Alabama discography

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Alabama discography
Studio albums26
Live albums4
Compilation albums21
Music videos31
Singles74
Tribute albums1

Alabama is a country music band composed of Randy Owen, Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, and Mark Herndon. Its discography comprises 26 studio albums, including 20 recorded for RCA Records. Alabama also charted 77 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which 34 reached number one. The band's longest-lasting number one was "Jukebox in My Mind", which spent four weeks at that position in 1990. Several of the band's early-1980s releases also crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks charts, including "Love in the First Degree", "Take Me Down", and "The Closer You Get", all of which reached top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Studio albums[edit]

1970s[edit]

Title Album details
Wild Country[1]
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: LSI Records
  • Format: LP, cassette
Deuces Wild[1]
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: LSI Records
  • Format: LP, cassette
Alabama Band No. 3[1]
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: MDJ Records
  • Format: LP, cassette

1980s[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions Certifications
US Country
[2]
US
[3]
CAN Country
[4]
CAN
[5]
My Home's in Alabama
  • Release date: May 1980
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
3 71 1
Feels So Right
  • Release date: February 1981
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 16
Mountain Music
  • Release date: February 1982
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 14 38
  • US: 5× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[7]
The Closer You Get...
  • Release date: March 1983
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 10 17
  • US: 4× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[7]
Roll On
  • Release date: January 1984
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 21 37
  • US: 4× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[7]
40-Hour Week
  • Release date: January 1985
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 28 69
  • US: 2× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[7]
Alabama Christmas[a]
  • Release date: September 1985
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
8 75
  • US: 2× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[7]
The Touch
  • Release date: September 1986
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 42 88
Just Us
  • Release date: September 1987
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 55
  • US: Platinum[6]
Southern Star
  • Release date: February 1989
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 62 4
  • US: Platinum[6]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions Certifications
US Country
[2]
US
[3]
CAN Country
[4]
CAN
[5]
Pass It On Down
  • Release date: May 21, 1990
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
3 57
  • US: Platinum[6]
American Pride
  • Release date: August 11, 1992
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
11 46 4 62
Cheap Seats
  • Release date: October 12, 1993
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
16 76 4
In Pictures
  • Release date: August 15, 1995
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
12 100 10
  • US: Platinum[6]
Alabama Christmas Vol. II[b]
  • Release date: September 17, 1996
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
18 177
Dancin' on the Boulevard
  • Release date: April 8, 1997
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
5 55 2
  • US: Platinum[6]
Twentieth Century
  • Release date: June 15, 1999
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
5 51 5
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
[2]
US
[3]
US Christ
[9]
When It All Goes South
  • Release date: January 9, 2001
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
4 37
Songs of Inspiration
  • Release date: October 24, 2006
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, music download
1 15 1
Songs of Inspiration II
  • Release date: March 27, 2007
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, music download
3 33 1
Angels Among Us:
Hymns & Gospel Favorites
6 33 2
Southern Drawl
  • Release date: September 18, 2015
  • Label: BMG Chrysalis
  • Format: CD, music download
2 14
American Christmas[c]
  • Release date: October 6, 2017
  • Label: BMG Chrysalis
  • Format: CD, music download
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

1980s and 1990s[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions Certifications
US Country
[2]
US
[3]
CAN Country
[4]
CAN
[5]
Greatest Hits
  • Release date: January, 1986
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
1 24 64
  • US: 5× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[7]
Greatest Hits Vol. II
  • Release date: October 8, 1991
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
10 72 13
  • US: Platinum[6]
For Our Fans
  • Release date: August 13, 1993
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
2 48
Christmas with The Judds and Alabama
(with The Judds)
  • Release date: August 16, 1994
  • Label: BMG Special Products
  • Format: CD, cassette
61
Greatest Hits Vol. III
  • Release date: September 27, 1994
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
8 56
  • US: 2× Platinum[6]
Super Hits
  • Release date: May 21, 1996
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
46
Born Country
  • Release date: November 18, 1997
  • Label: BMG Special Products
  • Format: CD, cassette
75
Super Hits II
  • Release date: March 24, 1998
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
59
The Essential Alabama
  • Release date: June 2, 1998
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
63
For the Record
  • Release date: August 25, 1998
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
2 13 4
  • US: 5× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[7]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
[2]
US
[3]
CAN
[10]
In the Mood: The Love Songs
  • Release date: February 4, 2003
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, music download
4 15
The American Farewell Tour
  • Release date: October 7, 2003
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, music download
6 64
The Ultimate Alabama
  • Release date: October 12, 2004
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, music download
10 52
The Essential Alabama
  • Release date: May 17, 2005
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, music download
52
Livin' Lovin' Rockin' Rollin':
The 25th Anniversary Collection
  • Release date: January 31, 2006
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, music download
28 120
Christmas Collection 62
16 Biggest Hits 40
Playlist: The Very Best of Alabama
  • Release date: April 29, 2008
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
  • Format: CD, music download
68
Mountain Music: The Best of Alabama
  • Release date: November 23, 2009
  • Label: RCA Camden
  • Format: CD, music download
85
Country: Alabama
  • Release date: 2013
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
  • Format: CD, music download
59
The Classic Christmas Album[d]
  • Release date: October 8, 2013
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
  • Format: CD, music download
46
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak
positions
Certifications
US Country
[2]
US
[3]
Alabama Live
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: LP, CD, music download
1 76
  • US: Platinum[6]
Gonna Have a Party...Live
  • Release date: February 23, 1993
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
Setlist: The Very Best of Alabama Live
  • Release date: July 13, 2010
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
  • Format: CD, music download
72
Alabama & Friends: At the Ryman 29
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Tribute albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak
positions
US Country
[2]
US
[3]
Alabama & Friends 2 8

Singles[edit]

1970s and 1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[11]
US
[12]
US AC
[13]
CAN Country
[14]
CAN AC
[15]
1977 "I Want to Be with You Tonight" 78 Deuces Wild
1979 "I Wanna Come Over" 33 My Home's in Alabama
1980 "My Home's in Alabama" 17
"Tennessee River" 1 1
"Why Lady Why" 1 3
1981 "Old Flame" 1 [e] 1 Feels So Right
"Feels So Right"[f] 1 20 9 5 1
"Love in the First Degree" 1 15 5 1 1
1982 "Mountain Music" 1 [g] 1 1 Mountain Music
"Take Me Down" 1 18 5 1 1
"Close Enough to Perfect" 1 65 1
1983 "Dixieland Delight" 1 1 The Closer You Get...
"The Closer You Get" 1 38 9 1 1
"Lady Down on Love" 1 76 18 1 10
1984 "Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)" 1 1 Roll On
"When We Make Love" 1 72 8 1 3
"If You're Gonna Play in Texas
(You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)
"
1 1
"(There's A) Fire in the Night" 1 1
1985 "There's No Way" 1 32 2 40 Hour Week
"40 Hour Week (For a Livin')" 1 1
"Can't Keep a Good Man Down" 1 1
1986 "She and I" 1 1 Greatest Hits
"Touch Me When We're Dancing" 1 1 The Touch
1987 ""You've Got" the Touch" 1 1
"Tar Top" 7 4 Just Us
"Face to Face" (with K. T. Oslin; uncredited) 1 1
1988 "Fallin' Again" 1 1
"Song of the South" 1 1 Southern Star
1989 "If I Had You" 1 1
"High Cotton" 1 1
"Southern Star" 1 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[11]
US
[12]
US AC
[13]
CAN Country
[14]
1990 "Pass It On Down" 3 2 Pass It On Down
"Jukebox in My Mind" 1 1
"Forever's as Far as I'll Go" 1 15 3
1991 "Down Home" 1 1
"Here We Are" 2 3
"Then Again" 4 33 6 Greatest Hits Vol. II
"Born Country" 2 2
1992 "Take a Little Trip" 2 2 American Pride
"I'm in a Hurry (And Don't Know Why)" 1 1
"Once Upon a Lifetime" 3 2
1993 "Hometown Honeymoon" 3 1
"Reckless" 1 [h] 1 Cheap Seats
"T.L.C. A.S.A.P." 7 3
1994 "The Cheap Seats" 13 6
"We Can't Love Like This Anymore" 6 7 Greatest Hits Vol. III
"Give Me One More Shot" 3 3
1995 "She Ain't Your Ordinary Girl" 2 1 In Pictures
"In Pictures" 4 [i] 3
1996 "It Works" 19 17
"Say I" 38 18
"The Maker Said Take Her" 4 13
1997 "Sad Lookin' Moon" 2 1 Dancin' on the Boulevard
"Dancin', Shaggin' on the Boulevard" 3 4
"Of Course I'm Alright" 22 23
1998 "She's Got That Look in Her Eyes" 21 10
"How Do You Fall in Love" 2 82 9 For the Record
"Keepin' Up" 14 69 8
1999 "God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You"
(featuring 'N Sync)
3 29 1 Twentieth Century
"Small Stuff" 24 [j] 25
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[11]
US
[12]
CAN Country
[14]
2000 "Twentieth Century" 51 68 Twentieth Century
"We Made Love" 63
"When It All Goes South" 15 [k] When It All Goes South
2001 "Will You Marry Me" (with Jann Arden; uncredited) 41
2002 "The Woman He Loves"[18]
"I'm in the Mood" 48 In the Mood: The Love Songs
2010 "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way" 53 The Music Inside: A Collaboration
Dedicated to Waylon Jennings
2013 "All American" [l] Alabama & Friends
2015 "Wasn't Through Lovin' You Yet"[20] Southern Drawl
2016 "Come Find Me" (with Alison Krauss)[21]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

As a featured artist[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Certifications Album
US Country
[11]
US Country Airplay
[22]
US
[12]
US AC
[13]
CAN Country
[m]
CAN
[n]
AUS
1987 "Deep River Woman"
(Lionel Richie with Alabama)
10 71 28 10 10 Dancing on the Ceiling
2011 "Old Alabama"
(Brad Paisley featuring Alabama)
1 38 41 This Is Country Music
2016 "Forever Country"
(as Artists of Then, Now & Forever)
1 33 21 39 25 26 N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Christmas singles[edit]

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
US Country
[11]
US
1982 "Christmas in Dixie" [o] 35 Alabama Christmas
1993 "Angels Among Us" 53 [p] Cheap Seats
1994 "Angels Among Us" (re-entry) 28
1997 "Christmas in Dixie" (re-entry) 47 Alabama Christmas
1998 40
1999 37
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Charted B-sides[edit]

Year B-side Peak positions Original A-side
US Country
[11]
1984 "I'm Not That Way Anymore" [q] "If You're Gonna Play in Texas
(You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)"
2000 "New Year's Eve 1999" (with Gretchen Peters) 55 "Twentieth Century"

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
US Country
[11]
1995 "Sweet Home Alabama" 75 Skynyrd Frynds
1997 "The Blessings" 72 Alabama Christmas Vol. II
1999 "Santa Claus (I Still Believe in You)" 71 Alabama Christmas
"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" 64 Alabama Christmas Vol. II
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1981 "Old Flame" Marc Ball
"Feels So Right"
1982 "Mountain Music"
"Take Me Down"
1983 "Dixieland Delight" David Hogan
"The Closer You Get"
1984 "I'm Not That Way Anymore"
"(There's A) Fire in the Night"
1985 "There's No Way"
"40 Hour Week (For a Livin')"
"Can't Keep a Good Man Down"
1986 "She and I"
"Touch Me When We're Dancing" Marc Ball
1987 "Tar Top" David Hogan
1988 "Song of the South" Steve Boyle
1989 "High Cotton" Jack Cole
1990 "Pass It On Down"
1992 "Richard Petty Fans"
"I'm in a Hurry (And Don't Know Why)" Deaton Flanigen
1994 "The Cheap Seats"
"Angels Among Us"
1996 "It Works"
1997 "Dancin', Shaggin' on the Boulevard"
1998 "She's Got That Look in Her Eyes" Tom Bevins
"How Do You Fall in Love" Brent Hedgecock
1999 "God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You"
(with 'N Sync)
2000 "When It All Goes South"
2002 "I'm in the Mood" David McClister
2010 "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way" David Poag
2011 "Old Alabama" (with Brad Paisley) Jim Shea
2016 "Forever Country" (as Artists of Then, Now and Forever) Joseph Kahn

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Alabama Christmas also peaked at number 1 on Top Holiday Albums.[8]
  2. ^ Alabama Christmas Vol. II also peaked at number 7 on Top Holiday Albums.[8]
  3. ^ American Christmas peaked at number 4 on Top Holiday Albums.[8]
  4. ^ The Classic Country Album also peaked at number 17 on Top Holiday Albums.[8]
  5. ^ "Old Flame" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 3 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[16]
  6. ^ "Feels So Right" also peaked at number 37 on the Dutch Single Top 100 chart.[17]
  7. ^ "Mountain Music" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 1 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[16]
  8. ^ "Reckless" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 23 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[16]
  9. ^ "In Pictures" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 18 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[16]
  10. ^ "Small Stuff" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[16]
  11. ^ "When It All Goes South" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 10 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[16]
  12. ^ "All American" did not enter Hot Country Songs, but peaked at number 58 on Billboard Country Indicator.[19]
  13. ^ Peak for "Deep River Woman" per Country Tracks (RPM); peak for "Forever Country" per Canada Country (Billboard).
  14. ^ Peak for "Deep River Woman" per Top Singles (RPM); peaks for "Old Alabama" and "Forever Country" per Canadian Hot 100 (Billboard).
  15. ^ The original 1982 release of "Christmas in Dixie" was a double A-side with "Christmas Is Just a Song for Us This Year" by Louise Mandrell and R.C. Bannon.
  16. ^ "Angels Among Us" did not enter the Hot 100, but peaked at number 22 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles.[16]
  17. ^ "I'm Not That Way Anymore" was credited as a double A-side to "If You're Gonna Play in Texas" during that song's first two weeks on the charts only.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Alabama Discography". Rocky-52. Retrieved December 6, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Alabama - Top Country Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Alabama - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Alabama - Country Albums/CDs". RPM. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c "Alabama - Top Albums/CDs". RPM. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "American certifications – Alabama". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Canadian certifications – Alabama". Music Canada. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d "Alabama - Top Holiday Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  9. ^ "Alabama - Top Christian Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  10. ^ "Alabama - Billboard Canadian Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g "Alabama - Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  12. ^ a b c d "Alabama - Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  13. ^ a b c "Alabama - Adult Contemporary". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  14. ^ a b c "Alabama - Country Singles". RPM. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  15. ^ "Alabama - Adult Contemporary". RPM. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h Whitburn, Joel (2012). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2012. Record Research, Inc. pp. 16–17. ISBN 978-0-89820-203-8.
  17. ^ "Alabama - Feels So Right". Dutch Charts. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  18. ^ "Reviews & Previews - Singles (Spotlights)" (PDF). Billboard. January 26, 2002.
  19. ^ "Alabama - Country Indicator". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  20. ^ "Alabama Are Back! Check Out Their New Song 'Wasn't Through Lovin' You Yet'". People. July 30, 2015.
  21. ^ Shelburne, Craig (April 13, 2016). "Alabama Announces Tour Dates, New Single With Alison Krauss". MusicRow. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  22. ^ "Alabama - Country Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  23. ^ "American single certifications – Artists of Then, Now & Forever – Forever Country". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 12, 2018. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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