Don Williams discography

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Don Williams discography

Don Williams when he was in concert in Winnipeg, Manitoba on November 5th, 2006
Releases
Studio albums 25
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 13
Singles 55
Music videos 6
No. 1 singles 21

This is a detailed discography for American country music artist Don Williams.

Studio albums[edit]

1970s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Country
[1]
US
[1]
CAN Country
Don Williams Volume One
  • Release date: June 1973
  • Label: JMI Records
  • Formats: LP
5
Don Williams Volume Two
  • Release date: January 1974
  • Label: JMI Records
  • Formats: LP
13
Don Williams Vol. III 3
You're My Best Friend
  • Release date: April 1975
  • Label: ABC/Dot Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
5
Harmony
  • Release date: April 5, 1976
  • Label: ABC/Dot Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
1
Visions
  • Release date: January 17, 1977
  • Label: ABC/Dot Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
4
Country Boy
  • Release date: September 13, 1977
  • Label: ABC/Dot Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
9 11
Expressions
  • Release date: August 23, 1978
  • Label: ABC/Dot Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
2 161 1
Portrait
  • Release date: October 19, 1979
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
11
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[1]
US
[1]
CAN Country
I Believe in You
  • Release date: August 4, 1980
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
2 57 3
Especially for You
  • Release date: June 26, 1981
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
5 109
Listen to the Radio
  • Release date: March 26, 1982
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
6 166
Yellow Moon
  • Release date: March 25, 1983
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
12 44
Cafe Carolina
  • Release date: May 14, 1984
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
13 1
New Moves
  • Release date: January 17, 1986
  • Label: Capitol Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
29
Traces
  • Release date: October 14, 1987
  • Label: Capitol Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
One Good Well
  • Release date: April 28, 1989
  • Label: RCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
54
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Title Album details Peak
positions
US Country
[1]
True Love
  • Release date: August 7, 1990
  • Label: RCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD, cassette
56
Currents
  • Release date: March 10, 1992
  • Label: RCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Borrowed Tales
  • Release date: August 8, 1995
  • Label: American Harvest Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Flatlands
  • Release date: October 8, 1996
  • Label: American Harvest Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
I Turn the Page
  • Release date: October 27, 1998
  • Label: Giant Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
69
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US Country
[1]
US
[1]
My Heart to You
  • Release date: April 27, 2004
  • Label: Intersound Records
  • Formats: CD
And So It Goes 20 100
Reflections
  • Release date: March 11, 2014
  • Label: Sugar Hill Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
19 124

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
An Evening with Don Williams: Best Of Live
  • Release date: May 27, 1994
  • Label: American Harvest Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Live Greatest Hits, Volume 2
  • Release date: April 17, 2001
  • Label: Row Music Group
  • Formats: CD

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[1]
CAN Country
Greatest Hits, Volume One
  • Release date: September 22, 1975
  • Label: ABC/Dot Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
5
The Best of Don Williams, Volume II
  • Release date: April 23, 1979
  • Label: ABC/Dot Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
7 2
  • CAN: Gold
  • US: Gold[2]
The Best of Don Williams, Volume III
  • Release date: February 13, 1984
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
18
Greatest Hits Volume IV
  • Release date: November 11, 1985
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
60
Lovers and Best Friends
  • Release date: September 22, 1986
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
20 Greatest Hits
  • Release date: February 16, 1987
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
Greatest Country Hits
  • Release date: September 10, 1990
  • Label: Curb Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
The Best of Don Williams
  • Release date: May 23, 1995
  • Label: RCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD, cassette
20th Century Masters:
The Millennium Collection
74
Gold
  • Release date: October 17, 2000
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • Formats: CD
20th Century Masters:
The Millennium Collection, Vol. 2
  • Release date: September 25, 2001
  • Label: MCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD
The Definitive Collection
  • Release date: June 22, 2004
  • Label: MCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD
48
Icon: Don Williams
  • Release date: August 31, 2010
  • Label: MCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD
43
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[3]
US Bubbling
[3]
CAN Country UK
[4]
1973 "Shelter of Your Eyes" 14 Don Williams Volume One
"Come Early Morning" 12
1974 "Atta Way to Go" 13 57 Don Williams Volume Two
"We Should Be Together" 5
"Down the Road I Go" 62 50
"I Wouldn't Want to Live If You Didn't Love Me" 1 10 Don Williams Vol. III
"The Ties That Bind" 4 2
1975 "You're My Best Friend" 1 1 35 You're My Best Friend
"(Turn Out the Light And) Love Me Tonight" 1 5
"'Til the Rivers All Run Dry" 1 Harmony
1976 "Say It Again" 1 4
"I Recall a Gypsy Woman" 13 Don Williams Vol. 2
"She Never Knew Me" 2 3 2 Harmony
1977 "Some Broken Hearts Never Mend" 1 8 6 Visions
"I'm Just a Country Boy" 1 10 1 Country Boy
1978 "I've Got a Winner in You" 7 10
"Rake and Ramblin' Man" 3 2
"Tulsa Time" 1 6 1 Expressions
1979 "Lay Down Beside Me" 3 2
"It Must Be Love" 1 2
"Love Me Over Again" 1 1 Portrait
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[3]
US
[3]
CAN Country CAN AC
1980 "Good Ole Boys Like Me" 2 3 Portrait
"I Believe in You" 1 24 1 7 I Believe in You
1981 "Falling Again" 6 3
"Miracles" 4 2 Especially for You
"Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good" 1 1
1982 "Listen to the Radio" 3 1 Listen to the Radio
"Mistakes" 3 3
"If Hollywood Don't Need You (Honey I Still Do)" 1 1
1983 "Love Is on a Roll" 1 1 Yellow Moon
"Nobody but You" 2 1
"Stay Young" 1 3
1984 "That's the Thing About Love" 1 1 Cafe Carolina
"Maggie's Dream" 11 13
"Walkin' a Broken Heart" 2 3
1985 "It's Time for Love" 20 49
"We've Got a Good Fire Goin'" 3 2 New Moves
1986 "Heartbeat in the Darkness" 1 2
"Then It's Love" 3 4
1987 "Señorita" 9 12
"I'll Never Be in Love Again" 4 15
"I Wouldn't Be a Man" 9 7 Traces
1988 "Another Place, Another Time" 5 *
"Desperately" 7 *
"Old Coyote Town" 5 2
1989 "One Good Well" 4 3 One Good Well
"I've Been Loved by the Best" 4 11
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s and 2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[3]
CAN Country
1990 "Just as Long as I Have You" 4 11 One Good Well
"Maybe That's All It Takes" 22 47
"Back in My Younger Days" 2 1 True Love
1991 "True Love" 4
"Lord Have Mercy on a Country Boy" 7 17
1992 "It's Who You Love" 73 Currents
"Too Much Love" 72
1995 "Fever" Borrowed Tales
1998 "Cracker Jack Diamond" 87 I Turn the Page
"Pretty Little Baby Child" N/A
2004 "My Heart to You" My Heart to You
2012 "I Just Come Here for the Music" (with Alison Krauss) And So It Goes
2014 "I'll Be Here in the Morning"[5] Reflections
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Featured singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[3]
CAN Country
1981 "If I Needed You" Emmylou Harris 3 1 Cimarron

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
US Country
[3]
1980 "Could You Ever Really Love a Poor Boy" 97 N/A

Charted B-sides[edit]

Year B-side Peak
positions
Original A-side
US Country
[3]
1973 "Amanda" 33 "Come Early Morning"

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1989 "I've Been Loved by the Best" Phil Olsman
1995 "Fever" Bob Gabrielsen
2004 "My Heart to You" John Donegan
2012 "Imagine That" (with Keith Urban) David McClister
2014 "I'll Be Here in the Morning"[6] Bill Filipiak
"Sing Me Back Home"[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Artist Chart History – Don Williams". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  2. ^ a b c "Gold & Platinum Database Search: Don Williams". RIAA. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 463–464. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  4. ^ "UK Singles Chart history for Don Williams". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Future Releases for Country Radio Stations". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on 2014-02-27. 
  6. ^ "CMT : Videos : Don Williams : I'll be Here in the Morning". Country Music Television. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  7. ^ "CMT : Videos : Don Williams : Sing Me Back Home". Country Music Television. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 

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