George Jones discography

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George Jones discography

Jones performing at Harrah's Metropolis in Metropolis, Illinois in June 2002
Releases
Studio albums 60
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 6
Music videos 18
Tribute and cover albums 8

The following is a discography of albums and singles released by the American country music artist George Jones from 1955 to his death in 2013. Throughout the 50 years of his career, Jones recorded over 900 songs, and according to Billboard, George Jones had more hits than any artist in any genre of music ever.

Studio albums[edit]

1950s[edit]

Title Album details
Grand Ole Opry's New Star
  • Release date: 1957
  • Label: Starday
Hillbilly Hit Parade
  • Release date: 1958
  • Label: Starday
Long Live King George
  • Release date: 1958
  • Label: Starday
Country Church Time
  • Release date: 1959
  • Label: Mercury
White Lightning and Other Favorites
  • Release date: 1959
  • Label: Mercury

1960s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US Country US
George Jones Salutes Hank Williams
  • Release date: May 1960
  • Label: Mercury
Sings Country and Western Hits
  • Release date: May 1962
  • Label: Mercury
Sings from the Heart
  • Release date: 1962
  • Label: Mercury
George Jones Sings Bob Wills
Homecoming in Heaven
  • Release date: December 1962
  • Label: United Artists
My Favorites of Hank Williams
  • Release date: December 1962
  • Label: United Artists
I Wish Tonight Would Never End
  • Release date: April 1963
  • Label: United Artists
Blue and Lonesome
  • Release date: February 1964
  • Label: Mercury
11
Heartaches and Tears
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: Mercury
George Jones Sings Like The Dickens!
  • Release date: August 1964
  • Label: United Artists
6
I Get Lonely in a Hurry
  • Release date: November 1964
  • Label: United Artists
10
The Race Is On
  • Release date: April 1965
  • Label: United Artists
3
Mr. Country & Western Music
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
13
New Country Hits
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
5
Old Brush Arbors
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
Trouble in Mind
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: United Artists
Country Heart
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Musicor
Love Bug
  • Release date: February 1966
  • Label: Musicor
7
I'm a People
  • Release date: May 1966
  • Label: Musicor
1
We Found Heaven Right Here
on Earth at "4033"
  • Release date: October 1966
  • Label: Musicor
3
Walk Through This World with Me
  • Release date: February 1967
  • Label: Musicor
2
Sings the Songs of Dallas Frazier
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Musicor
14
If My Heart Had Windows
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Musicor
12
The George Jones Story
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Musicor
18
My Country
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: Musicor
36
I'll Share My World with You
  • Release date: February 1969
  • Label: Musicor
5 185
Where Grass Won't Grow
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: Musicor
15
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
Will You Visit Me on Sunday?
  • Release date: May 1970
  • Label: Musicor
44
George Jones with Love
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: Musicor
9
George Jones Sings the Great
Songs of Leon Payne
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: Musicor
26
George Jones (We Can Make It)
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: Epic
10
A Picture of Me (Without You)
  • Release date: November 1972
  • Label: Epic
3
Nothing Ever Hurt Me
(Half as Bad as Losing You)
  • Release date: June 1973
  • Label: Epic
12
In a Gospel Way
  • Release date: August 1973
  • Label: Epic
42
George Jones Sings His Songs
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: RCA Victor
31
The Grand Tour
  • Release date: August 1974
  • Label: Epic
11
Memories of Us
  • Release date: September 1975
  • Label: Epic
43
The Battle
  • Release date: February 1976
  • Label: Epic
36
Alone Again
  • Release date: September 1976
  • Label: Epic
9
I Wanta Sing
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Epic
38
Bartender's Blues
  • Release date: May 1978
  • Label: Epic
34

1980s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN Country
I Am What I Am
  • Release date: September 1980
  • Label: Epic
7 132
Still the Same Ole Me
  • Release date: November 1981
  • Label: Epic
3 115
  • US: Gold
Shine On
  • Release date: March 1983
  • Label: Epic
7
Jones Country
  • Release date: October 1983
  • Label: Epic
27
You've Still Got a Place in My Heart
  • Release date: May 1984
  • Label: Epic
17 11
Ladies' Choice
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Epic
25
Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes
  • Release date: August 1985
  • Label: Epic
6
Wine Colored Roses
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: Epic
5
  • US: Gold
Too Wild Too Long
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Epic
14
One Woman Man
  • Release date: February 28, 1989
  • Label: Epic
13 21
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN Country
You Oughta Be Here with Me
  • Release date: August 20, 1990
  • Label: Epic
35
Friends in High Places
  • Release date: March 12, 1991
  • Label: Epic
72
And Along Came Jones
  • Release date: October 15, 1991
  • Label: MCA
22 148 26
Walls Can Fall
  • Release date: October 27, 1992
  • Label: MCA
24 77 32
  • US: Gold
High-Tech Redneck
  • Release date: November 23, 1993
  • Label: MCA
30 124
  • US: Gold
I Lived to Tell It All
  • Release date: August 13, 1996
  • Label: MCA
26 171
It Don't Get Any Better Than This
  • Release date: April 7, 1998
  • Label: MCA
37 15
Cold Hard Truth
  • Release date: June 22, 1999
  • Label: Asylum
5 53 8
  • US: Gold
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US Country US
The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001
  • Release date: September 11, 2001
  • Label: Bandit
5 65
The Gospel Collection
  • Release date: April 4, 2003
  • Label: Bandit
19 131
Hits I Missed...And One I Didn't
  • Release date: September 13, 2005
  • Label: Bandit
13 79
Burn Your Playhouse Down -
The Unreleased Duets
  • Release date: August 19, 2008
  • Label: Bandit
15 79

2010s[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
Amazing Grace[1]
  • Release date: September 10, 2013
  • Label: Bandit
34

Collaborative albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Country US CAN Country
What's in Our Hearts
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1963
  • Label: United Artists
3
A King & Two Queens
(with Melba Montgomery and Judy Lynn)
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: United Artists
Bluegrass Hootenanny
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: United Artists
12
Famous Country Duets
(with Gene Pitney and Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
George Jones and Gene Pitney:
For the First Time! Two Great Singers

(with Gene Pitney)
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
3 141
George Jones and Gene Pitney
(Recorded in Nashville!)

(with Gene Pitney)
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
It's Country Time Again!
(with Gene Pitney)
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Musicor
17
Close Together (As You and Me)
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Musicor
28
Let's Get Together
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Musicor
37
My Very Special Guests
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: Epic
38 206 3
Double Trouble
(with Johnny Paycheck)
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: Epic
45
A Taste of Yesterday's Wine
(with Merle Haggard)
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: Epic
4 123
Walking the Line
(with Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson)
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Epic
39
Bradley Barn Sessions
  • Release date: October 11, 1994
  • Label: MCA
23 142 11
God's Country: George Jones and Friends
  • Release date: October 17, 2006
  • Label: Category 5
58
Kicking Out the Footlights...Again
(with Merle Haggard)
  • Release date: October 24, 2006
  • Label: Bandit
25 119
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilations[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US
The Best of George Jones
  • Release date: September 1963
  • Label: United Artists
3
Golden Hits
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: United Artists
8
Greatest Hits Volume 2
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: United Artists
10
George Jones' Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Musicor
16
Hits by George
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Musicor
9
The Best of George Jones
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: Musicor
10
The Best of George Jones Vol. II
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Victor
26
The Best of the Best
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: RCA Victor
40
All-Time Greatest Hits-Volume I
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Epic
31
Double Gold: The Best Of
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Musicor
Encore
  • Release date: 1981
  • Label: Epic
43
Anniversary - 10 Years of Hits
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: Epic
16
  • US: Gold
By Request
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Epic
33
First Time Live
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Epic
45
Super Hits
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Epic
26 56
  • US: 2× Platinum
At His Best
  • Release date: January 26, 1990
  • Label: Gusto
Super Hits, Volume 2
  • Release date: March 9, 1993
  • Label: Epic
16 Biggest Hits
  • Release date: July 14, 1998
  • Label: Epic
50 42
  • US: Platinum
Live With the Possum
  • Release date: November 9, 1999
  • Label: Asylum
72
50 Years of Hits
  • Release date: November 9, 2004
  • Label: Bandit
20 118
  • US: Gold
The Essential George Jones 92
A Collection of My Best Recollection 22 88
The Great Lost Hits (2-CD) 52
Hits
  • Release date: February 15, 2011
  • Label: Bandit
39
The Great Lost Hits (1-CD)
  • Release date: April 24, 2012
  • Label: Time–Life
35
10 Great Songs
  • Release date: July 3, 2012
  • Label: Capitol
56
Heartaches and Hangovers
  • Release date: October 9, 2012
  • Label: Time–Life
57
Country: George Jones 35
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1950s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country US
1955 "Why Baby Why" 4 Grand Ole Opry's New Star
1956 "What Am I Worth" 7
"You Gotta Be My Baby" 7
"Just One More" 3 14 Top Country Favorites
1957 "Yearning" (with Jeanette Hicks) 10
"Don't Stop the Music" 10
"Too Much Water" 13
1958 "Color of the Blues" 7 Greatest Hits
"Treasure of Love" 6
1959 "White Lightning" 1 73 White Lightning
"Who Shot Sam" 7 93 Greatest Hits
"Money to Burn" 15 Singing the Blues
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1960s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1960 "Accidentally on Purpose" 16 Greatest Hits
"Out of Control" 25 Country and Western No. 1 Male Singer
"Window Up Above" 2 Greatest Hits
1961 "Family Bible" 16 Cup of Loneliness
"Tender Years" 1 76 Greatest Hits
1962 "Aching, Breaking Heart" 5 Sings from the Heart
"She Thinks I Still Care" 1 The New Favorites of George Jones
"Open Pit Mine" 13
"A Girl I Used to Know" 3 Sings More New Favorites
1963 "Not What I Had in Mind" 7
"You Comb Her Hair" 5
1964 "Your Heart Turned Left (And I Was on the Right)" 5
"Where Does a Little Tear Come From" 10 I Get Lonely In a Hurry
"The Race Is On" 3 96 The Race Is On
1965 "Least of All" 15 I Get Lonely in a Hurry
"Love Bug" 6 Love Bug
"Take Me" 8 New Country Hits
1966 "I'm a People" 6 I'm a People
"Old Brush Arbors" 30 Old Brush Arbors
"Four-O-Thirty-Three" 5 Four-O-Thirty-Three
1967 "Walk Through This World with Me" 1
"I Can't Get There from Here" 5 Songs of Dallas Frazier
"If My Heart Had Windows" 7 If My Heart Had Windows
1968 "Say It's Not You" 8
"Small Time Laboring Man" 35 Cup of Loneliness
"As Long as I Live" 3 6 My Country
"Milwaukee, Here I Come" (with Brenda Carter) 12 I'll Share My World with You
"When the Grass Grows Over Me"' 2 2
1969 "I'll Share My World with You" 2 124 2
"If Not for You" 6 16 Where Grass Won't Grow
"She's Mine" 6 33
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1970 "Where Grass Won't Grow" 28 31 Where Grass Won't Grow
"Tell Me My Lying Eyes Are Wrong" 13 10 The Best
"A Good Year for the Roses" 2 112 4 George Jones with Love
1971 "Sometimes You Just Can't Win" 10 7 The New Favorites of George Jones
"Right Won't Touch a Hand" 7 10 First in the Hearts of Country Music Lovers
"I'll Follow You (Up to Our Cloud)" 13 George Jones with Love
1972 "We Can Make It" 6 4 We Can Make It
"Loving You Could Never Be Better" 2 1
"A Picture of Me (Without You)" 5 13 A Picture of Me (Without You)
1973 "What My Woman Can't Do" 6 Nothing Ever Hurt Me
(Half as Bad as Losing You)
"Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Bad as Losing You)" 7 8
"Once You've Had the Best" 3 65 The Grand Tour
1974 "The Grand Tour" 1 2
"The Door" 1 1 The Best
"These Days (I Barely Get By)" 10 9
1975 "Memories of Us" 21 20 Memories of Us
1976 "The Battle" 16 34 The Battle
"You Always Look Your Best (Here in My Arms)" 37
"Her Name Is" 3 3 Alone Again
1977 "Old King Kong" 34 I Wanta Sing
"If I Could Put Them All Together (I'd Have You)" 24 25
1978 "Bartender's Blues" 6 8 Bartender's Blues
"I'll Just Take It Out in Love" 11 41
1979 "Someday My Day Will Come" 22 Still the Same Ole Me
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1980 "He Stopped Loving Her Today" 1 2 I Am What I Am
"I'm Not Ready Yet" 2 4
1981 "If Drinkin' Don't Kill Me (Her Memory Will)" 8 25
"Still Doin' Time" 1 2 Still the Same Ole Me
1982 "Same Ole Me" (with The Oak Ridge Boys) 5 1
1983 "Shine On (Shine All Your Sweet Love on Me)" 3 8 Shine On
"I Always Get Lucky with You" 1 6
"Tennessee Whiskey" 2 1
1984 "You've Still Got a Place in My Heart" 3 6 You've Still Got a Place in My Heart
"She's My Rock" 2 1 Ladies' Choice
"Hallelujah, I Love You So" (with Brenda Lee) 15 13
"Size Seven Round (Made of Gold)" (with Lacy J. Dalton) 19 11
1985 "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" 3 2 Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes
"The One I Loved Back Then (The Corvette Song)" 3 2
1986 "Somebody Wants Me Out of the Way" 9 20
"Wine Colored Roses" 10 13 Wine Colored Roses
1987 "The Right Left Hand" 8 6
"I Turn to You" 26 40
"The Bird" 26 39 Too Wild Too Long
1988 "I'm a Survivor" 52
"The Old Man No One Loves" 63
"If I Could Bottle This Up" (with Shelby Lynne) 43 * Friends in High Places
"(I'm A) One Woman Man" 5 * One Woman Man
1989 "The King Is Gone (So Are You)" 26 31
"Writing on the Wall" 31 29
"Radio Lover" 62 83
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1990 "Hell Stays Open (All Night Long)" You Oughta Be Here with Me
"Six Foot Deep Six Foot Down"
1991 "All Fall Down" (with Emmylou Harris) 84 Friends in High Places
"You Couldn't Get the Picture" 32 52 And Along Came Jones
1992 "She Loved a Lot in Her Time" 55 82
"Honky Tonk Myself to Death" 60 98
"I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair" 34 63 Walls Can Fall
1993 "Wrong's What I Do Best" 65
"Walls Can Fall"
"High-Tech Redneck" 24 62 High-Tech Redneck
1994 "Never Bit a Bullet Like This" (with Sammy Kershaw) 52
"A Good Year for the Roses" (with Alan Jackson) 56 65 The Bradley Barn Sessions
1996 "Honky Tonk Song" 66 I Lived to Tell It All
"Billy B. Bad"
1998 "Wild Irish Rose" It Don't Get Any Better Than This
"No Future for Me in Our Past"
1999 "Choices" 30 30 Cold Hard Truth
"The Cold Hard Truth" 45
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country US
2000 "Sinners and Saints" 55 Cold Hard Truth
2001 "The Man He Was" 47 The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001
"Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In?)"
(with Garth Brooks)
24 118
2002 "50,000 Names" 55
2005 "The Blues Man" (with Dolly Parton) Hits I Missed…And One I Didn't
2006 "Funny How Time Slips Away"
"God's Country" God's Country: George Jones and Friends
2008 "You and Me and Time" (with Georgette Jones) Burn Your Playhouse Down
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Collaborations[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1961 "Did I Ever Tell You" Margie Singleton 15 Duets Country Style
1962 "Waltz of the Angels" 11
1963 "We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds" Melba Montgomery 3 I Wish Tonight Would Never End
"Let's Invite Them Over" 17 What's in Our Heart
1964 "Please Be My Love" 31 Bluegrass Hootenanny
"Multiply the Heartaches" 25 What's in Our Heart
1965 "Things Have Gone to Pieces" Gene Pitney 9 For the First Time Two Stars Together
"I've Got Five Dollars and It's Saturday Night"A 16 99
"Louisiana Man" 25 It's Country Time Again
"Big Job" 50
1966 "That's All It Took" 47
"Close Together (As You and Me)" Melba Montgomery 70 Non-album single
1967 "Party Pickin" 24 Party Pickin'
1974 "The Telephone Call" stepdaughter Tina 25 George & Tammy & Tina
1978 "Maybellene" Johnny Paycheck 7 4 Double Trouble
1979 "You Can Have Her" 14 26
1980 "When You're Ugly Like Us
(You Just Naturally Got to Be Cool)"
31 29
"You Better Move On" 18 25
1982 "Yesterday's Wine" Merle Haggard 1 5 A Taste of Yesterday's Wine
"C.C. Waterback" 10 18
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • A"I've Got Five Dollars And It's Saturday Night" also peaked at #65 on Australian Kent Music Report

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist(s) Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1983 "We Didn't See a Thing" Ray Charles (with Chet Atkins) 6 7 Friendship
1985 "One Big Family" Heart of Nashville 61 single only
1990 "A Few Ole Country Boys" Randy Travis 8 4 Heroes & Friends
1997 "You Don't Seem to Miss Me" Patty Loveless 14 109 37 Long Stretch of Lonesome
1999 "A Country Boy Can Survive" (Y2K Version) Chad Brock (with Hank Williams, Jr.) 30 75 66 Yes!
2005 "4th of July" Shooter Jennings 26 * Put the "O" Back in Country
2010 "Country Boy" Aaron Lewis (with Charlie Daniels) 50 87 * Town Line (EP)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

Other singles[edit]

B-sides[edit]

The following songs are B-sides that charted separately.

Year Song Peak chart positions Original A-side
US Country US CAN Country
1956 "Gonna Come Get You" flip "Just One More"
1957 "Uh, Uh, No" flip "Don't Stop the Music"
1958 "If I Don't Love You (Grits Ain't Groceries)" 29 "Treasure of Love"
1959 "Big Harlan Taylor" 19 "Money to Burn"
1960 "Sparkling Brown Eyes" 30 "Accidentally on Purpose"
1962 "Sometimes You Just Can't Win" 17 "She Thinks I Still Care"
"Big Fool of the Year" 13 "A Girl I Used to Know"
1963 "I Saw Me" 29 "Not What I Had in Mind"
"Ain't It Funny What Love Will Do" 124 "You Comb Her Hair"
"What's in Our Heart" (with Melba Montgomery) 20 "Let's Invite Them Over"
1964 "My Tears Are Overdue" 15 "Your Heart Turned Left (And I Was on the Right)"
"Something I Dreamed" 31 "Where Does a Little Tear Come From"
1965 "I'm a Fool to Care" (with Gene Pitney) 115 "Louisiana Man"
1969 "No Blues Is Good News" 72 36 "She's Mine"
1975 "I Just Don't Give a Damn" 92 "Memories of Us"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1962 "You're Still on My Mind" 28 Country and Western No. 1 Male Singer
1964 "The Last Town I Painted" 39 The Ballad Side
1965 "Wrong Number" 14 Sings More New Favorites
"What's Money" 40 Non-album song
1966 "World's Worst Loser" 46 Race Is On
1972 "A Day in the Life of a Fool" 30 George Jones with Love
"Wrapped Around Her Finger" 46 48 Wrapped Around Her Finger
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
2013 "He Stopped Loving Her Today" (re-entry) 21 I Am What I Am

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
1985 "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?" Marc Ball
1987 "The Old Man No One Loves"
1991 "She Loved a Lot in Her Time"
"You Couldn't Get the Picture"
1992 "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair"
1993 "Wrong's What I Do Best"
"Walls Can Fall"
"High Tech Redneck"
1994 "The Love in Your Eyes"
"A Good Year for the Roses" (with Alan Jackson) Gerry Wenner
1996 "Honky Tonk Song" Mark Ball
1998 "Wild Irish Rose" John Lloyd Miller
1999 "Choices" Greystone Communications
"The Cold Hard Truth"[2] Jim Shea
2002 "50,000 Names"
2005 "The Blues Man" (with Dolly Parton) Joe Thomas
2006 "Funny How Time Slips Away"
2010 "Country Boy"
(with Chris Young, Charlie Daniels and Aaron Lewis)
Alex Castino

See also[edit]

References[edit]