Ronnie James Dio discography

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This is a list of Ronnie James Dio releases. Some of Dio's early appearances on 45 rpm singles are collected on several volumes of the LP series The History of Syracuse Music, released in the 1980s. A complete discography with lyrics can be found here.[1]

Releases[edit]

Ronnie & The Red Caps[edit]

Year A-Side B-Side Format Label Cat. No. Country Notes
1958 Conquest Lover 7” Reb 59-45-105 USA Ronnie didn't sing lead vocals on either of these tracks.
1958 Judy I Love You - 7” - - - Unreleased
1960 An Angel Is Missing What I'd Say 7” Seneca S 178-102 USA Released as "Ronnie Dio and the Red Caps"

Ronnie Dio & The Prophets[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year A-Side B-Side Format Label Cat. No. Country Notes
1962 The Ooh-Poo-Pah-Doo Love Pains 7” Atlantic 2145 Canada, USA -
1962 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow Bad Man In Town 7” Audiodisc/Swan - USA Unreleased, acetate only
1963 Gonna Make It Alone Swingin’ Street 7” Lawn 218 USA -
1963 Mr. Misery Our Year 7” Swan 4165 USA -
1963 Che Tristezza Senza Te (Mr. Misery) Our Year 7” Derby DB 5084 Italy “Mr. Misery” sung in Italian, “Our Year” sung in English
1964 Mr. Misery Our Year 7” Stateside 35-ESS.21 India -
1964 Love Potion No. 9 Love Potion No. 9 7” Valex 001 USA -
1965 Say You're Mine Again Where You Gonna Run To Girl 7” Kapp 697 Canada, USA -
1965 Smiling By Day (Crying By Night) Dear Darling (I Won't Be Comin' Home) 7” Kapp 725 Canada, USA -
1965 Walking Alone The Way Of Love 7” Kapp 770 Canada, USA -
1967 Walking In Different Circles 10 Days With Brenda 7” Parkway P-143 USA -

Albums[edit]

Year Title Format Label Cat. No. Country Notes
1963 Dio At Domino's LP Jove J-108 USA The album sleeve notes this is a "live" recording, but it is not live in the sense of being recorded at a concert. Most likely, the album was cut live in the studio.

The Electric Elves[edit]

Year A-Side B-Side Format Label Cat. No. Country Notes
1967 Hey, Look Me Over It Pays To Advertise 7” MGM K 13839 USA -

The Elves[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year A-Side B-Side Format Label Cat. No. Country Notes
1969 Walking In Different Circles She's Not The Same 7” Decca 732507 USA -
1970 Amber Velvet West Virginia 7” MCA MU 1114 Sweden, UK -
1970 Amber Velvet West Virginia 7” Decca 732617 USA -

Bootlegs[edit]

Year Title Format Label Cat. No. Country Notes
1971 Live At The Beacon LP - - USA Bootleg

Elf[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

Year Title Format Label Notes
1972 Elf LP, CS, CD Epic -
1974 Carolina County Ball LP, CS, CD Purple, Line, Safari, MGM Known as L.A. 59 in USA
1975 Trying to Burn the Sun LP, CS Safari, Interfusion -

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Format Label Notes
1974 The History of Syracuse Music, Vol. VI LP ECEIP Various Artists compilation, includes a live version of “Rockin' Chair Rock 'N' Roll Blues”.
1978 The Gargantuan Elf Album CD Safari Both Carolina County Ball and Trying to Burn the Sun albums on one CD, minus the song "Happy".
1989 20 Years of Syracuse Rock CS - Various Artists compilation, includes a live version of “Hoochie Koochie Lady”.
1994 The Elf Albums CD Connoisseur Collection, Festival Both Carolina County Ball and Trying to Burn the Sun albums on one CD.

Bootlegs[edit]

Year Title Format
1972 Live At The Bank LP
1973 Live! And My Soul Shall Be Lifted LP, CD

Rainbow[edit]

For more details, see Rainbow discography

Black Sabbath[edit]

For more details, see Black Sabbath discography

Dio[edit]

For more details, see Dio discography

Heaven and Hell[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

Other media[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]