, Memphis Tennessee[ dead link]
  12. ^ Singles - Volume 2, No. 5, September 28 1964
  13. ^ Singles - Volume 2, No. 17, December 21 1964
  14. ^ Singles - Volume 3, No. 1, March 01 1965
  15. ^ Singles - Volume 3, No. 21, July 19 1965
  16. ^ qpcmqn9eqpupr7ao955|Top Singles - Volume 4, No. 12, November 15 1965
  17. ^ Singles - Volume 4, No. 25, February 14 1966
  18. ^ Singles - Volume 5, No. 10, May 02 1966
  19. ^ Singles - Volume 5, No. 23, August 01 1966
  20. ^ Singles - Volume 6, No. 13, November 21 1966
  21. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 14, 2014. Retrieved April 13, 2014.{{ cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
  22. ^ Singles - Volume 9, No. 12, May 18 1968
  23. ^ Singles - Volume 10, No. 15, December 09 1968
  24. ^ Singles - Volume 11, No. 4, March 24 1969
  25. ^ Singles - Volume 11, No. 26, August 16 1969
  26. ^ Singles - Volume 12, No. 11, November 01 1969
  27. ^ Singles - Volume 13, No. 18, June 20 1970
  28. ^ Singles - Volume 15, No. 18, June 19 1971|
  29. ^ Singles - Volume 16, No. 8, October 09 1971
  30. ^ Singles - Volume 18, No. 23, January 20 1973
  31. ^ Singles - Volume 19, No. 13, May 12 1973
  32. ^ Singles - Volume 19, No. 26, August 11 1973
  33. ^ Contemporary - Volume 20, No. 2, August 25 1973
  34. ^ Singles - Volume 23, No. 26, August 23 1975
  35. ^ Contemporary Volume 24, No. 1, August 30 1975
  36. ^ RIVERS - HELP ME RHONDA (SONG)
  37. ^ Singles - Volume 28, No. 5, October 29 1977
  38. ^ Contemporary Volume 28, No. 5, October 29 1977
  39. ^ Singles - Volume 28, No. 23, March 04 1978
  40. ^ Contemporary - Volume 28, No. 26, March 25 1978

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