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
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" 1957 Non-album song
"Baby Come Back" 1958
"You're The One"
"Your First And Last Love " 1959
"Everyday"
"—" 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
"Customary Thing" 1960 Non-album song
"Knock Three Times" 1961
"To Be Loved" 1962
"Long Black Veil"
"Blue Skies"
"If You Want It, I've Got It" 1963
"Dream Doll" 1964
"Memphis" 2 1[8] 1[9] 47 At the Whisky à Go Go
"Oh What a Kiss" 120 Non-album song
"Maybellene" 12 9[10] 33 Here We à Go Go Again!
"Mountain of Love" 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" 7 1[13] 62 Meanwhile Back at the Whisky à Go Go
"Where Have All the Flowers Gone" 26 9[14] 58 Johnny Rivers Rocks the Folk
"Under Your Spell Again" 35 2[15] Golden Hits
"Secret Agent Man" 1966 3 4[16] 78 And I Know You Wanna Dance
"(I Washed My Hands In) Muddy Water" 19 25[17] 59 Golden Hits
"Poor Side Of Town" 1 1[18] Changes
"Baby I Need Your Lovin'" 1967 3 44 Rewind
"The Tracks of My Tears" 10 38
"Summer Rain" 14 10[19] 14 Realization
"Look to Your Soul" 1968 49 14[20]
"Right Relations" 61 28[21] Non-album song
"These Are Not My People" 1969 55 38[22] 38
"Muddy River" 41 33[23] 90 Slim Slo Slider
"One Woman" 89 67[24] Non-album song
"—" 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" 1970 94 Home Grown
"Into the Mystic" 51 38[25] 64 Slim Slo Slider
"Sea Cruise" 1971 84 38 75[26] Last Boogie in Paris
"Think His Name" 65 64[27] 64 Home Grown
"Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" 1972 6 3[28] 38 L.A. Reggae
"Blue Suede Shoes" 1973 38 42[29] 88 Blue Suede Shoes
"Searchin'/So Fine" 113 90[30] 73[31]
"Six Days on the Road" 1974 106 58 The Road
"Help Me, Rhonda" 1975 22 38 33[32] 37[33] 34[34] 52 New Lovers and Old Friends
"Ashes and Sand" 1977 96 Outside Help
"Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancin')" 10 8 3[35] 7[36] 36
"Curious Mind (Um, Um, Um, Um,Um, Um))" 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