The Kentucky Headhunters discography

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The Kentucky Headhunters discography
Releases
Studio albums 7
Compilation albums 2
Singles 20
Music videos 13

The Kentucky Headhunters are an American country rock & southern rock band founded in 1968 as Itchy Brother. The band's discography comprises seven studio albums, two compilation albums, two video compilations and twenty singles. Of their albums, their 1989 debut Pickin' on Nashville is certified double platinum in the United States and Canada, while 1991's Electric Barnyard has a gold certification in both countries. Of the band's singles, four have reached Top 40 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Their highest chart peak is the number 8 "Oh Lonesome Me", which was originally a Number One single for Don Gibson.

Studio albums[edit]

1980s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[1]
US
[1]
Pickin' on Nashville 2 41

1990s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[1]
US
[1]
CAN
[4]
Electric Barnyard
  • Release date: 1991
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
3 29 79
Rave On!!
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
22 102
Stompin' Grounds
  • Release date: April 29, 1997
  • Label: BNA Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s albums[edit]

Title Album details
Songs from the Grass String Ranch
Soul
  • Release date: May 6, 2003
  • Label: Audium Entertainment
  • Formats: CD
Big Boss Man
  • Release date: June 21, 2005
  • Label: CBuJ Entertainment
  • Formats: CD

2010s albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
[1]
Dixie Lullabies
  • Release date: October 18, 2011
  • Label: Red Dirt
  • Formats: CD
75

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details
The Best of The Kentucky Headhunters:
Still Pickin'
  • Release date: September 20, 1994
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Flying Under the Radar
  • Release date: June 13, 2006
  • Label: CBuJ Entertainment
  • Formats: CD
Authorized Bootleg: Live – Agara Ballroom – Cleveland, Ohio

Collaboration albums[edit]

Title Album details
That'll Work
(with Johnnie Johnson)
  • Release date: August 17, 1993
  • Label: Elektra/Nonesuch
  • Formats: CD, cassette

Singles[edit]

1970s – 1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[7]
CAN Country
[8]
1973 "Shotgun Effie" (as Itchy Brother) N/A
1989 "Walk Softly on This Heart of Mine" 25 Pickin' on Nashville
1990 "Dumas Walker" 15 54
"Oh Lonesome Me" 8 19
"Rock 'n' Roll Angel" 23 30
1991 "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" 49 82 Electric Barnyard
"With Body and Soul" 56 30
"It's Chitlin' Time" 63 88
"Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line" 60
1992 "Let's Work Together" Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (soundtrack)
1993 "Honky Tonk Walkin'" 54 77 Rave On!!
"Blue Moon of Kentucky"
"Dixie Fried" 71
1994 "Sunday Blues" (with Johnnie Johnson) That'll Work
1997 "Singin' the Blues" 70 Stompin' Grounds
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s – 2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[7]
2000 "Too Much to Lose" 66 Songs from the Grass String Ranch
2001 "Louisianna CoCo"
2002 "Love That Woman"
2003 "Lonely Nights" Soul
2005 "Big Boss Man" Big Boss Man
2006 "Chug-a-Lug"
"Take These Chains from My Heart"
2011 "Great Acoustics"[9] Dixie Lullabies
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Videography[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1989 "Walk Softly on This Heart of Mine" John Lloyd Miller
1990 "Dumas Walker"
"Oh Lonesome Me"[10]
1991 "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"[11]
"It's Chitlin' Time"[12] Sherman Halsey
"Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line"[13] Retta Harvey
1992 "Let's Work Together" Simon Wincer
1993 "Honky Tonk Walkin'"[14] John Lloyd Miller
"Dixie Fried"
1997 "Singin' the Blues"[15]
2000 "Too Much to Lose" Brent Hedgecock
2001 "Louisianna CoCo"[16] Jerad Sloan
2005 "Big Boss Man"[17] Stephen Shepherd

Video compilations[edit]

Title Album details Certifications
(sales threshold)
Pickin' on Nashville: Videos
  • Release date: July 1, 1991
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: VHS
  • US: Gold
Best Pickin's
  • Release date: October 18, 1994
  • Label: Mercury Records
  • Formats: VHS

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Billboard charted albums for The Kentucky Headhunters". Allmusic. Retrieved December 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Kentucky Headhunters – Pickin' On Nashville". Music Canada. 
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Kentucky Headhunters – Pickin%27 On Nashville". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  4. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada - Top Albums/CDs". RPM. Retrieved December 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Kentucky Headhunters – Electric Barnyard". Music Canada. 
  6. ^ "American album certifications – Kentucky Headhunters – Electric Barnyard". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  7. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 223. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  8. ^ "RPM search results for The Kentucky Headhunters". RPM. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  9. ^ "Kentucky HeadHunters release new single". Country Standard Time. August 18, 2011. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Music video for "Oh Lonesome Me"". CMT. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  11. ^ "Music video for "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"". CMT. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  12. ^ "New Videoclips". Billboard. October 12, 1991. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Music video for "Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line"". CMT. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  14. ^ "Music video for "Honky Tonk Walkin'"". CMT. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  15. ^ "Production Notes". Billboard. May 3, 1997. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Music video for "Louisianna CoCo"". CMT. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  17. ^ "Music video for "Big Boss Man"". CMT. Retrieved 2009-05-26.