Waylon Jennings discography

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Waylon Jennings discography
Releases
Studio albums 45
Compilation albums 28
Singles 95
Music videos 16
No.1 Single 25

The following is a complete discography of American country music artist Waylon Jennings. For a discography as a member of The Highwaymen, see The Highwaymen discography.

Studio albums[edit]

1960s[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
Waylon at JD's
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: Sound Limited
Folk-Country 9
Leavin' Town
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: RCA Victor
3
Nashville Rebel (soundtrack)
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: RCA Victor
4
Waylon Sings Ol' Harlan
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: RCA Victor
32
Love of the Common People
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: RCA Victor
3
The One and Only
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: RCA Camden
19
Hangin' On
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: RCA Victor
9
Only the Greatest
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: RCA Victor
12
Jewels
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: RCA Victor
6
Just to Satisfy You
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: RCA Victor
7
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN Country CAN
Waylon
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: RCA Victor
14 192
Singer of Sad Songs
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: RCA Records
23
The Taker/Tulsa
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: RCA Records
12
Cedartown, Georgia
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: RCA Records
27
Good Hearted Woman
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: RCA Records
7
Ladies Love Outlaws
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: RCA Records
11
Lonesome, On'ry and Mean
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Victor
8 214
Honky Tonk Heroes
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Victor
14 185
This Time
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: RCA Victor
4
The Ramblin' Man
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: RCA Victor
3 105
Dreaming My Dreams
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 49
Are You Ready for the Country
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 34
Ol' Waylon
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 15 65
I've Always Been Crazy
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 48 1 71
What Goes Around Comes Around
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: RCA Victor
2 49 3 58
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN Country CAN
Music Man
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 36 1 46
Black on Black
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: RCA Victor
3 39
It's Only Rock + Roll
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: RCA Victor
10 109
Waylon and Company
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: RCA Victor
12
Never Could Toe the Mark
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: RCA Victor
20 208
Turn the Page
  • Release date: 1985
  • Label: RCA Victor
23
Sweet Mother Texas
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: RCA Victor
Will the Wolf Survive 1
Hangin' Tough
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: MCA Records
19
A Man Called Hoss
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: MCA Records
22
Full Circle
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: MCA Records
37
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US Country US
The Eagle 9 172
Too Dumb for New York City, Too Ugly for L.A.
  • Release date: 1992
  • Label: Epic Records
70
Ol' Waylon Sings Ol' Hank
  • Release date: 1992
  • Label: WJ Records
Cowboys, Sisters, Rascals & Dirt
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: Ode 2 Kids
Waymore's Blues (Part II)
  • Release date: 1994
  • Label: RCA Records
63
Right for the Time
  • Release date: 1996
  • Label: Justice Records
Closing In on the Fire 71
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2010s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US Country US
Goin' Down Rockin': The Last Recordings
  • Release date: 2012
  • Label: Saguaro Road
14 67

Live albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US
Waylon Live
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 46
Never Say Die: Live 71
Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: RCA Records
64
Live from Austin, TX
Waylon Jennings & The Waymore Blues Band
Never Say Die The Final Concert Film
67
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilations[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN Country CAN
Waylon Jennings
The Best of Waylon Jennings
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: RCA Records
Don't Think Twice
Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Camden
Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Camden
Heartaches by the Number
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Camden
Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: RCA Records
1 28 1 20
  • US: 5× Platinum[9]
  • CAN: 3× Platinum[10]
Waylon's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: RCA Victor
27 202
The Collector's Series
  • Release date: 1985
  • Label: RCA Victor
The Waylon Files, Vol 1-15
The Best of Waylon
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: RCA Records
The Early Years
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: RCA Records
New Classic Waylon
  • Release date: 1989
  • Label: MCA Records
48
Waylon Jennings – The RCA Years –
Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: RCA Records
The Essential Waylon Jennings
  • Release date: 1996
  • Label: RCA Records
Super Hits
  • Release date: 1996
  • Label: RCA Records
66
Super Hits II
  • Release date: 1998
  • Label: RCA Records
20th Century Masters – The Millennium
Collection: The Best of Waylon Jennings
67
RCA Country Legends
  • Release date: 2001
  • Label: RCA Records
19 155
Ultimate Waylon Jennings
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: RCA Records
16 139
The Complete MCA Recordings
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: MCA Nashville
16 Biggest Hits
  • Release date: 2005
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
42
Nashville Rebel
  • Release date: 2006
  • Label: RCA Records
Waylon Sings Hank Williams
  • Release date: 2006
  • Label: YMC Records
The Essential Waylon Jennings
  • Release date: 2007
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
Playlist: The Very Best of Waylon Jennings
  • Release date: 2008
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
53
Super Hits II 74
Country: Waylon Jennings
  • Release date: 2012
  • Label: Sony Music
62
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Collaborations[edit]

With Willie Nelson[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN Country CAN
Waylon & Willie
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 12 7 11
  • US: 2× Platinum[11]
  • CAN: Platinum[12]
WWII
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: RCA Victor
3 57
Take It to the Limit
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: Columbia Records
3 60
Clean Shirt
  • Release date: 1991
  • Label: Epic Records
28 193
Waylon and Willie Super Hits
  • Release date: 1999
  • Label: RCA Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other collaborations[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US Country US CAN
Country-Folk
(with The Kimberlys)
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: RCA Victor
13 169
Ned Kelly (soundtrack)
Mackintosh & T.J. (soundtrack)
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: RCA Victor
16 189
Wanted! The Outlaws
(with Willie Nelson, Jessi Colter and Tompall Glaser)
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: RCA Victor
1 10 59
  • US: 2× Platinum[15]
  • CAN: Platinum[16]
White Mansions
(with Jessi Colter, John Dillon and Steve Cash)
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: A&M Records
Leather and Lace
(with Jessi Colter)
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: RCA Victor
11 43
Heroes
(with Johnny Cash)
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: Columbia Records
13
Old Dogs
(with Bobby Bare, Jerry Reed, Mel Tillis)
61
The Crickets and Their Buddies
(with The Crickets and various artists)
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: Sovereign Artists
Waylon Forever
(with Shooter Jennings and The .357's)
28 142
Old 97's & Waylon Jennings
(with Old 97's)
65
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1960s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1962 "Crying" N/A
"Another Blue Day"
1964 "Four Strong Winds"
"The Race Is On"
1965 "That's the Chance I'll Have to Take" 49 Folk - Country
"Stop the World (And Let Me Off)" 16
"Anita, You're Dreaming" 17 Leavin' Town
1966 "Time to Bum Again" 17
"(That's What You Get) For Lovin' Me" 9
"Green River" 11 Nashville Rebel (soundtrack)
1967 "Mental Revenge" 12 Jewels
"The Chokin' Kind" 8 4 Hangin' On
"Walk On Out of My Mind" 5 5 Only the Greatest
1968 "I Got You" (with Anita Carter) 4 2 Just to Satisfy You
"Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line" 2 1 Only the Greatest
"Yours Love" 5 5 Jewels
1969 "Something's Wrong in California" 19 The Best of Waylon Jennings
"The Days of Sand and Shovels" 20 1
"Brown Eyed Handsome Man" 3 1 Waylon
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country US US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC
1970 "Singer of Sad Songs" 12 11 Singer of Sad Songs
"The Taker" 5 94 8 Taker/Tulsa
"(Don't Let the Sun Set on You) Tulsa" 16 30
1971 "Mississippi Woman" 14 6
"Cedartown, Georgia" 12 11 Cedartown, Georgia
"Good Hearted Woman" 3 1 Good Hearted Woman
1972 "Sweet Dream Woman" 7 3
"Pretend I Never Happened" 6 2 Lonesome On'ry and Mean
1973 "You Can Have Her" 7 114 2
"We Had It All" 28 17 Honky Tonk Heroes
"You Asked Me To" 8 8
1974 "This Time" 1 1 This Time
"I'm a Ramblin' Man" 1 75 2 81 Ramblin' Man
1975 "Rainy Day Woman" 2 18
"Dreaming My Dreams with You" 10 4 Dreaming My Dreams
"Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way" 1 60 21
1976 "Can't You See" 4 97 1 Are You Ready for the Country
"Are You Ready for the Country" 7 3
1977 "Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)" 1 25 16 1 46 40 Ol' Waylon
"The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)" 1 1 Waylon and Willie
1978 "I've Always Been Crazy" 1 1 I've Always Been Crazy
"Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand" 5 1
1979 "Amanda" 1 54 40 1 67 7 Greatest Hits
"Come with Me" 1 1 What Goes Around Comes Around
"I Ain't Living Long Like This" 1 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1980 "Clyde" 7 103 1 Music Man
"Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)"[A] 1 21 2
1981 "Shine" 5 1 Black on Black
1982 "Women Do Know How to Carry On" 4 6
1983 "Lucille (You Won't Do Your Daddy's Will)" 1 4 It's Only Rock and Roll
"Breakin' Down" 10 4
"Hold On, I'm Comin'" (with Jerry Reed) 20 7 Waylon and Company
"The Conversation" (with Hank Williams, Jr.) 15 12
1984 "I May Be Used (But Baby I Ain't Used Up)" 4 4
"Never Could Toe the Mark" 6 2 Never Could Toe the Mark
"America" 6 Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
1985 "Waltz Me to Heaven" 10 14
"Drinkin' and Dreamin'" 2 26 Turn the Page
"The Devil's on the Loose" 13 7
1986 "Working Without a Net" 7 5 Will the Wolf Survive
"Will the Wolf Survive" 5 5
"What You'll Do When I'm Gone" 8 7
1987 "Rose in Paradise" 1 1 Hangin' Tough
"Fallin' Out" 8 11
"Rough and Rowdy Days" 6 18 A Man Called Hoss
1988 "If Ole Hank Could Only See Us Now" 16 37
"How Much Is It Worth to Live In L.A." 38 * Full Circle
1989 "Which Way Do I Go (Now That I'm Gone)" 28 *
"Trouble Man" 61 *
"You Put the Soul in the Song" 59 89
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

1990s — 2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1990 "Wrong" 5 2 The Eagle
"Where Corn Don't Grow" 67 42
"What Bothers Me Most" 66 72
1991 "The Eagle" 22 20
1992 "Just Talkin'" Too Dumb for New York City,
Too Ugly for L.A.
"Too Dumb for New York City" 83
1998 "I Know About Me, I Don't Know About You" Closing in on the Fire
2012 "Goin' Down Rockin'" Goin' Down Rockin': The Last Recordings
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Singles with Jessi Colter[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country CAN Country
1970 "Suspicious Minds" 25 N/A
1971 "Under Your Spell Again" 39 Ladies Love Outlaws
1976 "Suspicious Minds" (re-release) 2 2 Wanted! The Outlaws
1981 "Storms Never Last" (with Jessi Colter) 17 11 Music Man
1981 "The Wild Side of Life/
It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels"
10 6 Leather and Lace
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles with Willie Nelson[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country US US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC
1976 "Good Hearted Woman" (re-recording) 1 25 16 5 6 Wanted! The Outlaws
1978 "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys" 1 42 33 1 57 42 Waylon and Willie
1982 "Just to Satisfy You" 1 52 2 Black on Black
"(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" 13 2 WWII
1983 "Take It to the Limit" 8 102 31 1 Take It to the Limit
1991 "If I Can Find a Clean Shirt" 51 25 Clean Shirt
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other collaborations[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country CAN
1969 "MacArthur Park" The Kimberlys 23 93 11 96 Country - Folk
1986 "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" Johnny Cash 35 40 Heroes
"The Ballad of Forty Dollars" 50
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart positions Album
US Country US US AC CAN Country CAN CAN AC
1967 "Chet's Tune" Some of Chet's Friends 38 N/A
1978 "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" Johnny Cash 2 5 I Would Like to See You Again
1983 "Leave Them Boys Alone" Hank Williams, Jr.
(with Ernest Tubb)
6 7 Strong Stuff
1985 "We Are the World" USA for Africa 76 1 1 1 1 We Are the World
1988 "Somewhere Between Ragged and Right" John Anderson 23 35 Blue Skies Again
"High Ridin' Heroes" David Lynn Jones 14 12 Hard Times on Easy Street
1996 "One Good Love" Neil Diamond 34 Tennessee Moon
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Charted B-Sides[edit]

Year B-Side Peak chart positions Original A-Side
US Country US
[18]
CAN Country
1967 "Love of the Common People" 67 "The Chokin' Kind"
1969 "Delia's Gone" 37 124 "The Days of Sand and Shovels"
1975 "Let's All Help the Cowboy (Sing the Blues)" flip "Rainy Day Woman"
"Waymore's Blues" 110 "Dreaming My Dreams with You"
"Bob Wills Is Still the King" flip "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way"
1976 "I'll Go Back to Her" flip "Can't You See"
"So Good Woman" flip "Are You Ready for the Country"
1977 "Lookin' for a Feeling" flip "The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)"
1978 "I Can Get Off On You" (with Willie Nelson) flip "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys"
"Girl I Can Tell (You're Trying to Work It Out)" flip "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand"
1979 "Wish I Was Crazy Again" (with Johnny Cash) 22 25 "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
1983 "The Conversation" (with Hank Williams, Jr.) David Hogan
1984 "Never Could Toe the Mark"
"If She'll Leave Her Mama"
"Settin' Me Up"
"Where Would I Be"
"Whatever Gets You Through the Night"
"America"
1990 "Wrong" Deaton Flanigen
1991 "If I Can Find a Clean Shirt" (with Willie Nelson)
1993 "Cowboy Movies" Greg Travis
1995 "Wild Ones" Deaton Flanigen
1996 "One Good Love" (with Neil Diamond)[19]
"Deep in the West" (with Jessi Colter) Jane Minarovic
2001 "Drift Away" Wyatt Smith
"Never Say Die"
"Amanda/A Couple More Years"

Notes[edit]

  • A^ "Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)" reached number 26 on the New Zealand Singles Chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Dreaming My Dreams". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Are You Ready for the Country". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Ol%27 Waylon". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  4. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Ol' Waylon". Music Canada. 
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – I%27ve Always Been Crazy". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  6. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – What Goes Around". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Music Man". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  8. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Waylon Live". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Greatest Hits". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  10. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Greatest Hits". Music Canada. 
  11. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Waylon and Willie". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  12. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Waylon and Willie". Music Canada. 
  13. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – WW II". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  14. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Take It to the Limit". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  15. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – The Outlaws". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  16. ^ "Canadian album certifications – The Outlaws". Music Canada. 
  17. ^ "American album certifications – Waylon Jennings – Leather & Lace". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  18. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 453. ISBN 0-89820-188-8. 
  19. ^ "CMT : Videos : Neil Diamond : One Good Love". Country Music Television. Retrieved November 18, 2011. 

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