Ernest Tubb discography

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Ernest Tubb discography
Studio albums 37
Compilation albums 4
Singles 92
No.1 Single 6

Ernest Tubb was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of country music.


Studio albums[edit]

Year Album US Country Label
1947 Ernest Tubb Souvenir Album Decca
1952 Favorites
Old Rugged Cross
1953 Songs of Jimmie Rodgers
1956 Favorites
1957 Daddy of 'Em All
1959 The Importance of Being Ernest
1960 Ernest Tubb Record Shop
Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours Vocalion
Midnight Jamboree Decca
All Time Hits
1961 Golden Favorites
1962 On Tour
1963 Just Call Me Lonesome
The Family Bible
1964 Thanks a Lot 7
Blue Christmas
1965 My Pick of the Hits 15
Hittin' the Road
1966 Stand By Me Vocalion
By Request 28 Decca
Country Hits Old and New 35
1967 Another Story 6
1968 Ernest Tubb Sings Hank Williams 34
Country Hit Time
1969 Let's Turn Back the Years
Saturday Satan Sunday Saint 34
1970 Good Year for the Wine
1971 One Sweet Hello
1972 Say Something Nice to Sarah 33
Baby It's So Hard to Be Good
1973 I've Got All the Heartaches I Can Handle MCA
1975 Ernest Tubb 45


Year Album Artist US Country Label
1956 Red and Ernie Red Foley Decca
1965 Mr. & Mrs. Used to Be Loretta Lynn 13
1967 Singin' Again 2
1969 If We Put Our Heads Together 19
1973 Story 43 MCA
1999 Just You and Me, Daddy Justin Tubb First Generation

Selected compilations[edit]

There are literally scores of vinyl, tape, and CD compilations and reissues of Ernest Tubb's recordings by a multitude of companies in the U.S., Germany, Japan, and elsewhere.

Year Album US Country Label
1959 The Ernest Tubb Story Decca
1968 Ernest Tubb's Greatest Hits 44
1970 Ernest Tubb's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
1974 Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 MCA
1979 Ernest Tubb: The Legend and the Legacy Volume 1A 10 Cachet
1983 Honkey Tonk Classics Rounder
1987 Country Music Hall of Fame MCA
Retrospective, Vol. 1 Universal Special Products
Retrospective, Vol. 2
1991 Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello Bear Family
1993 Yellow Rose of Texas
1996 Walking the Floor Over You (Box set)
1999 Another Story
2000 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Ernest Tubb MCA
Country Hoedown Jasmine
There's a Little Bit of Everything in Texas
Early Hits of The Texas Troubadour ASV/Living Era
2001 The Definitive Ernest Tubb Hits Collection Collectors Choice
2003 Texas Troubadour (Box set) Proper
Blue Eyed Elaine (Tubb the Songwriter)
Walking the Floor Over You (The Hits, Vol. 1)
Slippin' Around (The Hits, Vol. 2)
Time After Time (Writers Galore)
2006 The Definitive Collection MCA Nashville
  • AErnest Tubb: The Legend and the Legacy Volume 1 also peaked at #2 on the RPM Country Albums chart in Canada.


1930s and 1940s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
1936 "The Passing of Jimmie Rodgers"
"This TB Is Whipping Me"
1940 "Blue Eyed Elaine"
"I'll Get Along Somehow"
"I'll Never Cry Over You"
1941 "I Cared For You More Than You Know"
"Walking the Floor Over You" 23
"Mean Mama Blues"
1943 "You Nearly Lose Your Mind"
1944 "Try Me One More Time" 2 18
"Soldier's Last Letter" 1 16
"Yesterday's Tears" 4 29
1945 "Keep My Mem'ry in Your Heart" 6
"Tomorrow Never Comes" 3
"Careless Darlin'" 3
"It's Been So Long Darling" 1
1946 "Rainbow at Midnight" 1
"Filipino Baby" 2
"Drivin' Nails in My Coffin" 5
1947 "Don't Look Now (But Your Broken Heart Is Showing)" 4
"So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed" 5
"I'll Step Aside" 4
1948 "Seaman's Blues" 5
"You Nearly Lose Your Mind" 15
"Forever Is Ending Today" 5 30
"That Wild and Wicked Look in Your Eye" 9
"Have You Ever Been Lonely? (Have You Ever Been Blue)" 2
"Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello" 5
1949 "Till the End of the World" 4
"Daddy, When Is Mommy Coming Home" 15
"Mean Mama Blues" 6
"Slippin' Around" 1 17
"My Filipino Rose" 6
"Warm Red Wine" 8
"My Tennessee Baby" 10
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
1950 "Letters Have No Arms" 2
"I'll Take a Back Seat for You" 8
"I Love You Because" 2
"Unfaithful One" 8
"Throw Your Love My Way" 3
"Give Me a Little Old Fashioned Love" 9
"You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry" 10
"(Remember Me) I'm the One Who Loves You" 5
1951 "Don't Stay Too Long" 9
"Hey La La" 6
"Driftwood on the River" 7
1952 "Missing in Action" 3
"Somebody's Stolen My Honey" 9
"Fortunes in Memories" 5
1953 "Divorce Granted" 9
"I'll Miss You When You Go" 22
"Counterfeit Kisses" 25
1954 "Two Glasses, Joe" 11
1955 "The Yellow Rose of Texas" 7
"Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)" 7
1958 "House of Glass" 13
"Half a Mind" 8
"The Blues" 21
1959 "What Am I Living For" 19
"I Cried a Tear" 12
"Next Time" 14
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Year Single Peak positions
US Country
1960 "Ev'rybody's Somebody's Fool" 16
1961 "Thoughts of a Fool" 16
"Through That Door" 14
1962 "I'm Looking High and Low for My Baby" 16
"Show Her Lots of Gold" 30
1963 "Mr. Juke Box" 28
"Thanks a Lot" 3
1964 "Be Better to Your Baby" 26
"Pass the Booze" 15
1965 "Do You What You Do Do Well" 29
1966 "Another Story" 16
1968 "Too Much of Not Enough" 55
"I'm Gonna Make Like a Snake" 69
1969 "Saturday Satan Sunday Saint" 43


Year Single Peak chart
US Country CAN Country
1973 "I've Got All the Heartaches I Can Handle" 93
1977 "Sometimes I Do" 79
"Half My Heart's in Texas" flip
1979 "Waltz Across Texas" (re-release) 56 31
"Walking the Floor Over You" (w/ Merle Haggard) 31 18
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]


Year Single Artist Peak chart
US Country US
1949 "I'm Bitin' My Fingernails and Thinking of You" The Andrews Sisters 2 30
"Don't Rob Another Man's Castle" 6
"Tennessee Border No. 2" Red Foley 2
1950 "Don't Be Ashamed of Your Age" 7
"Goodnight Irene" Red Foley & The Sunshine Trio 1 10
"Hillbilly Fever No. 2" Red Foley 9
1951 "The Strange Little Girl" Red Foley & Anita Kerr 9
1952 "Too Old to Cut the Mustard" Red Foley 5
1953 "No Help Wanted #2" 7
1957 "Mister Love" The Wilburn Brothers 8
1958 "Hey, Mr. Bluebird" 9
1964 "Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be" [A] Loretta Lynn 11
1965 "Our Hearts Are Holding Hands" 24
"Waltz Across Texas" His Texas Troubadours 34
1966 "It's for God, and Country, and You Mom
(That's Why I'm Fighting in Viet Nam)"
"Till My Getup Has Gotup and Gone" 32
1967 "Sweet Thang" Loretta Lynn 45
1969 "Who's Gonna Take the Garbage Out" 18
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
US Country CAN Country
1983 "Leave Them Boys Alone" Hank Williams, Jr. & Waylon Jennings 6 7

Christmas singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
1949 "Blue Christmas" 1 21
"White Christmas" 7
1950 "Blue Christmas" (re-entry) 9
1952 "Blue Christmas" (re-entry) 5
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


  • A^ "Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be" reached number 4 on the RPM Country Tracks in Canada.