Run–D.M.C. discography

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Run–D.M.C. discography
Releases
Studio albums 7
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 4
Singles 22

The following is a comprehensive discography of Run–D.M.C., an American hip hop group. Run-D.M.C. have sold over 15 million albums in the US alone.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1][2]
US
R&B

[3]
AUS
[4]
CAN
[5]
NZ
[6]
UK
[7][8]
1984 Run–D.M.C.
  • Released: March 27, 1984
  • Label: Profile
53 14
1985 King of Rock
  • Released: January 21, 1985
  • Label: Profile
52 12
  • RIAA: Platinum[9]
1986 Raising Hell
  • Released: May 15, 1986
  • Label: Profile
3 1 32 8 41
1988 Tougher Than Leather
  • Released: September 16, 1988
  • Label: Profile
9 2 38 51 43 13
1990 Back from Hell
  • Released: July 1, 1990
  • Label: Profile
81 16
1993 Down with the King
  • Released: May 4, 1993
  • Label: Profile
7 1 29 44
2001 Crown Royal
  • Released: April 3, 2001
  • Label: Arista
37 22 48
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
US
[1][2]
US R&B
[3]
UK
[8]
1991 Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991
  • Released: November 6, 1991
  • Label: Arista
199 75 31
2002 Greatest Hits
  • Released: September 10, 2002
  • Label: Arista
117 33 15
2003 Ultimate Run–D.M.C.
  • Released: October 28, 2003
  • Label: Arista
62
2012 The Essential Run–D.M.C.
  • Released: October 30, 2012
  • Label: Sony, Legacy
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album
2007 Live at Montreux 2001
  • Released: April 3, 2007
  • Label: Eagle

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album
US US R&B US Rap AUS
[4]
CAN
[13]
NZ
[6]
UK
[8]
1983 "It's Like That" 15 Run–D.M.C.
1984 "Hard Times" 11
"Rock Box"
"30 Days" 16
"Hollis Crew (Krush Groove 2)" 65
1985 "King of Rock" 14 80 King of Rock
"You Talk Too Much" 19
"Can You Rock It Like This" 19
"Jam-Master Jammin'" 53
1986 "My Adidas" 5 33 62 Raising Hell
"Walk This Way" 4 8 9 6 1 8
[14]
"You Be Illin'" 29 12 42
1987 "It's Tricky" 57 21 16
"Christmas in Hollis" 78 56 A Very Special Christmas
1988 "Run's House" 10 83 37 Tougher Than Leather
"Mary, Mary" 75 29 83 14 86
"I'm Not Going Out Like That" 40
"Papa Crazy"
1989 "Pause" / "Ghostbusters" 51 11 78 34 65 Back from Hell
1990 "What's It All About" / "The Ave." 24 4 48
1991 "Faces" 57 13
1993 "Ooh, Whatcha Gonna Do" 78 21 Down with the King
"Down with the King" (featuring Pete Rock & CL Smooth) 21 9 1 80 69
"Can I Get It, Yo" (featuring EPMD)
1998 "It's Like That" (Run-D.M.C. vs Jason Nevins) 90 1 3 1 1
[15]
Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991
(re-release)
"It's Tricky" (Run-D.M.C. vs Jason Nevins) 15 5 74
[15]
2001 "Rock Show" (featuring Stephan Jenkins) Crown Royal
2003 "It's Tricky 2003" (feat Jacknife Lee) 20 Greatest Hits
(re-release)
2014 "It's Tricky (DJ Fresh Remix)" -
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

As featured performers[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album
US US
R&B
1984 "8 Million Stories" (Kurtis Blow feat. Run-D.M.C) 45 Ego Trip
1985 "Sun City" (as part of the Artists United Against Apartheid) 38 21 Sun City
1986 "King Holiday" (as part of the King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew) 30 single only

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Run-D.M.C. Chart Positions (Billboard)". Billbord. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Run-D.M.C. Chart Positions". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
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  5. ^ "RPM Weekly Searchable Database". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b "Discography Run DMC". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 22, 2012. 
  7. ^ "UK Top 40 Searchable Database". everyhit.com. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  8. ^ a b c "The Official Charts Company - Run–D.M.C. discography". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Run-D.M.C. Album Certifications". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 11-03-2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  10. ^ "Send a certification query". Music Canada. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 11-03-2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  12. ^ a b "Send a certification query". CRIA. Retrieved November 16, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  14. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Run–D.M.C. discography". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013. 
  15. ^ a b "The Official Charts Company - Run–D.M.C. discography". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013.