The Monkees discography

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This is a list of official recordings by The Monkees.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications[1]
US
[2][3]
CA
[4]
NO
[5]
UK
[6]
1966 The Monkees
  • Released: October 10, 1966
  • Label: Colgems COM/COS-101
1 1 3 1
1967 More of the Monkees
  • Released: January 9, 1967
  • Label: Colgems COM/COS-102
1 1 1 1
  • RIAA: 5x Platinum
Headquarters
  • Released: May 22, 1967
  • Label: Colgems COM/COS-103
1 1 2 2
  • RIAA: 2x Platinum
Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.
  • Released: November 6, 1967
  • Label: Colgems COM/COS-104
1 2 4 5
  • RIAA: 2x Platinum
1968 The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees
  • Released: April 22, 1968
  • Label: Colgems COM/COS-109
3 6
  • RIAA: Platinum
Head
  • Released: December 1, 1968
  • Label: Colgems COSO-5008
45 24
1969 Instant Replay
  • Released: February 15, 1969
  • Label: Colgems COS-113
32 45
The Monkees Present
  • Released: October 1, 1969
  • Label: Colgems COS-117
100
1970 Changes
  • Released: June 1970
  • Label: Colgems COS-119
152
1987 Pool It!
  • Released: August 1987
  • Label: Rhino 70706
72
1996 Justus
  • Released: October 15, 1996
  • Label: Rhino 72542
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
  • "Changes" initially failed to chart upon release in 1970, only reaching the Billboard 200 when reissued in 1986.
  • "Justus" was released initially only on CD and not on vinyl, but was issued on limited edition vinyl on October 30th, 2012.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Album details Peak
chart
positions
US
1987 Live 1967
  • Released: July 1987
  • Label: Rhino 70139
20th Anniversary Tour 1986
  • Released: July 1987
  • Label: Rhino FSH-71110 (2 LPs)
1994 Live!
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: n/a
2001 2001: Live in Las Vegas
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: n/a
Summer 1967: The Complete U.S. Concert Recordings
2006 Extended Versions
  • Released: November 28, 2006
  • Label: BMG Special Markets
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Decade Title Album details Peak
chart
positions
US
1960s The Monkees Greatest Hits
  • Released: June 1969
  • Label: Colgems COS-115
89
1970s Golden Hits
  • Released: January 1970
  • Label: Colgems PRS-329
Barrel Full of Monkees
  • Released: January 1971
  • Label: Colgems SCOS-1001
207
Re-Focus
  • Released: September 1972
  • Label: Bell 6081
The Monkees
  • Released: June 1976
  • Label: Laurie House 8009/RCA Special Products 2-0188
The Monkees Greatest Hits
  • Released: July 1976
  • Label: Arista 4089 (later 8313)
58
1980s More Greatest Hits of The Monkees
  • Released: October 1982
  • Label: Arista 2007 (later 8334)
Monkee Business
  • Released: November 1982
  • Label: Rhino 701
Monkee Flips
  • Released: February 1984
  • Label: Rhino 113
Hit Factory
  • Released: December 1985
  • Label: Pair 1109 (2 LPs)
The Best of The Monkees
  • Released: June 1986
  • Label: Silver Eagle/Arista 1048
Then & Now... The Best of The Monkees
  • Released: June 1986
  • Label: Arista 8432
21
Missing Links
  • Released: July 1987
  • Label: Rhino 70150
1990s Missing Links Volume Two
  • Released: January 1990
  • Label: Rhino 70903
Listen to the Band
  • Released: October 1991
  • Label: Rhino 70566 (4 CDs)
Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 1995
  • Label: Rhino 72190
Barrelful of Monkees: Monkees Songs for Kids!
  • Released: March 1996
  • Label: Kid Rhino 72407
Missing Links Volume Three
  • Released: March 1996
  • Label: Rhino 72153
I'm A Believer and Other Hits
Last Train to Clarksville and Other Hits
  • Released: September 1997
  • Label: Flashback/Rhino
Daydream Believer and Other Hits
  • Released: March 1998
  • Label: Flashback/Rhino 75242
The Monkees Anthology
  • Released: April 1998
  • Label: Rhino 75269 (2 CDs)
2000s Music Box
  • Released: February 2001
  • Label: Rhino 76706 (4 CDs)
The Essentials
  • Released: June 2002
  • Label: Rhino 76057
The Best of The Monkees
  • Released: April 2003
  • Label: Rhino 73875 (2 CDs)
20
The Headquarters Sessions
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US
Billboard

[7]
US
Cashbox

[8]
AU CA
[9]
GE
[10]
NO
[5]
UK
[6]
1966 "Last Train to Clarksville" 1 1 14 1 29 23 The Monkees
"Take a Giant Step"
(B-side of "Last Train to Clarksville")
"I'm a Believer" 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 More of the Monkees
"(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone" A
(B-side of "I'm a Believer")
20 25 1
F
1967 "(Theme From) The Monkees" G × × 3 × × The Monkees
"A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You" 2 1 4 1 7 3 3 Non-album single.
"The Girl I Knew Somewhere"
(B-side of "A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You")
39 17
"I Wanna Be Free" × × 14 × × × The Monkees
"You Just May Be the One"
(B-side of "I Wanna Be Free")
× × × × × Headquarters
"Alternate Title" (a.k.a. "Randy Scouse Git") × × 6 × 11 2 2
"Forget That Girl"
(B-side of "Alternate Title")
× × ×
"Pleasant Valley Sunday" 3 3 10 2 18 4 11 Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.
"Words"
(B-side of "Pleasant Valley Sunday")
11 5 57
"Daydream Believer" 1 1 2 1 4 2 5 The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees
"Goin' Down"
(B-side of "Daydream Believer")
104 36
F
Non-album single.
1968 "Valleri" 3 1 4 1 11 9 12 The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees
"Tapioca Tundra"
(B-side of "Valleri")
34 47 1
F
"D. W. Washburn" 19 10 11 2 17 Non-album single.
"It's Nice To Be With You"
(B-side of "D. W. Washburn")
51 26 15
F
"She" G × × 6 × × × More of the Monkees
"Mary, Mary" × × 4 × ×
"What Am I Doing Hangin' 'Round?"
(B-side of "Mary, Mary")
× × × × × Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.
"Cuddly Toy" G × × 12 × × ×
"Porpoise Song" A 62 41 57 26 Head
"As We Go Along" A
(B-side of "Porpoise Song")
106 ×
1969 "Tear Drop City" 56 37 28 27 28 Instant Replay
"A Man Without a Dream"
(B-side of "Tear Drop City")
"Listen to the Band" A 63 57 8 53 The Monkees Present
"Someday Man"
(B-side of "Listen to the Band")
81 80 74 47 Non-album single.
"Daddy's Song"
(A-side of "Porpoise Song" in UK)
× × × × × Head
"Good Clean Fun" D 82 90 13 80 26 The Monkees Present
"Mommy and Daddy"
(B-side of "Good Clean Fun")
109
1970 "Oh My My" 98 94 34 Changes
"I Love You Better"
(B-side of "Oh My My")
1971 "Do It in the Name of Love" B Non-album single.
"Lady Jane" B
(B-side of "Do It in the Name of Love")
1976 "Christmas Is My Time of Year" H
1983 "Steam Engine" H
1986 "That Was Then, This Is Now"C E 20 24 69 41 68 Then & Now... The Best of The Monkees
"(Theme From) The Monkees"
(B-side of "That Was Then, This Is Now")
"Daydream Believer" (remix) A 79 78 62
"Randy Scouse Git"
(B-side of "Daydream Believer")
1987 "Heart and Soul" 87 Pool It!
"MGBGT" A
(B-side of "Heart and Soul")
Live!
"Every Step of the Way" A Pool It!
"(I'll) Love You Forever" A
(B-side of "Every Step of the Way")
Live!
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
"×" denotes songs not released as a single.

Notes[edit]

A: ^ Single and album mixes differ.

B: ^ Released as Mickey Dolenz & Davy Jones (sic)

C: ^ Released as Micky Dolenz & Peter Tork of The Monkees.

D. ^ "Good Clean Fun" simultaneously charted at #29 on the Easy Listening chart.

E: ^ "That Was Then, This Is Now" simultaneously charted at #24 on the Adult Contemporary chart.

F: ^ This B-side shared its chart position with its A-side.

G: ^ This EP track charted as a single in Australia.

H: ^ Independent release produced by Chip Douglas.

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