Debby Boone discography

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Debby Boone discography
Releases
Studio albums 12
Compilation albums 4
Singles 16
No. 1 Singles 2

This article documents the discography of American pop, Christian, and country music singer, Debby Boone. She first recorded with her family, charting twice with her sisters as the Boones on the Billboard AC chart. As a solo artist, Boone has released 12 studio albums and four compilation albums. Boone also placed 15 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Hot Country Songs, and Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart including two Number One songs – "You Light Up My Life" (10 weeks – Hot 100, 1 week – AC) and "Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again" (1 week – Country). Boone's You Light Up My Life album and single were both certified platinum.

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country US US Christian CAN
You Light Up My Life 6 6 1
Midstream
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: Warner Bros./Curb
147
Debby Boone
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: Warner Bros./Curb
Love Has No Reason
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: Warner Bros./Curb
17
With My Song 9
Savin' It Up
  • Release date: 1981
  • Label: Warner Bros./Curb
49
Surrender
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
7
Choose Life
  • Release date: 1985
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
7
Friends for Life
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
4
Be Thou My Vision
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
23
Home for Christmas
Reflections of Rosemary
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Christian
The Best of Debby Boone
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: Curb Records
Love Put a Song in My Heart
Reflections
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
33
You Light Up My Life: Greatest Inspirational Songs
  • Release date: 2001
  • Label: Curb Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Reissues[edit]

Title Details
Home for Christmas[A]
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: Curb Records
Greatest Hymns[B]
  • Release date: 2000
  • Label: Curb Records
Home for Christmas[A]
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Curb Records
Surrender/Choose Life
  • Release date: 2008
  • Label: Curb Records
With My Song ... I Will Praise Him/Friends for Life
  • Release date: 2008
  • Label: Curb Records

Other albums[edit]

Title Artist Details
The Pat Boone Family The Pat Boone Family
All in the Boone Family The Boone Family
The Family Who Prays The Boone Family with the
First Nashville Jesus Band
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
The Pat Boone Family in the Holy Land The Pat Boone Family
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
The Boone Family Christmas The Boone Family
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Warner Bros./Curb
Glass Castle The Boone Girls
(a.k.a. The Boones)
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
First Class
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
Heavenly Love
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records
Highlights: Best of the Boone Girls Plus Two
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: Lamb & Lion Records

Singles[edit]

1970s[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US Country US US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC
1977 "You Light Up My Life" 4 1 1 6 1 1 You Light Up My Life
1978 "California" 50 20 60 21 Midstream
"God Knows" 22 74 14 98
"When You're Loved" 48
"In Memory of Your Love" 61 N/A
1979 "My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own" 11 20 Debby Boone
"Breakin' in a Brand New Broken Heart" 25 28
"See You in September" 41 45 45 N/A
"Everybody's Somebody's Fool" 48
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US Country US AC CAN Country
1980 "Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again" 1 31 20 Love Has No Reason
"Free to Be Lonely Again" 14
"Take It Like a Woman" 44
"Lord, I Believe" With My Song
1981 "Perfect Fool" 23 37 20 Savin' It Up
"It'll Be Him" 46
1983 "Keep the Flame Burning" Surrender
1985 "The Time Is Now" Choose Life
"Choose Life"
1987 "Masihlanganeni (Let Us Stand Together)" Friends for Life
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Guest singles[edit]

Year Title Artist Peak positions
US AC
1972 "Children Learn What They Live" The Boone Family
"Curiosity Killed the Cat" The Boone Girls
"Bless the Beasts and Children"
1973 "You Don't Own Me"
1974 "Please Mr. Postman" Pat Boone Family
1975 "When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes" The Boones 25
1977 "Hasta Manana" 32
1978 "When I'm with You I'm Feeling Good (Theme from Matilda)" Pat Boone
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Charted B-sides[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Original A-side
US Country US US AC
1978 "Baby, I'm Yours" 33 flip 18 "God Knows"

Other album appearances/credits[edit]

  • 1978: The Magic Of Lassie – various artists; "Brass Rings & Day Dreams", "There'll Be Other Friday Nights", "When You're Loved"
  • 1979: On This Christmas Night – various artists; "The Gift Of Love"
  • 1980: Cranston Thorndike & The Dragon – various artists; voice of Cranston's Mother, music/lyrics co-writer
  • 1982: Good Night, Sleep Tight – various artists; "I Thank The Father"
  • 1983: SoloSteve Archer; "Evermore"
  • 1989: Bowling in ParisStephen Bishop; background vocals
  • 1995: Sing Me To Sleep, Mommy – various artists; "Sleep My Child"
  • 1996: The Holiday Collection: Volume 1 – various artists; "The Gift Of Life"
  • 1996: A Hollywood Christmas – various artists; "White Christmas"
  • 1997: Cole Porter: A Musical Toast – various artists; "Do I Love You?"
  • 1998: My Dream Come True – Ryan DeHeus; "Someone To Watch Over Me"
  • 2000: Shake Those Hula Hips – Big Kahuna and the Copa Cat Pack; "Little Grass Shack", "Princess Poo-poo-ly Has Plenty Papaya"
  • 2008: The Real Me – John Sawyer; "I'm Always On Your Side"
  • 2012: Christmas Around the World with Perry Como; featured guest

Notes[edit]

  • A^ Reissue of Home for Christmas (1989) with different cover art.
  • B^ Reissue of Be Thou My Vision

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American album certifications – Debby Bone – You Light Up My Life". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  2. ^ "American single certifications – Debby Bone – You Light Up My Life". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH