Gillian Welch discography

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Gillian Welch discography

Buddy Miller, Emmylou Harris,
David Rawlings & Gillian Welch
performing at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
Releases
Studio albums 5
Music videos 4
Soundtracks 4
Tribute and cover albums 5
Other appearances 29

This is a comprehensive discography for Gillian Welch, a singer-songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Welch plays with her music partner David Rawlings, whom she met while they were both students at The Berklee School of Music. The first two Gillian Welch albums were released though the label Almo Sounds. After Universal Music Group purchased Almo, Welch started her own label, Acony Records. Her most recent release is 2011's The Harrow and The Harvest.

In her career, Welch has collaborated with several artists, appearing as a musician, songwriter, and vocalist.

The artist in all recordings is listed as "Gillian Welch" except where noted.

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
US
Folk

[2]
US Indie
[3]
US Rock
[4]
AUS
[5]
IRE
[6]
NOR
[7]
NZ
[8]
UK
[9]
Revival
Hell Among the Yearlings
  • Release date: July 28, 1998
  • Label: Almo Sounds
  • Formats: CD, cassette
181
Time (The Revelator)
  • Release date: July 31, 2001
  • Label: Acony Records
  • Formats: CD
157 7
Soul Journey
  • Release date: June 3, 2003
  • Label: Acony Records
  • Formats: CD
107 3 65
The Harrow & The Harvest
  • Release date: June 28, 2011
  • Label: Acony Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
20 1 3 5 11 22 7 14 25
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Soundtracks[edit]

Date Song(s) Album Comments
June 2, 1998 "Leaving Train" The Horse Whisperer: Songs From and Inspired by the Motion Picture (soundtrack)
December 5, 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (soundtrack)
  • "I'll Fly Away" Listed as "Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch"
  • "Didn't Leave Nobody But the Baby" Listed as "Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris & Gillian Welch"
  • Also credited as Associate Producer for album
January 23, 2001 "Wind and Rain" Songcatcher: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (soundtrack)
  • Performed with David Rawlings and David Steele a cappella
November 20, 2007 "Pocahontas" Man from Plains (soundtrack)

Tribute albums[edit]

Date Song Album Comments
June 2, 1998 "Miner's Prayer" Will Sing For Food: The Songs of Dwight Yoakam
  • Tribute album for Dwight Yoakam
  • Listed as "Gillian Welch & David Rawlings"
July 13, 1999 "Hickory Wind" Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons
June 12, 2001 "Beulah Land" Avalon Blues: A Tribute to the Music of Mississippi John Hurt
July 10, 2001 "In Tall Buildings" A Tribute to John Hartford: Live From Mountain Stage
September 17, 2002 "Summer Evening" Going Driftless: An Artist's Tribute to Greg Brown

Other appearances[edit]

Date Song(s) Album Artist
July 26, 1994
  • "Lynnville Train"
  • "The Raven and Coyote"
Gringo Honeymoon Robert Earl Keen
July 21, 1998 "Love Still Remains" Treasures Left Behind: Remembering Kate Wolf Emmylou Harris
August 18, 1998 "If I Had a Hammer" Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back to Bountiful) Nanci Griffith
July 25, 2000 "Do Re Mi" Swing Set Ani DiFranco
September 26, 2000
  • "Prairie Wedding"
  • "Speedway At Nazareth"
Sailing to Philadelphia Mark Knopfler
July 10, 2001 "Oh Death" Clinch Mountain Sweethearts Ralph Stanley
July 12, 2001 Several Heartbreaker Ryan Adams
July 31, 2001
  • "Five Colors"
  • "Love is Everywhere I Go"
Fan Dance Sam Phillips
July 30, 2002 "Fifty Miles of Elbow Room" Songs for Greta James Alan Shelton
September 25, 2001 "Barstow" Sebastopol Jay Farrar
September 17, 2002 "Katie Dear" Down the Old Plank Road: The Nashville Sessions The Chieftains
September 17, 2002
  • "Arizona Star"
  • "Homeless"
The Dark Guy Clark
September 24, 2002 "Tomorrow" Demolition Ryan Adams
December 3, 2002 "Hickory Wind" Georgia Peach Burrito Deluxe
2003 "100 Years From Now" Revisited Lloyd Green
February 24, 2004 Several O.C.M.S. Old Crow Medicine Show
October 5, 2004 Several Spooked Robyn Hitchcock
August 29, 2006 Several Big Iron World Old Crow Medicine Show
March 13, 2007 "The Last Goodbye" Waterloo, Tennessee Uncle Earl
April 10, 2007 "Classic Cars" Cassadaga Bright Eyes
September 18, 2007
  • "Love Still Remains"
  • "Snake Song"
Songbird: Rare Tracks and Forgotten Gems Emmylou Harris
July 8, 2008 "Breadline Blues 2008" Moneyland Del McCoury
October 21, 2008 "Tennessee Rose" Veracruz The Deep Vibration
February 17, 2009 "Lua" Dark Was the Night Listed as "Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch"
November 17, 2009 Several A Friend of a Friend Dave Rawlings Machine
July 26, 2010
  • "Did Trouble Me"
  • "Strange Things"
Praise & Blame Tom Jones
September 7, 2010
  • "Please Release Me"
  • "I Really Don't Want To Know"
Mean Old Man Jerry Lee Lewis
January 18, 2011 Several The King is Dead The Decemberists

Live compilations[edit]

Date Song Album Comments
March 13, 2001 "My Morphine" Concerts For A Landmine Free World
April 5, 2005 "Caleb Mayer" Bonnaroo Music Festival 2004

DVD[edit]

Year Video
2002 The Revelator Collection
  • Released: November 12, 2002
  • Label: Acony
  • Format: DVD

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Director
2001 "I'll Fly Away" (w/ Alison Krauss) Joel Coen
2002 "Elvis Presley Blues" Mark Seliger
"My First Lover"
"Revelator"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gillian Welch Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gillian Welch Album & Song Chart History - Folk Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Gillian Welch Album & Song Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gillian Welch Album & Song Chart History - Rock Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ "australian-charts.com - Australian charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  6. ^ "irishcharts.com - Discography Gillian Welch". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  7. ^ "norwegiancharts.com - Norwegian charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  8. ^ "charts.org.nz - New Zealand charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Chart Stats - Gillian Welch". chartstats.com. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 

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