Ricky Nelson discography

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Ricky Nelson discography

Ricky Nelson, circa 1965
Releases
Studio albums 36
Singles 91

Ricky Nelson was an American singer-songwriter. His discography comprises thirty-six albums and ninety-one singles.

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
US US Country CAN
1957 Ricky 1
1958 Ricky Nelson 7
1959 Ricky Sings Again 14
Songs By Ricky (Ricky Sings Spirituals) 22
1960 More Songs By Ricky 18
1961 Rick Is 21 8
Album Seven By Rick 27
1962 Best Sellers By Rick Nelson 112
It's Up to You 128
Million Sellers
A Long Vacation
1963 Rick Nelson Sings For You
For Your Sweet Love 20
1964 Rick Nelson Sings "For You" 14
The Very Thought of You
1965 Spotlight on Rick
Best Always
Love and Kisses
1966 Bright Lights and Country Music
On the Flip Side
1967 Another Side of Rick Nelson
Country Fever
1968 Perspective
1970 In Concert 54 66
Rick Sings Nelson 196
1971 Rudy The Fifth 204
1972 Garden Party 32 26 39
1974 Windfall 190 97
1977 Intakes
1978 Return to Vienna
1981 Playing to Win 153
1985 All My Best
1986 The Memphis Sessions 62
1989 Lonesome Town
2005 Greatest Hits 56
2007 Ricky Rocks

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Label
US US Country US AC CAN CAN Country CAN AC UK[1]
1957 "A Teenager's Romance"[2] 2 Verve 10047
"I'm Walkin'" (B-Side) 4
"You're My One and Only Love" 14 Verve 10070
"Have I Told You Lately that I Love You" 29 Imperial 5463
"Be-Bop Baby" (B-Side) 3
1958 "Stood Up" 2 8 27 Imperial 5483
"Waitin' In School" (B-Side) 18 12
"My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" 12 10 Imperial 5503
"Believe What You Say" (B-Side) 4 10
"Poor Little Fool" 1 3 4 Imperial 5528
"Someday" 9 London 8732 (UK only)
"Lonesome Town" 7 Imperial 5545
"I Got a Feeling" (B-Side) 10 27
1959 "It's Late" 9 3 Imperial 5565
"Never Be Anyone Else But You" (B-Side) 6 14
"Just a Little Too Much" 9 11 Imperial 5595
"Sweeter Than You" (B-Side) 9 19
"I Wanna Be Loved" 20 30 Imperial 5614
"Mighty Good" (B-Side) 38
1960 "Young Emotions" 12 48 Imperial 5663
"Right by My Side" (B-Side) 59
"I'm Not Afraid" 27 Imperial 5685
"Yes Sir, That's My Baby" (B-Side) 34
"You Are the Only One" 25 Imperial 5707
"Milk Cow Blues" (B-Side) 79
1961 "Travelin' Man" 1 2 Imperial 5741
"Hello Mary Lou" (B-Side) 9 2
"A Wonder Like You" 11 Imperial 5770
"Everlovin'" (B-Side) 16 23
1962 "Young World" 5 19 Imperial 5805
"Summertime" (B-Side) 89
"Teen Age Idol" 5 2 39 Imperial 5864
"I've Got My Eyes on You (And I Like What I See)" (B-Side) 105
"It's Up to You" 6 4 22 Imperial 5901
"I Need You" (B-Side) 83
1963 "I'm In Love Again" 67 Imperial 5910
"That's All" (B-Side) 48
"You Don't Love Me Anymore (And I Can Tell)" 47 Decca 31475
"I Got a Woman" (B-Side) 49
"If You Can't Rock Me" 100 Imperial 5935
"Old Enough to Love" (B-Side) 94
"A Long Vacation" 120 Imperial 5958
"Gypsy Woman" 62 Decca 31495
"String Along" (B-Side) 25
"There's Not a Minute" 127 Imperial 5985
"Fools Rush In" 12 12 Decca 31533
"Down Home" (B-Side) 126
"Today's Teardrops" 54 Imperial 66004
"For You" 6 1 14 Decca 31574
1964 "Congratulations" 63 Imperial 66017
"The Very Thought of You" 26 11 Decca 31612
"Lucky Star" 127 Imperial 66039
"There's Nothing I Can Say" 47 18 Decca 31656
"Lonely Corner" (B-Side) 113
"A Happy Guy" 82 Decca 31703
1965 "Mean Old World" 96 Decca 31756
"Come Out Dancing" 130 Decca 31800
"Say You Love Me" Decca 31845
1966 "Fire Breathin' Dragon" Decca 31900
"You Just Can't Quit" 108 24 Decca 31956
"Things You Gave Me" Decca 32026
1967 "They Don't Give Medals (To Yesterday's Heroes)" Decca 32055
"Take a City Bride" 58 Decca 32120
1968 "Suzanne on a Sunday Morning" Decca 32176
"Dream Weaver" Decca 32222
1969 "Don't Blame It on Your Wife" Decca 32284
"Don't Make Promises" Decca 32298
"She Belongs to Me" 33 27 33 Decca 32558
1970 "Easy to Be Free" 48 21 46 Decca 32635
"I Shall Be Released" 102 Decca 32676
"Look at Mary" Decca 32711
1971 "How Long" Decca 32739
"Life" 109 15 Decca 32779
1972 "Thank You Lord" Decca 32860
"Gypsy Pilot" Decca 32906
"Garden Party" 6 44 1 1 52 13 41 Decca 32980
1973 "Palace Guard" 65 80 MCA 40001
"Lifestream" MCA 40130
1974 "Windfall" 46 MCA 40187
"One Night Stand" 89 MCA 40214
"Try (Try to Fall in Love)" MCA 40392
"Rock and Roll Lady" MCA 40458
1977 "You Can't Dance" Epic 50458
1978 "Gimme a Little Sign" Epic 50501
1979 "Dream Lover" 59 29 55 Epic 50674
"It Hasn't Happened Yet" Capitol 4974
"Believe What You Say" Capitol 4988
"Give 'em My Number" Capitol 5178
"You Know What I Mean" MCA 52781
1986 "Dream Lover" (re-issue) 88 57 Epic 06066
1991 "Hello Mary Lou" (UK only re-issue) 45 Liberty EMCT 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 389–390. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "For his first recording, Nelson cut a double-sided smash: “A Teenager’s Romance” backed with Fats Domino’s “I’m Walkin’."