Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five discography

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Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five discography
Releases
Studio albums 2
Compilation albums 11
Singles 12

This is the discography of the American hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. Additional info can be found on the separate Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel entries.

Albums[edit]

Studio[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[1][2]
U.S. top 200 U.S. R&B NZ
[3]
UK
[4]
1982 The Message 53 8 14 77
1988 On the Strength 189

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
U.S. top 200 U.S. R&B
[5]
CAN U.K.
[4]
1983 Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five
1984 Greatest Messages 43 41
1993 The Greatest Hits
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Sequel (UK)
1994 Message from Beat Street: The Best of Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & the Furious Five
1996 The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & the Furious Five: More of the Best
  • Released: July 1, 1996
  • Label: Rhino Records
1997 The Greatest Mixes
1999 Adventures on the Wheels of Steel
1999 The Showdown: The Sugarhill Gang Vs. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
2005 Essential Cuts
  • Released: June 27, 2005
  • Label: Union Square Music
2006 Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel and the Furious Five: The Definitive Groove Collection
  • Released: August 8, 2006
  • Label: Rhino Records
2007 The Essential
  • Released: February 12, 2007
  • Label: Union Square Music
2010 Kings of the Streets
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Sanctuary / Universal

During the disbandment[edit]

Grandmaster Flash[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2][6]
U.S. top 200 U.S. R&B CAN U.K.
[7]
1985 They Said It Couldn't Be Done 35 95
1986 The Source 145 27
1987 Ba-Dop-Boom-Bang 197 43

Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2]
U.S. top 200 U.S. R&B CAN U.K.
[8]
1984 Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five 43 45
1989 Piano
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: New Day Records

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions[1][9] Album
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B
[10]
U.S. Club Play
[10]
AUS IRL NZ
[3]
UK
[7]
1979 "We Rap More Mellow" (credited as the Younger Generation) N/A
"Flash to the Beat" (live) (credited as Flash and the Five)
"Superappin'"
1980 "Freedom" 19 37
"The Birthday Party" 36 83
1981 "The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel" 55
"Showdown" (credited as The Furious Five meets The Sugarhill Gang) 49
"It's Nasty (Genius of Love)" 22 The Message
1982 "The Message" 62 4 12 21 14 2 8
[4]
"Scorpio" 30 77
1983 "New York New York" 17 49 82 Greatest Messages
1988 "Gold" On the Strength
"Magic Carpet Ride" (featuring Steppenwolf)

During the disbandment[edit]

Grandmaster Flash[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
U.S. R&B
[9]
UK
[7]
1984 "Sign of the Times" 55 72 They Said It Couldn't Be Done
1985 "Alternate Groove"
"Girls Love the Way He Spins" 54
1986 "Behind Closed Doors" The Source
"Style (Peter Gunn Theme)" 54
1987 "All Wrapped Up" Ba-Dop-Boom-Bang
"U Know What Time It Is" 57

Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions[1][9][11] Album
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B
[10]
U.S. Club Play
[10]
AUS IRL NZ
[3]
UK
[12]
1982 "Message II (Survival)" (credited as Melle Mel & Duke Bootee) 32 N/A
1983 "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)" (credited as Grandmaster & Melle Mel) 47 9 27 22 45 7
[8]
Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five
1984 "Beat Street Breakdown" 86 8 48 47 42 Beat Street
"Jesse" 73 83
[8]
N/A
"Step Off" 9 8
"We Don't Work for Free" 45 Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five
1985 "King of the Streets" N/A
"Pump Me Up" 45
"World War III" 97 Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five
"Vice" 90 Miami Vice I

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five". Rolling Stone. 2009-07-08. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b c Billboard chartings. Accessed July 9, 2009.
  3. ^ a b c "Discography Grandmaster Flash". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2011-10-19. 
  4. ^ a b c "Chart Stats - Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 
  5. ^ "Grandmaster Flash > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  6. ^ "They Said It Couldn't Be Done CD". CDUniverse.com. 2009-07-08. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  7. ^ a b c "Chart Stats – Grandmaster Flash". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 
  8. ^ a b c "Chart Stats - Grandmaster Flash And Melle Mel". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 
  9. ^ a b c Artist Chart History - Grandmaster Flash. Billboard. Accessed July 8, 2009.
  10. ^ a b c d "Grandmaster Flash > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  11. ^ Artist Chart History - Grandmaster Melle Mel. Billboard. Accessed July 8, 2009.
  12. ^ "Chart Stats - Grandmaster Melle Mel And The Furious Five". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2010-01-27.