Johnny Rivers discography

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Johnny Rivers discography
Releases
Studio albums 29
Compilation albums 13
Singles 38
#1 Singles 3

This page is the comprehensive discography of rock and roll musician Johnny Rivers.

Studio albums[edit]

1960s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
CAN
In Action
  • Release date: August 1964
  • Label: Imperial Records
42
Johnny Rivers Rocks the Folk
  • Release date: September 1965
  • Label: Imperial Records
91
Changes
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Imperial Records
33 24[2]
Rewind
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Imperial Records
14 18[3]
Realization
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Imperial Records
5 22[4]
  • US: Gold
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
Slim Slo Slider
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: Imperial Records
100
Home Grown
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: United Artists Records
148
A Portrait of Johnny Rivers
  • Release date: ????
  • Label: United Artists Records
-
L.A. Reggae
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: United Artists Records
78
Blue Suede Shoes
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: United Artists Records
212
The Road
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Atlantic
Help Me, Rhonda (UK title of New Lovers and Old Friends)
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: Epic
New Lovers and Old Friends
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: Epic
147
Wild Night
  • Release date: November 1976
  • Label: United Artists Records
Outside Help
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: Soul City
142
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
Borrowed Time
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: RSO
Not a Through Street
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: CBS Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
The Memphis Sun Recordings
  • Release date: Jan 27, 1998
  • Label: Soul City
Last Train to Memphis
  • Release date: Feb 24, 1998
  • Label: Soul City
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
Reinvention Highway
  • Release date: May 25, 2004
  • Label: Collectors' Choice Music
Shadows on the Moon
  • Release date: 2009
  • Label: Soul City
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
CAN
At the Whisky à Go Go 12
Here We à Go Go Again!
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: Imperial Records
38
Meanwhile Back at the Whisky à Go Go
  • Release date: August 1965
  • Label: Imperial Records
21
...And I Know You Wanna Dance
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Imperial Records
52
Whisky A Go-Go Revisited
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Sunset
Last Boogie in Paris
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Varese
Johnny Rivers
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: Live from Gilley's
Back at the Whisky
  • Release date: Jan 30, 2001
  • Label: Soul City
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
CAN
GER
Live At The Whisky A Go Go
  • Release date: 1963
22[5]
Go Johnny, Go
  • Release date: June 1964
  • Label: United Artists Records
The Sensational Johnny Rivers
  • Release date: August 1964
  • Label: Capitol
The Great Johnny Rivers
  • Release date: November 1965
  • Label: Unart
Golden Hits
  • Released: 1966
  • Label: Imperial Records
29
A touch of Gold
  • Released: 1969
  • Label: United Artists
26 22[7]
Rockin' Rivers
  • Released: 1974
  • Label: United Artists
The Very Best of Johnny Rivers
  • Released: 1975
  • Label: Imperial Records
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1980
  • Label: MCA
Good Rockin
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Pair
Anthology, 1964-1977
  • Released: May 1991
  • Label: Rhino
All Time Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: EMI-Capitol Special Markets
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 2001 (updates 1980 Greatest Hits)
  • Label: Soul City Records, Inc.
Secret Agent Man: The Ultimate Johnny Rivers Anthology
  • Released: Sep 12, 2006
  • Label: Shout Factory!
Summer Rain: The Essential Rivers (1964-1975)
  • Released: Oct 30, 2006
  • Label: Raven
Greatest Hits and More
  • Released: 2011
  • Label: Soul City
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1950s singles[edit]

Single Year Album
"Little Girl"
b/w "Two By Two"
1957 Non-album song
"Baby Come Back"
b/w "Long, Long Walk"
1958
"You're The One"
b/w "A Hole In The Ground"
"Your First And Last Love"
b/w "(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs Of Dover"
1959
"Everyday"
b/w "Darling Talk To Me"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1960s singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US CAN GER AU
"The Customary Thing"
b/w "Answer Me, My Love"
1960 Non-album tracks
"Knock Three Times"
b/w "I Get So Doggone Lonesome"
1961 Go, Johnny, Go!
"Blue Skies"
b/w "That Someone Should Be Me"
"Long Black Veil"
b/w "This Could Be The One"
1962 The Sensational Johnny Rivers
"If You Want It, I've Got It"
b/w "My Heart Is In Your Hands"
1963
"Dream Doll"
b/w "To Be Loved"
1964 Go, Johnny, Go!
"Memphis"
b/w "It Wouldn't Happen With Me"
2 1[8] 1[9] 47 At the Whisky à Go Go
"Oh What a Kiss"
b/w "Knock Three Times"
120 Go, Johnny, Go!
"That's My Babe"
b/w "Your First and Last Love" (from Go, Johnny, Go!)
Non-LP track
"Maybellene
b/w "Walk Myself On Home"
12 9[10] 33 Here We à Go Go Again!
"Mountain of Love"
b/w "Moody River"
9 4[11] 19 In Action
"Midnight Special" / 1965 20 36[12] 86 Here We à Go Go Again!
"Cupid" 76 86 In Action
"Seventh Son"
b/w "Un-Square Dance"
7 1[13] 62 Meanwhile Back at the Whisky à Go Go
"Where Have All the Flowers Gone"
b/w "Love Me While You Can" (Non-LP track)
26 9[14] 58 Johnny Rivers Rocks The Folk
"Under Your Spell Again"
b/w "Long Time Man" (from Johnny Rivers Rocks The Folk)
35 2[15] Golden Hits
"Secret Agent Man"
b/w "You Dig"
1966 3 4[16] 78 And I Know You Wanna Dance
"(I Washed My Hands In) Muddy Water"
b/w "Roogalator" (Non-LP track)
19 25[17] 59 Golden Hits
"Poor Side Of Town"
b/w "A Man Can Cry" (Non-LP track)
1 1[18] Changes
"Baby I Need Your Lovin'"
b/w "Gettin' Ready For Tomorrow" (from Changes)
1967 3 44 Rewind
"The Tracks of My Tears"
b/w "Rewind Medley"
10 38
"Summer Rain"
b/w "Memory Of The Coming Good" (Non-LP track)
14 10[19] 14 Realization
"Look to Your Soul"
b/w "Something Strange"
1968 49 14[20]
"Right Relations"
b/w "A Better Life" (from A Touch Of Gold)
61 28[21] Non-album tracks
"These Are Not My People"
b/w "Going Back To Big Sur" (from Realization)
1969 55 38[22] 38
"Muddy River"
b/w "Resurrection"
41 33[23] 90 Slim Slo Slider
"One Woman"
b/w "Ode To John Lee" (from A Touch Of Gold)
89 67[24] Non-album track
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1970s singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
US AC
US Country
CAN
CAN AC
NZ
AU
"Fire and Rain"
b/w "Apple Tree" (from Slim Slo Slider)
1970 94 Home Grown
"Into the Mystic"
b/w "Jesus Is A Soul Man"
51 38[25] 64 Slim Slo Slider
"Sea Cruise"
b/w "Our Lady Of The Well" (from Home Grown)
1971 84 38 75[26] Last Boogie in Paris
"Think His Name"
b/w "Permanent Change"
65 64[27] 64 Home Grown
"Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu"
b/w "Come Home America"
1972 6 3[28] 38 L.A. Reggae
"Blue Suede Shoes"
b/w "Stories To A Child" (from L.A. Reggae)
1973 38 42[29] 88 Blue Suede Shoes
"Searchin'/So Fine"
b/w "New York City Dues" (from L.A. Reggae)
113 90[30] 73[31]
"Six Days on the Road"
b/w "Artists and Poets"
1974 106 58 Road
"Help Me, Rhonda"
b/w "New Lovers and Old Friends"
1975 22 38 33[32] 37[33] 34[34] 52 New Lovers and Old Friends
"Ashes and Sand"
b/w "Outside Help"
1977 96 Outside Help
"Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancin')"
b/w "Outside Help"
10 8 3[35] 7[36] 36
"Curious Mind (Um, Um, Um, Um,Um, Um))"
b/w "Ashes and Sand"
1978 41 4 33[37] 5[38]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1980s singles[edit]

Single Year Album
"China / The Price" 1980 Borrowed Time
"Romance / Don't Need No Other Now" Non Album Song
"Heartbreak Love" 1984
"Tearing The Drive-In Down" 1985
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

2000s singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
"The American Dream" 2009 Shadows on the Moon
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

2010s singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
"New Home" 2010 Greatest Hits and More
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "allmusic ((( Johnny Rivers > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". allmusic. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  2. ^ Albums/CDs - Volume 6, No. 25, February 18 1967
  3. ^ Albums/CDs - Volume 7, No. 26, August 26 1967
  4. ^ and Archives Canada (Top Albums/CDs - Volume 10, No. 7, October 14 1968)
  5. ^ - Johnny Rivers, Live At The Whisky A Gogo
  6. ^ "Golden Hits search results". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  7. ^ and Archives Canada (Top Albums/CDs - Volume 11, No. 26, August 16 1969)
  8. ^ Singles - Volume 1, No. 21, July 13 1964
  9. ^ - Johnny Rivers, Memphis Tennessee
  10. ^ Singles - Volume 2, No. 5, September 28 1964
  11. ^ Singles - Volume 2, No. 17, December 21 1964
  12. ^ Singles - Volume 3, No. 1, March 01 1965
  13. ^ Singles - Volume 3, No. 21, July 19 1965
  14. ^ qpcmqn9eqpupr7ao955|Top Singles - Volume 4, No. 12, November 15 1965
  15. ^ Singles - Volume 4, No. 25, February 14 1966
  16. ^ Singles - Volume 5, No. 10, May 02 1966
  17. ^ Singles - Volume 5, No. 23, August 01 1966
  18. ^ Singles - Volume 6, No. 13, November 21 1966
  19. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.100157&type=1&interval=50&PHPSESSID=0qgb03tp39gdjm8ksr858j0p63
  20. ^ Singles - Volume 9, No. 12, May 18 1968
  21. ^ Singles - Volume 10, No. 15, December 09 1968
  22. ^ Singles - Volume 11, No. 4, March 24 1969
  23. ^ Singles - Volume 11, No. 26, August 16 1969
  24. ^ Singles - Volume 12, No. 11, November 01 1969
  25. ^ Singles - Volume 13, No. 18, June 20 1970
  26. ^ Singles - Volume 15, No. 18, June 19 1971|
  27. ^ Singles - Volume 16, No. 8, October 09 1971
  28. ^ Singles - Volume 18, No. 23, January 20 1973
  29. ^ Singles - Volume 19, No. 13, May 12 1973
  30. ^ Singles - Volume 19, No. 26, August 11 1973
  31. ^ Contemporary - Volume 20, No. 2, August 25 1973
  32. ^ Singles - Volume 23, No. 26, August 23 1975
  33. ^ Contemporary Volume 24, No. 1, August 30 1975
  34. ^ RIVERS - HELP ME RHONDA (SONG)
  35. ^ Singles - Volume 28, No. 5, October 29 1977
  36. ^ Contemporary Volume 28, No. 5, October 29 1977
  37. ^ Singles - Volume 28, No. 23, March 04 1978
  38. ^ Contemporary - Volume 28, No. 26, March 25 1978