The Shadows discography

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The Shadows (w/o + w/Cliff Richard) discography
Releases
Studio albums 40 (23+17)
Live albums 13 (9+4)
EPs 57 (26+31)
Singles 89 (59+30)

This article presents the discography (including sheet music) of British rock group The Shadows. For releases with Cliff Richard see the Cliff Richard discography.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Sales & certifications
UK
AUS
AUT
BEL
CAN
DEN
GER
FRA
[1]
NLD
[2]
NZ
NOR
[3]
SWE
SWI
1961 The Shadows 1 - - - - - - 3 - - - - -
1962 Out of the Shadows 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1964 Dance with The Shadows 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1965 The Sound of The Shadows 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1966 Shadow Music 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1967 Jigsaw 8 7 - - - - - - - - - - -
1967 From Hank, Bruce, Brian and John - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1970 Shades of Rock 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1973 Rockin' with Curly Leads 45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975 Specs Appeal 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1977 Tasty - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1979 String of Hits 1 - - - - - - - 7 - - - -
1980 Change of Address 17 - - - - - - - 33 - - - -
  • UK: Silver[5]
1981 Hits Right Up Your Street 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • UK: Silver[5]
1982 Life in the Jungle 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1983 XXV 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1984 Guardian Angel 98 - - - - - - - - 6 - - -
1986 Moonlight Shadows 6 - - - - - - - 65 3 - - -
1987 Simply Shadows 7 - - - - - - - - 31 - - -
  • UK: Platinum[5]
1989 Steppin' to the Shadows 8 - - - - - - - - 31 - - -
1989 At Their Very Best 12 - - - - - - 37 - - - - -
1990 Reflection 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • UK: Platinum[5]
1991 Themes and Dreams 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1993 Shadows in the Night 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Sales & certifications
UK
AUS
AUT
BEL
CAN
DEN
GER
FRA
NLD
[2]
NZ
NOR
[3]
SWE
SWI
1969 Live in Japan 1969
  • Released: ??? 1970
  • Label: Toshiba-EMI
  • Formats: LP, CD
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975 Live at the Paris Olympia - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1982 Live at Abbey Road
  • Released: September 1982
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: LP, Cassette, CD
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
2002 Live at the A.B.C. Kingston, 1962
  • Released: April 2002
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: CD
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
2004 The Final Tour
  • Released: October 2004
  • Label: Eagle
  • Formats: CD
- - - - - 5 - - 8 - - - -

Remastered live albums

Compilations[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Sales & certifications
UK
AUS
AUT
BEL
CAN
DEN
GER
FRA
NLD
[2]
NZ
NOR
[3]
SWE
SWI
1963 Greatest Hits
  • Released: June 1963
  • Label: Columbia (mono)
  • Formats: LP, Reel2reel, CD
2 - - - - - - 9 - - - - -
1965 More Hits... - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1973 Greatest Hits 48 - - - - - - - - - - - -
1973 Golden Record
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Columbia (France, Belgium)
  • Formats: LP
- - - - - - - 11[7] - - - - -
1977 20 Golden Greats 1 - - - - - - - 2[A] 26 - - -
  • UK: Platinum[5]
1980 Another String of Hot Hits 16 - - - - - - - 39 - - - -
  • UK: Silver[5]
1985 Compact Shadows
  • Released: Sept 1985
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: CD
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
2000 50 Golden Greats
  • Released: July 2000
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: CD
35 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2001 Kon Tiki: De Beste 1960 - 1980
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: EMI Norsk A/S (Norway)
  • Formats: CD
- - - - - - - - - - 3 - -
2002 Complete Singles A's and B's 1959-1980
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: CD
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
2004 Life Story
  • Released: April 2004
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD
7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2005 Platinum Collection
  • Released: August 2005
  • Label: EMI
  • Formats: CD
30 - - - - - - - - - - - -

Notes:

  • A ^ 20 Golden Greats was released in The Netherlands as 20 Greatest Hits in 1980.


Budget compilations:

  • 1967: The Shadows, LP
  • 1968: Somethin Else, LP
  • 1970: Mustang, LP
  • 1978: The Shadows At The Movies, LP
  • 1980: Rock On With The Shadows, LP
  • 1995: The Best of The Shadows, CD, Music for Pleasure label, UK Certification: Silver[5]

See For Miles compilations[8]

Boxed Sets:

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
UK
AUS
FRA
IR
NL
[9][10]
NZ
NOR
[11]
ITA
SA
SP
1959 "Feelin' Fine"
(Released as The Drifters)
- - - - - - - - - -
"Jet Black"
(Released as The Drifters)
- - - - - - - - - -
"Saturday Dance" - - - - - - - - - -
1960 "Apache" 1 1 1 1 11 1 - 2 1 1
"Man of Mystery /
The Stranger"
5 - - - 14
-
- - - - -
1961 "FBI" 6 - 7 - 18 8 - 18 - -
"The Frightened City" 3 - 11 - - 4 - - - -
"Kon-Tiki" 1 - 14 4 12 5 7 - - -
"The Savage" 9 - - - 24 - - - - -
1962 "Wonderful Land" 1 4 - 1 2 3 2 12 - -
"Guitar Tango" 4 - - - 5 - 10 13 - -
"Dance On!" 1 - - 1 8 - 2 8 - -
1963 "Foot Tapper" 1 - - 2 7 5 5 - - -
"Atlantis" 2 - 27 3 6 9 4 - - -
"Shindig" 6 - - 7 24 - 5 - - -
"Geronimo" 10 - - - 29 - 10 1 - -
1964 "Theme for Young Lovers" 12 - - - 35 - - - - -
"The Rise and Fall of Flingle Bunt" 5 5 - - 9 7 - - - -
"Rhythm and Greens" 22 - - - - - - - - -
"Genie with the Light Brown Lamp" 17 - - - 18 19 - - - -
1965 "Mary Anne" 17 - - - - - - - - -
"Stingray" 19 - - - - - - - - -
"Don't Make My Baby Blue" 10 - - - 34 20 - - - -
"The War Lord" 18 - - - - - - - - -
1966 "I Met a Girl" 22 - - - - - - - - -
"A Place in the Sun" 24 - - - - - - - - -
"The Dreams I Dream" 42 - - - - - - - - -
1967 "Maroc 7" 24 - - - - - - - - -
"Tomorrow's Cancelled" - - - - - - - - - -
"Running Out Of World"
[Shadows B-side of Hank Marvin A-side "London's Not Too Far"]
- - - - - - - - - -
1968 "Dear Old Mrs Bell" - - - - - - - - - -
1969 "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" - - - - - - - - - -
1973 "Turn Around and Touch Me" - - - - - - - - - -
1975 "Let Me Be the One" 12 - - 10 - - 2 - - -
"Run Billy Run" - - - - - - - - - -
1976 "It'll Be Me, Babe" - - - - - - - - - -
1977 "Another Night" - - - - - - - - - -
1978 "Love de Luxe" - - - - - - - - - -
"Don't Cry for Me Argentina" (p/s) 5 - - 7 - - - - - -
1979 "Theme from The Deer Hunter" (p/s) 9 - - 8 1 - - - - -
"Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto" (p/s) - - - - - - - - -
1980 "Riders in the Sky" (p/s) 12 - - 6 - - - - - -
"Heart of Glass" (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
"Equinoxe Part V" 50 - - - - - - - - -
"Mozart 40" - - - - - - - - - -
1981 "The Third Man" 44 - - - - - - - - -
"Telstar" - - - - - - - - - -
"Imagine/Woman" (medley) - - - - - - - - - -
1982 "Theme from 'Missing'" (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
"Treat Me Nice" (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
1983 "Diamonds" (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
"Goin' Home' (Theme from 'Local Hero') (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
1984 "On a Night Like This" (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
1986 "Moonlight Shadow" (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
"Dancing in the Dark" 12/7(p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
"The Themes from 'EastEnders' & 'Howards' Way' " (medley) (p/s) 86 - - - - - - - - -
1987 "Pulaski" (Theme from the BBC TV series) (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
"Walking in the Air" (Theme from 'The Snowman') (p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
1989 "Mountains of the Moon" CDs/7(p/s) - - - - - - - - - -
"Shadow Mix" CDs
(Live medley: 'Apache/Wonderful Land/The Rise and Fall of Flingel Bunt/
Kon-Tiki/FBI/Man of Mystery/Apache (reprise)')
81 - - - - - - - - -

Extended plays[edit]

  • The Shadows ($) (#1) (1961)
  • The Shadows to the Fore (#1)
  • Spotlight on The Shadows (#1) (1962)
  • The Shadows No.2 (#12)
  • The Shadows No.3 (#13)
  • Wonderful Land Of The Shadows (#6)
  • The Boys ($) (#1)
  • Out of the Shadows (#3) (1963)
  • Dance On With the Shadows (#16)
  • Out of the Shadows no.2 (#20)
  • Foot Tapping with the Shadows (#7)
  • Los Shadows ($) (#4)
  • Shindig With The Shadows (#8)
  • Those Brilliant Shadows (#6) (1964)
  • Dance With The Shadows (-)
  • Rhythm & Greens ($) (#8)
  • Dance with the Shadows No.2 (-)
  • Themes from Aladdin (#14) (1965)
  • Dance With The Shadows No.3 (#16)
  • Alice In Sunderland (-)
  • Sound Of The Shadows (-)
  • Sound Of The Shadows No.2 (-) (1966)
  • Sound Of The Shadows No.3 (-)
  • Those Talented Shadows (#9)
  • Thunderbirds Are Go! ($) (#6)
  • The Shadows on Stage and Screen ($) (-) (1967)

Concert videos[edit]

Recordings with Cliff Richard[edit]

Sheet music (musical notation)[edit]

All the hit (& misses) singles e.g. Apache (et al.) were published as individual (2xA4 page) sheet music during the release of the single until the late 1970s when publishers switched to books featuring multiple hits.

  • A1. The Album of Guitar Favourites, 1961, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A2. The 2nd Album of Guitar Favourities, 1961, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A3. The 3rd Album of Guitar Favourities, 1962, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A4. The 4th Album of Guitar Favourities, 1964, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A5. The 5th Album of Guitar Favourities, 1964, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A6. The 6th Album of Guitar Favourities, 1965, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A7. The 7th Album of Guitar Favourities, 1966, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A8. The 8th Album of Guitar Favourities, 1966, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A9. The 9th Album of Guitar Favourities, 1967, The Shadows Music Ltd/Carlin Music Ltd. No ISBN
  • A10. The Shadows Album of Rhythm & Greens, 1964, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Music Ltd. No ISBN
  • A11. The Shadows Modern Electric Guitar Tutor, 196?, The Shadows Music Ltd/Belinda Ltd. No ISBN
  • A12. The Shadows Guitar Book, 1964, Francis, Day & Hunter. No ISBN
  • A13. The Shadows Then and Now, 1981, EMI Music Publishing. ISBN ?
  • A14. The Big Hits of The Shadows, 19??, Wise Publications, ISBN 0-7119-0815-X
  • A15. The Shadows, Guitar Legends Tab, 19??, Faber Music, ISBN 978-0-571-52585-0
  • A16. Hits of The Shadows. Off the record., 1992, IMP, ISBN ?
  • A17. Frank Ifield Album, 196?, Shadows Music/Belinda, no ISBN
  • A18. The Mersey Beat, 196?, Shadows music/Belinda, no ISBN
  • A19. Marvin Welch and Farrar, 1970, Music Sales Ltd. ISBN
  • B1. Cliff and the Shadows Album, 196?, B.Feldman & co ltd, no ISBN
  • B2. The Young Ones & Summer Holiday 1963, Elstree Music ltd, no ISBN
  • B3. Finders Keepers, 1966, Carlin Music, no ISBN
  • B4. Aladdin—Guitar album, 1964, Shadows Music/Belinda, no ISBN
  • B5. Aladdin—Vocal album, 1964, Shadows Music/Belinda, no ISBN
  • B6. Established 1958, 1968, Shadows Music/Carlin Music, no ISBN
  • C1. Play Guitar with Hank Marvin, 200?, Wise Publications, ISBN 978-0-7119-8092-1
  • C2. Lick Library: Learn to play Hank Marvin, 200?, Roadrock Intl, ISBN "RDR0061"
  • C3. Jam with Hank Marvin, 200?, Faber Music, ISBN 978-0-571-52732-8
  • C4. Hank Marvin's Guitar Instruction Book, 200?, Hudson Music, ISBN 0-7119-9369-6
  • C5. Lick Library: Learn to play Hank Marvin (Vol.2), 200?, Roadrock Intl, ISBN "RDR0061"
  • C6. Hank Marvin's Guitar Tutor, 200?, IMP, ISBN 978-0-86359-749-7
  • D1. Diamonds—piano solo with guitar chords, 1963, Francis day and Hunter, ISBN ?
  • D2. The Jet Harris Guitar book, Francis Day & Hunter Ltd. No ISBN (16pages)
  • E1. Brian Bennett's Drum Tutor, 196?, ?, ISBN ?
  • E2. Guide to Teen-Beat Drumming, 1964, the Shadows Music Ltd & Belinda London Ltd.
Sheet Music(sold as individual song/tune sheets)
  • Apache(2 designs)
  • Quartermasters Stores
  • Man of Mystery(2 designs)
  • The Stranger
  • FBI
  • The Frightened City
  • Kon Tiki(2 designs)
  • The Savage
  • Wonderful land(2 designs)
  • Stars fell on stockton
  • Guitar tango
  • Dance on
  • The boys
  • The girls
  • Foot tapper
  • Atlantis
  • Shindig
  • Geronimo
  • Shazam!
  • The rise and fall of flingel bunt
  • Rhythm & Greens
  • The Miracle
  • Alice in sunderland
  • Stingray
  • Mary Anne
  • Chu-Chi
  • Don't make my baby blue
  • The war lord
  • I wish I could shimmy like my sister arthur
  • I met a girl
  • Scotch on the socks
  • The dreams i dream
  • A place in the sun
  • Maroc 7
  • Bombay duck
  • Thunderbirds theme
  • Let me be the one
  • Run Billy run
  • Riders in the sky


Resources[edit]

  • British Hit Singles & Albums (19th Edn)
  • That Sound by R.Pistolesi, M.Addey, M.Mazzini
  • A Pocket guide to Shadow Music by Malcolm Campbell, Rob Bradford & Les Woosey

References[edit]

  1. ^ "InfoDisc: French album chart positions" (in French). Infodisc.fr. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "www.dutchcharts.nl". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-05-16. 
  3. ^ a b c "Norway album chart positions". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  4. ^ a b "InfoDisc : Les Certifications (Albums) du SNEP (Bilan par Artiste)" (in French). Infodisc.fr. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "UK certification Database". BPI. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  6. ^ The first web page presents the sales figures, the second presents the certification limits:
  7. ^ "French Chart position for Golden Record". tsort.info. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  8. ^ "See for Miles (Music Label) Discography". discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 
  9. ^ (nl) van Slooten, Johan (2005). Top 40 Hitdossier 1965-2005 (inclusief alle 'prehistorische' hits van 1956 to 1965)" (in Dutch) (9th ed.). Haarlem: J.H. Gottmer / H.J.W. Becht BV. ISBN 90-230-1144-9. 
  10. ^ "www.dutchcharts.nl". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  11. ^ "Norway singles chart positions". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 

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