John Anderson discography

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John Anderson discography
Releases
Studio albums 22
Compilation albums 14
Singles 61
Music videos 18
No.1 Single 6

The discography of John Anderson consists of 19 studio albums and 61 singles. He recorded for Warner Bros. Records from 1980 to 1986, and again in 2007. Other labels to which he was signed include MCA, Capitol, BNA and Mercury. His most commercially successful album, 1992's Seminole Wind, achieved double platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Anderson has charted five number 1 singles on the Hot Country Songs charts, and has had 15 other singles reach Top 10.

Studio albums[edit]

1980s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
CAN Country
[3]
John Anderson 61
John Anderson 2
  • Release date: April 1981
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
25
I Just Came Home to
Count the Memories
  • Release date: October 14, 1981
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
40
Wild & Blue
  • Release date: September 15, 1982
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
3 58
All the People are Talkin'
  • Release date: September 1983
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
9 163
Eye of a Hurricane
  • Release date: June 18, 1984
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
3 16
Tokyo, Oklahoma
  • Release date: June 3, 1985
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
24
Countrified
  • Release date: October 6, 1986
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
17
Blue Skies Again
  • Release date: November 2, 1987
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
41
10
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
51
Too Tough to Tame
  • Release date: August 8, 1989
  • Label: Capitol Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
CAN Country
[3]
Seminole Wind
  • Release date: February 10, 1992
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
10 35 11
Solid Ground
  • Release date: June 22, 1993
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
12 75 13
Country 'Til I Die
  • Release date: October 11, 1994
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
43
Paradise
  • Release date: January 30, 1996
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
40
Takin' the Country Back 19 138
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
Nobody's Got It All 64
Easy Money
  • Release date: May 15, 2007
  • Label: Warner Bros./Raybaw
  • Formats: CD, music download
36 170
Bigger Hands
  • Release date: June 9, 2009
  • Label: Country Crossing
  • Formats: CD, music download
53
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country
[1]
Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
28
Greatest Hits Vol. 2
  • Release date: August 21, 1990
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: CD, LP, cassette
You Can't Keep a
Good Memory Down
  • Release date: August 30, 1994
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Greatest Hits
  • Release date: October 15, 1996
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
56
The Encore Collection
  • Release date: November 18, 1997
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Super Hits
  • Release date: March 24, 1998
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
72
The Essential John Anderson
  • Release date: June 2, 1998
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Anthology 65
The Ultimate Hits
  • Release date: October 19, 2004
  • Label: Audium/Koch Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Holiday albums[edit]

Title Album details
Christmas Time
  • Release date: August 30, 1994
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette

Singles[edit]

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[9]
CAN Country
[10]
1975 "Swoop Down Sweet Jesus" N/A
1977 "I've Got a Feelin' (Somebody's Been Stealin')" 62
1978 "Whine, Whistle, Whine" 69
"The Girl at the End of the Bar" 40 John Anderson
1979 "My Pledge of Love" 41 N/A
"Low Dog Blues" 31 John Anderson
"Your Lying Blue Eyes" 15 39
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[9]
US
[11]
CAN Country
[10]
1980 "She Just Started Liking Cheatin' Songs" 13 60 John Anderson
"If There Were No Memories" 21
"1959" 7 4
1981 "I'm Just an Old Chunk of Coal
(But I'm Gonna Be a Diamond Someday)
"
4 2 John Anderson 2
"Chicken Truck" 8
"I Just Came Home to Count the Memories" 7 5 I Just Came Home to Count the Memories
1982 "Would You Catch a Falling Star" 6 15
"Wild and Blue" 1 15 Wild & Blue
1983 "Swingin'" 1 43 4
"Goin' Down Hill" 5 7
"Black Sheep" 1 1 All the People Are Talkin'
1984 "Let Somebody Else Drive" 10 10
"I Wish I Could Write You a Song" 14 12 Eye of a Hurricane
"She Sure Got Away with My Heart" 3 4
1985 "Eye of a Hurricane" 20 17
"It's All Over Now" 15 18 Tokyo, Oklahoma
"Tokyo, Oklahoma" 30 33
"Down in Tennessee" 12 35
1986 "You Can't Keep a Good Memory Down" 31 48 N/A
"Honky Tonk Crowd" 10 7 Countrified
1987 "Countrified" 44 31
"What's So Different About You" 55
"When Your Yellow Brick Road Turns Blue" 48 Blue Skies Again
1988 "Somewhere Between Ragged and Right"
(with Waylon Jennings)
23 35
"It's Hard to Keep This Ship Together" 65 *
"If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It" 35 * 10
"Down in the Orange Grove" 68
1989 "Lower on the Hog" 73
"Who's Lovin' My Baby" 66 Too Tough to Tame
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[9]
US
[12]
CAN Country
[10]
1990 "Tryin' to Make a Livin' on the Road" 88 Too Tough to Tame
1991 "Who Got Our Love" 67 Seminole Wind
"Straight Tequila Night" 1 1
1992 "When It Comes to You" 3 2
"Seminole Wind" 2 1
"Let Go of the Stone" 7 11
1993 "Money in the Bank" 1 2 Solid Ground
"I Fell in the Water" 13 22
"I've Got It Made" 3 19
1994 "I Wish I Could Have Been There" 4 21
"Country 'Til I Die" 35 31 Country 'Til I Die
"Bend It Until It Breaks" 3 28
1995 "Mississippi Moon" 15 11
1996 "Paradise" 26 21 Paradise
"Long Hard Lesson Learned" 51 71
"My Kind of Crazy" 67
1997 "Somebody Slap Me" 22 115 35 Takin' the Country Back
"Small Town" 44
1998 "Takin' the Country Back" 41 69
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[9]
2000 "You Ain't Hurt Nothin' Yet" 56 Nobody's Got It All
"Nobody's Got It All" 55
2001 "The Big Revival"
"It Ain't Easy Being Me"
2006 "If Her Lovin' Don't Kill Me" 59 Easy Money
2007 "A Woman Knows"
2009 "Cold Coffee & Hot Beer" Bigger Hands
"Bigger Hands"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Charted B-sides[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Original A-side
US Country
[9]
CAN Country
[10]
1981 "I Love You a Thousand Ways" 54 11 "Chicken Truck"

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[9]
1994 "Christmas Time" 57 Christmas Time

Featured singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Album
2007 "Get Thee Behind Me Satan" Billy Joe Shaver Everybody's Brother

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1986 "Countrified" Martin Kahan
1988 "Down in the Orange Grove" Jim May
1989 "Who's Lovin' My Baby"
1991 "Straight Tequila Night" Steve Boyle
1992 "When It Comes to You"
"Seminole Wind" Jim Shea
1993 "Money in the Bank"
"I Fell in the Water" Sherman Halsey
1994 "I Wish I Could Have Been There" Jim Shea
"Country 'Til I Die"
"Christmas Time"
1995 "Mississippi Moon"
1996 "Long Hard Lesson Learned"
1997 "Somebody Slap Me"
"Small Town"
1998 "Takin' the Country Back"
2000 "Nobody's Got It All"
2007 "A Woman Knows"
"Get Thee Behind Me Satan" (with Billy Joe Shaver) The Brads
2013 "Swingin'" (with Colt Ford)[13] Potsy Ponciroli
"I'll Fly Away" (with Paul Brandt) Joel Stewart

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "John Anderson Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "John Anderson Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada - Country Albums/CDs". RPM. Retrieved July 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ "American album certifications – John Anderson – Wild & Blue". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  5. ^ "Canadian album certifications – John Anderson – Seminole Wind". Music Canada. 
  6. ^ "American album certifications – John Anderson – Seminole Wind". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  7. ^ "American album certifications – John Anderson – Solid Ground". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  8. ^ "American album certifications – John Anderson – Greatest Hits". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  9. ^ a b c d e f "John Anderson Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada - Country Singles". RPM. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  11. ^ "John Anderson Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  12. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  13. ^ Bjorke, Matt (January 29, 2013). "Video: John Anderson & Colt Ford Remake Swingin' for "Super Zeroes" film". Roughstock. Retrieved May 22, 2013.