Earl Thomas Conley discography

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Earl Thomas Conley discography
Releases
Studio albums 10
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 7
Singles 40
Music videos 11
No. 1 Singles 18

The discography of Earl Thomas Conley, an American country music singer, consists of ten studio albums and 40 singles. He first charted in 1975 as Earl Conley for the GRT and Warner Bros. Records labels, before moving to Sunbird Records. He had his first number one in 1981 with "Fire & Smoke", and had a total of eighteen number ones between then and "Love Out Loud" in 1989.

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
[1]
Blue Pearl
  • Release date: October 17, 1980
  • Formats: LP, cassette
  • Label: Sunbird Records
20
Fire and Smoke
  • Release date: October 14, 1981
  • Formats: LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
19
Somewhere Between Right and Wrong
  • Release date: August 16, 1982
  • Formats: LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
10
Don't Make It Easy For Me
  • Release date: May 16, 1983
  • Formats: LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
3
Treadin' Water
  • Release date: October 1, 1984
  • Formats: LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
2
Too Many Times
  • Release date: September 18, 1986
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
3
The Heart of It All
  • Release date: April 29, 1988
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
33
Yours Truly
  • Release date: July 9, 1991
  • Formats: CD, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
53
Perpetual Emotion
  • Release date: April 28, 1998
  • Formats: CD, cassette
  • Label: Intersound Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • APerpetual Emotion was re-released in 2003 under the title Should've Been Over By Now with one new song.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
[1]
Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 1985
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
1
The Best of Earl Thomas Conley, Vol. One
  • Release date: 1987
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
Greatest Hits, Volume II
  • Release date: February 14, 1990
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
35
The Essential Earl Thomas Conley
  • Release date: April 16, 1996
  • Formats: CD, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
Love Out Loud
  • Release date: September 8, 1998
  • Formats: CD, cassette
  • Label: BMG Special Products
Super Hits
  • Release date: September 29, 1998
  • Formats: CD, cassette
  • Label: RCA Records
16 Biggest Hits
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
Live at Billy Bob's Texas
  • Release date: February 22, 2005
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Label: Smith Music Group

Singles[edit]

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1971 "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" Non-album songs
(as Earl Conley)
1974 "When I'm Under the Table (I'll Be Over You)"
1975 "I Have Loved You Girl (But Not Like This Before)" 87
"It's the Bible Against the Bottle (In the Battle for Daddy's Soul)" 87
1976 "High and Wild" 67
"Queen of New Orleans" 77
1979 "Dreamin's All I Do" (as Earl Conley) 32 74 Blue Pearl
"Middle Age Madness" 41
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s and 1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1980 "Stranded on a Dead-End Street" (as the ETC Band) 26 Blue Pearl
"Silent Treatment" 7 Fire and Smoke
1981 "Fire and Smoke" 1
"Tell Me Why" 10
1982 "After the Love Slips Away" 16 31
"Heavenly Bodies" 8 3 Somewhere Between Right and Wrong
"Somewhere Between Right and Wrong" 1 39
1983 "I Have Loved You Girl (But Not Like This Before)" (re-recording) 2 3
"Your Love's on the Line" 1 8 Don't Make It Easy for Me
"Holding Her and Loving You" 1 2
1984 "Don't Make It Easy for Me" 1 2
"Angel in Disguise" 1 1
"Chance of Lovin' You" 1 1 Treadin' Water
1985 "Honor Bound" 1 1
"Love Don't Care (Whose Heart It Breaks)" 1 1
"Nobody Falls Like a Fool" 1 1 Greatest Hits
1986 "Once in a Blue Moon" 1 1
"Too Many Times" (with Anita Pointer) 2 3 Too Many Times
"I Can't Win for Losin' You" 1 3
1987 "That Was a Close One" 1 2
"Right from the Start" 1 1
1988 "What She Is (Is a Woman in Love)" 1 2 The Heart of It All
"We Believe in Happy Endings" (with Emmylou Harris) 1 1
"What I'd Say" 1 1
1989 "Love Out Loud" 1 2
"You Must Not Be Drinking Enough" 26 39
1990 "Bring Back Your Love to Me" 11 11 Greatest Hits, Volume II
"Who's Gonna Tell Her Goodbye" 61 66
1991 "Shadow of a Doubt" 8 4 Yours Truly
1992 "Hard Days and Honky Tonk Nights" 36 38
"If Only Your Eyes Could Lie" 74
1999 "Scared Money Never Wins" Perpetual Emotion
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Guest singles[edit]

Year Title Artist Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1984 "All Tangled Up in Love" Gus Hardin 8 8 Wall of Tears
1991 "Brotherly Love" Keith Whitley 2 6 Yours Truly / Kentucky Bluebird

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1982 "Heavenly Bodies"
"Somewhere Between Right and Wrong"
1983 "Holding Her and Loving You"
1984 "Angel in Disguise" David Hogan
"Crowd Around the Corner"
1985 "Love Don't Care (Whose Heart It Breaks)"
1986 "Once in a Blue Moon"
"Too Many Times" (with Anita Pointer)
1991 "Shadow of a Doubt"
"Brotherly Love" (with Keith Whitley) Jack Cole
1999 "Scared Money Never Wins" Tom Bevins

References[edit]