Ricky Skaggs discography

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Ricky Skaggs discography

Ricky Skaggs in 2007.
Releases
Studio albums 32
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 1
Singles 39
Music videos 16
No.1 Single 13

This is a discography for the American country/bluegrass artist, Ricky Skaggs.

Studio albums[edit]

1970s[edit]

Title Album details
That's It!
Sweet Temptation

1980s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions[1] Certifications[2]
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN Country CAN
Waitin' for the Sun to Shine 2 77
Family & Friends 52
Highways & Heartaches
  • Release date: September 1982
  • Label: Sugar Hill/Epic Records
1 61
  • US: Platinum
  • CAN: Platinum
Don't Cheat in Our Hometown
  • Release date: October 1983
  • Label: Sugar Hill/Epic Records
1 1 87
  • US: Gold
  • CAN: Platinum
Country Boy
  • Release date: October 1984
  • Label: Epic Records
1 180
  • US: Gold
  • CAN: Gold
Love's Gonna Get Ya!
  • Release date: October 1986
  • Label: Epic Records
3
Comin' Home to Stay
  • Release date: March 28, 1988
  • Label: Epic Records
12
Kentucky Thunder
  • Release date: May 26, 1989
  • Label: Epic Records
18 27
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions[1]
US Country CAN Country
My Father's Son
  • Release date: September 10, 1991
  • Label: Epic Records
68
Solid Ground 72 11
Life Is a Journey
  • Release date: July 29, 1997
  • Label: Atlantic Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
[1]
US Country US Grass US Indie
Big Mon: The Songs of Bill Monroe
  • Release date: August 29, 2000
  • Label: Skaggs Family
42 34
Ricky Skaggs and Friends
Sing the Songs of Bill Monroe
36 11
Solo (Songs My Dad Loved)
  • Release date: September 15, 2009
  • Label: Skaggs Family
39 1 46
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2010s[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions[1]
US Country US Grass
Mosaic
  • Release date: August 24, 2010
  • Label: Skaggs Family
50
Country Hits Bluegrass Style
  • Release date: July 19, 2011
  • Label: Skaggs Family
51 3
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Collaborative albums[edit]

Title Album details Artist Peak chart positions
US Country US US Grass US Indie
Second Generation Bluegrass
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: Rebel Records
Keith Whitley
That Down Home Feeling
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Ridge Runner Records
Buck White & The Down Home Folks
One Way Track
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: Sugar Hill Records
Boone Creek
Skaggs & Rice
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: Sugar Hill Records
Tony Rice
Bluegrass Rules!
  • Release date: October 21, 1997
  • Label: Rounder Records
Kentucky Thunder 45
Ancient Tones
  • Release date: January 26, 1999
  • Label: Skaggs Family
46
Soldier of the Cross
  • Release date: September 14, 1999
  • Label: Skaggs Family
65
History of the Future
  • Release date: September 11, 2001
  • Label: Skaggs Family
35 10
The Three Pickers
  • Release date: July 15, 2003
  • Label: Rounder Records
Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson 24 179 2
Brand New Strings
  • Release date: September 28, 2004
  • Label: Skaggs Family
Kentucky Thunder 60 1
Instrumentals
  • Release date: August 1, 2006
  • Label: Skaggs Family
73 1
Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby Bruce Hornsby 37 1
Salt of the Earth
  • Release date: September 25, 2007
  • Label: Skaggs Family
The Whites 45 1 47
Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass:
Tribute to 1946 and 1947
  • Release date: March 25, 2008
  • Label: Skaggs Family
Kentucky Thunder 29 191 1 26
Music to My Ears
  • Release date: September 25, 2012
  • Label: Skaggs Family
52 2
Hearts Like Ours[3]
  • Release date: September 30, 2014
  • Label: Skaggs Family
Sharon White
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Holiday albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Grass
A Skaggs Family Christmas: Volume One
  • Release date: October 18, 2005
  • Label: Skaggs Family
A Skaggs Family Christmas: Volume Two
  • Release date: September 27, 2011
  • Label: Skaggs Family
3
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications[2]
(sales thresholds)
US Country US Grass
Live in London
  • Release date: October 1985
  • Label: Epic Records
1
  • US: Gold
Live at the Charleston Music Hall
(with Kentucky Thunder)
  • Release date: March 25, 2003
  • Label: Skaggs Family
32 2
Cluck Ol' Hen
(with Bruce Hornsby)
  • Release date: August 20, 2013
  • Label: Skaggs Family
38 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US Country US
Favorite Country Songs
  • Release date: February 1985
  • Label: Epic Records
24 181
Personal Choice
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Epic (I ♥ Country Series)
Super Hits
  • Release date: August 31, 1993
  • Label: Epic Records
Country Pride
  • Release date: April 12, 1995
  • Label: Sony Music Special Products
Country Gentleman:
The Best of Ricky Skaggs
  • Release date: January 27, 1998
  • Label: Epic Records
16 Biggest Hits
  • Release date: September 16, 2000
  • Label: Epic Records
The Essential Ricky Skaggs
  • Release date: April 1, 2003
  • Label: Epic Records
The Essential Ricky Skaggs (two disc edition)
  • Release date: March 15, 2011
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1970s and 1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions[4]
Album
US Country CAN Country
1979 "I'll Take the Blame" 86 Sweet Temptation
1981 "Don't Get Above Your Raisin'" 16 47 Waitin' for the Sun to Shine
"You May See Me Walkin'" 9 16
"Crying My Heart Out Over You" 1 3
1982 "I Don't Care" 1 2
"Heartbroke" 1 1 Highways and Heartaches
"I Wouldn't Change You If I Could" 1 1
1983 "Highway 40 Blues" 1 1
"You've Got a Lover" 2 1
"Don't Cheat in Our Hometown" 1 1 Don't Cheat in Our Hometown
1984 "Honey (Open That Door)" 1 1
"Uncle Pen" 1 1
"Something in My Heart" 2 1 Country Boy
1985 "Country Boy" 1 1
"You Make Me Feel Like a Man" 7 8 Live in London
1986 "Cajun Moon" 1 1
"I've Got a New Heartache" 10 7
"Love's Gonna Get You Someday" 4 1 Love's Gonna Get Ya!
1987 "I Wonder If I Care as Much" 30 21
"Love Can't Ever Get Better Than This" (with Sharon White) 10 7
"I'm Tired" 18 6 Comin' Home to Stay
1988 "(Angel on My Mind) That's Why I'm Walkin'" 33 30
"Thanks Again" 17 10
"Old Kind of Love" 30 *
1989 "Lovin' Only Me" 1 1 Kentucky Thunder
"Let It Be You" 5 3
"Heartbreak Hurricane" 13 5
* denotes unknown peak positions

1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions[4]
Album
US Country CAN Country
1990 "Hummingbird" 20 15 Kentucky Thunder
"He Was On to Somethin' (So He Made You)" 25 6
1991 "Life's Too Long (To Live Like This)" 37 15 My Father's Son
"Same Ol' Love" 12 23
1992 "From the Word Love" 43 58
1995 "Back Where We Belong" Solid Ground
"Solid Ground" 57 56
1996 "Cat's in the Cradle" 45 44
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions[4] Album
US Country
2002 "Halfway Home Cafe" 56 History of the Future
2003 "A Simple Life" Live at the Charleston Music Hall
2004 "Spread a Little Love Around" Brand New Strings
2005 "Enjoy the Ride"
2014 "Forever's Not Long Enough" (with Sharon White) Hearts Like Ours
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1991 "Restless" Mark O'Connor (with Vince Gill
and Steve Wariner)
25 19 The New Nashville Cats
1998 "Same Old Train" Various 59 Tribute to Tradition
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
1981 "Don't Get Above Your Raisin'"
1982 "Heartbroke"
1984 "Honey (Open That Door)" Martin Kahan
1985 "Country Boy" (with Bill Monroe)
"You Make Me Feel Like a Man"
1986 "Cajun Moon"
"New Star Shining" (with James Taylor) Jon Small
1989 "Let It Be You" Jack Cole
1991 "Restless" (with Mark O'Connor, Vince Gill, and Steve Wariner)
"Life's Too Long (To Live Like This)" Doug Freel
1992 "Same Ol' Love" Steve Gebhardt
"From the Word Love" Wayne Miller
1994 "The Mind of Christ" Stan Strickland
1995 "Solid Ground" John Lloyd Miller
1996 "Step of Faith" (with Carman) Steve Yake
"Cat's in the Cradle" Daniel Pearl/Ricky Skaggs/Stan Strickland
2005 "Love Came Gently" Marie Najame
2008 "Old Enough" (with The Raconteurs and Ashley Monroe) Autumn de Wilde

References[edit]