Ernest Tubb discography

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Ernest Tubb discography
Releases
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]

1940s and 1950s[edit]

Title Details
Ernest Tubb Souvenir Album
Favorites
  • Release date: 1952
  • Label: Decca Records
Old Rugged Cross
  • Release date: 1952
  • Label: Decca Records
Songs of Jimmie Rodgers
  • Release date: 1953
  • Label: Decca Records
Favorites
  • Release date: 1956
  • Label: Decca Records
Daddy of 'Em All
  • Release date: July 1957
  • Label: Decca Records
The Importance of Being Ernest
  • Release date: January 1959
  • Label: Decca Records

1960s[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
Ernest Tubb Record Shop
  • Release date: 1960
  • Label: Decca Records
Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours
Midnight Jamboree
  • Release date: 1960
  • Label: Decca Records
All Time Hits
  • Release date: December 1960
  • Label: Decca Records
Golden Favorites
  • Release date: 1961
  • Label: Decca Records
On Tour
  • Release date: October 1962
  • Label: Decca Records
Just Call Me Lonesome
  • Release date: June 1963
  • Label: Decca Records
The Family Bible
  • Release date: June 1963
  • Label: Decca Records
Thanks a Lot
  • Release date: June 1964
  • Label: Decca Records
7
Blue Christmas
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: Decca Records
My Pick of the Hits
  • Release date: June 1965
  • Label: Decca Records
15
Hittin' the Road
  • Release date: November 1965
  • Label: Decca Records
Stand by Me
  • Release date: November 1965
  • Label: Vocalion Records
By Request
  • Release date: April 1966
  • Label: Decca Records
28
Country Hits Old and New
  • Release date: October 1966
  • Label: Decca Records
35
Another Story
  • Release date: April 1967
  • Label: Decca Records
6
Ernest Tubb Sings Hank Williams
  • Release date: March 1968
  • Label: Decca Records
34
Country Hit Time
  • Release date: September 1968
  • Label: Decca Records
Saturday Satan Sunday Saint
  • Release date: June 1969
  • Label: Decca Records
34
Let's Turn Back the Years
  • Release date: November 1969
  • Label: Decca Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
Good Year for the Wine
  • Release date: July 1970
  • Label: Decca Records
One Sweet Hello
  • Release date: September 1971
  • Label: Decca Records
Say Something Nice to Sarah
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: Decca Records
33
Baby It's So Hard to Be Good
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: Decca Records
I've Got All the Heartaches I Can Handle
Ernest Tubb
  • Release date: August 1975
  • Label: MCA Records
45
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Collaborations[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
Red and Ernie
(with Red Foley)
  • Release date: 1956
  • Label: Decca Records
Mr. & Mrs. Used to Be
(with Loretta Lynn)
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Decca Records
13
Singin' Again
(with Loretta Lynn)
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Decca Records
2
If We Put Our Heads Together
(with Loretta Lynn)
  • Release date: June 2, 1969
  • Label: Decca Records
19
Story
(with Loretta Lynn)
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: MCA Records
43
Just You and Me, Daddy
(with Justin Tubb)
  • Release date: 1999
  • Label: First Generation
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Selected compilations[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
The Ernest Tubb Story
  • Release date: September 1959
  • Label: Decca Records
Ernest Tubb's Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Decca Records
44
Ernest Tubb's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: Decca Records
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: MCA Records
The Legend and the Legacy [A]
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: Cachet Records
10
Honkey Tonk Classics
Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: MCA Records
Retrospective, Vol. 1
Retrospective, Vol. 2
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Universal Special Products
Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello (box set)
Yellow Rose of Texas (box set)
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: Bear Family Records
Walking the Floor Over You (box set)
  • Release date: 1996
  • Label: Bear Family Records
Another Story
  • Release date: 1999
  • Label: Bear Family Records
20th Century Masters - The Millennium
Collection: The Best of Ernest Tubb
  • Release date: 2000
  • Label: MCA Records
Country Hoedown
There's a Little Bit of Everything in Texas
  • Release date: 2000
  • Label: Jasmine Records
Early Hits of The Texas Troubadour
  • Release date: 2000
  • Label: ASV/Living Era Records
The Definitive Ernest Tubb Hits Collection
Texas Troubadour (box set)
Blue Eyed Elaine (Tubb the Songwriter)
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: Proper Records
Walking the Floor Over You (The Hits, Vol. 1)
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: Proper Records
Slippin' Around (The Hits, Vol. 2)
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: Proper Records
Time After Time (Writers Galore)
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: Proper Records
The Definitive Collection
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1930s and 1940s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
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

1950s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
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

1960s[edit]

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

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
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]

Collaborations[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
positions
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"[B] 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)"
48
"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
positions
US Country CAN Country
1983 "Leave Them Boys Alone" Hank Williams, Jr. & Waylon Jennings 6 7

Christmas singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
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

Notes[edit]

  • A^ The Legend and the Legacy also peaked at number 2 on the RPM Country Albums chart in Canada.
  • B^ "Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be" reached number 4 on the RPM Country Tracks in Canada.